Tag Archives: 1985

Record Review: The Cure – The Head On The Door GER CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] After the opening pop salvo of “Inbetween Days” it was time for the band to throw down the gauntlet of eclecticism that would  define this album. “Kyoto” song had a lurching, shambolic beat, courtesy of drummer … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Cure – The Head On The Door GER CD [part 1]

The Cure: The Head On The Door GER CD [1985] In Between Days Kyoto Song The Blood Six Different Ways Push The Baby Screams Close To Me A Night Like This Screw Sinking I cannot believe that in nearly 2000 … 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: Yello – Desire

YELLO: Desire UK 12″ [1985] Desire [Extended Version] Oh Yeah (Indian Summer) ‘The Stella Suite Pt 2’ [Extended Version] Collecting Yello meant that I would end up with a lot of releases from mostly three countries since their market was … Continue reading

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Record Review: Midge Ure – The Gift DLX RM [part 5]

[continued from last post] Live tracks from Ure’s Christmas ’85 date at Wembley Arena filled out the program. Two songs, “When The Winds Blow” and “After A Fashion” came from the “Call Of The Wild” 12″ B-side. Of the two, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Midge Ure – The Gift DLX RM [part 4]

[continued from last post] The second supplemental disc managed to round up almost every affiliated rarity that surrounded the album. There were a few items missing, which we’ll duly note. The 7″ version of “Call Of The Wild” was missing, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Midge Ure – The Gift DLX RM [part 3]

[continued from last post] The second side of the album began with a breezy instrumental called “Antilles.”  The melodically simple song made certain to vary the instrumental attack between the “verses” and the “chorus” structure with a variety of instrumental … Continue reading

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