Tag Archives: 1984

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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REVO Remastering: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox

Ultravox: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox 2xCD-R [2018] Disc 1 [Foxx] Satday Night In The City of The Dead Slipaway Wide Boys My Sex Young Savage ROckwrok Fear In The Western World Distant Smile The Man Who Dies Every … Continue reading

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Dr. Strangebass, Or: How I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love Kajagoogoo

Kajagoogoo. The very name alone could strike scorn in the hearts of the staunchest rock critic. They were cotton candy boys with cotton candy hair, and cotton candy tunes. They first appeared as an appendage to the media monster that … Continue reading

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Record Review: Kissing The Pink – What Noise DLX RM

Kissing The Pink: What Noise DLX RM UK CD [2018] The Other Side Of Heaven Captain Zero Victory Parade Greenham Each Day In Nine The Rain It Never Stops Radio On Martin Watching The Tears Footsteps Love & Money What … Continue reading

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