Tag Archives: 1986

…But What About Falco?

Last week we posted on the notion of “New Wave Or Novelty…?” and the elephant in the room, even though he was not included in the artists and records discussed, was Austria’s Falco. I have been dismissive of Falco for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Inside Story” US CD

Grace Jones: Inside Story – US – CD [1986] I’m Not Perfect [But I’m Perfect For You] Hollywood Liar Chan Hitchhikes To Shanghai Victor Should Have Been A Jazz Musician Party Girl Crush Barefoot In Beverly Hills Scary But Fun … Continue reading

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Oingo Boingo Gets DLX RMs Of Four Early Classics From Rubellan Remasters

Last Friday we had to double post due to the fact that the barely released Oingo Boingo colored vinyl LPs of “Only A Lad” were flying out of the Rubellan Remasters webstore at such a furious clip, that the planned … Continue reading

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80s Soundtrack Week: Monday – “Pretty In Pink” US CD

I was going to talk about one of the records coming up this week, then I realized that it had been a bit since I had run a Theme Week here @ PPM and figured that I could work this … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Virgin Prunes – “Don’t Look Back” US 12″

The Virgin Prunes: Let’s All Sing Of The Tortured Heart [Don’t Look Back] – US – 12″ [1986] Let’s All Sing Of The Tortured Heart [Don’t Look Back] [extended remix] The White History Book Day Of Ages “Thank god it’s … Continue reading

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Record Review: Strange Cruise – Strange Cruise DLX RM UK CD [part 2]

Finally hearing “Rebel Blue Rocker,” it’s shocking that someone at EMI picked this song with its brash intro horns as the lead off single from”Strange Cruise.” All the elements of this song just seem to be awkwardly stitched together like … Continue reading

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Record Review: Strange Cruise – Strange Cruise DLX RM UK CD [part 1]

Strange Cruise: Strange Cruise DLX RM – UK – CD [2014] Hit + Run The Beat Goes On Rebel Blue Rocker Communication [breaking down the walls] This Old Town Animal Call Heart is A Lonely Hunter Love Addiction 12 Miles … Continue reading

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