Tag Archives: 1984

Want List: Associates – Perhaps UK 2xD DLX RM

Associates: Perhaps DLX RM – UK – 2xCD [2020] Disc 1: Perhaps + Bonus Tracks Those First Impressions Waiting For The Loveboat Perhaps Schampout Helicopter Helicopter Breakfast Thirteen Feelings The Stranger In Your Voice The Best Of You Don’t Give … Continue reading

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Record Review: Blow Monkeys – The Man From Russia UK 12″

The Blow Monkeys: The Man From Russia – UK – 12″ [1984] The Man From Russia Resurrection Love Slither I was intrigued by The Blow Monkeys after seeing the unbelievably smarmy video for “Digging Your Scene” and sharing it with … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Ultravox! Catfight Between Amii Stewart and Maria Conchita Alonso!

It’s been leading up to this point for almost eight years now! I’ve had a rough week making up my 40 hours with a later than usual dental checkup. Yesterday I re-ran the post that I did because I was … Continue reading

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Record Review: Prince – Originals DLX US CD

Prince: Originals DLX  US CD [2019] Sex Shooter Jungle Love Manic Monday Noon Rendezvous Make-Up 100 MPH You’re My Love Holly Rock Baby, You’re A Trip The Glamorous Life Gigolos Get Lonely Too Love… Thy Will Be Done Dear Michaelangelo … Continue reading

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Record Review: Blancmange – Mange Tout

Blancmange: Mange Tout UK CD [1984] Don’t Tell Me Game Above My Head Blind Vision Time Became The Tide That’s Love That It Is Murder See The Train All Things Are Nice My Baby The Day Before You Came Though … Continue reading

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Want List: Fiat Lux Are Making Up For Lost Time

I was barely a year into this blog when I first posted about Fiat Lux, the 80s band who notably emerged on Bill Nelson’s Cocteau Records label before getting signed to Polydor and releasing a string of singles… then nothing … Continue reading

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Mark Hollis: 1955-2019 [part 1]

I have to admit that I was never a card-carrying Talk Talk megafan, but when I heard that Mark Hollis had died last Monday at just 64 it struck a chord with me. Not the least of which was how … Continue reading

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