Tag Archives: 1986

REVO Remastering: Torch Song – Ecstasy [REVO 060] [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Side one of “Ecstasy” capped with the dreampop of “Living Out Of Time” with the spotlight taken by vocalist Laurie Mayer’s expressive vocal and the biggest appearance of Grant Gilbert on this album on the smooth … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Torch Song – Ecstasy [REVO 060] [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “White Night” was a very strong single to open with, but the ante was upped dramatically with the second song. Torch Song had set a very high standard for cover versions on their debut album with … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Torch Song – Ecstasy [REVO 060] [part 1]

Torch Song: Ecstasy – US – CD-R – [2009] White Night Can’t Find My Way Home Spear Microdot Daylight The Pentacle Living Out of Time Mothdoom Ecstasy Nails In The Cross The Zebra Room Venus In Furs Dia Del Muerto … Continue reading

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Record Review: Thinkman – The Formula

Thinkman: The Formula GER CD [1986] Best Adventures The Formula Legend The Ecstasy Of Free Thought The Conflict The Challenge The Days Of A Champion There Shines Our Promised land When I was in Akron last weekend, I had the … Continue reading

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Record Review: WIlliam Orbit – Orbit US CD

William Orbit: Orbit US CD [1987] Love My Way Fool To Myself Heartbroken Highway Escape To Mexico Rider In Black Swamp Dog Feel Like Jumping Blue Street Cluny Ann The Night Runs Forever Cry One More Tear I was surprised … Continue reading

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Mark Hollis: 1955-2019 [part 2]

[…continued from last post] A few years later while watching the MTV “New Video Hour,” I saw the next move that Talk Talk had made. Their third album, “The Colour Of Spring,” had been released and the lead single was … Continue reading

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Record Review: Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Rage Hard (✚) (✚✚) ✪

Frankie Goes To Hollywood: Rage Hard UK CD5 [1986] Rage Hard [+ edit] Rage Hard [compacted (✚) (✚✚) ✪] Suffragette City (Don’t Lose What’s Left) Of Your Little Mind (Excerpt)/Roadhouse Blues [short] The wait for 12″ singles to make the leap … Continue reading

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