Tag Archives: 1986

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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30 Days: 30 Albums | A Certain Ratio – FORCE

A Certain Ratio were a band that I have been aware of since about 1982 but until this summer, no releases had ever been in my Record Cell. I knew they were a Factory band, which had, and then lost … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | They Might Be Giants

I can;t believe it took me over 30 years to finally hear this album, but that’s the sad truth. At first, the TMBG debut album was LP only in that nether period where not all new albums in the mid-80s … Continue reading

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REDUX : Various Artists – ‘Til Things Are Brighter – A Tribute To Johnny Cash

July 7, 2014 Various Artists: ‘Til Things Are Brighter – A Tribute To Johnny Cash UK CD [1988] Michelle Shocked: One Piece At A Time Stephen Mallinder: I Walk The Line Steve Mack: Rosanna’s Goin’ Wild Sally Timms: Cry, Cry, … Continue reading

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