Tag Archives: 1987

Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 9]

[…continued from last post] We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention one more project that The Blow Monkeys were involved in during 1987 that you might have heard of. An album that sold 37 million copies called the “Dirty Dancing” … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 8]

[…continued from last post] The album shifted on its axis tremendously when “side two” got underway with “[Celebrate] The Day After You.” The album’s third single was tremendous. The Blow Monkeys had covered Curtis Mayfield’s epic “Superfly” as a B-side … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 7]

The Blow Monkeys She Was Only A Grocer’s Daughter | 1987 3 […continued from last post] Following their dalliance with a hit on both sides of The Atlantic and a period that saw their second album [unlike their first] released … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cabaret Voltaire – “Here To Go [Live Drum Jacknife Remix]” UK 12″

As we have been deep diving into the canon of Cabaret Voltaire in the wake of Richard Kirk’s surprising death last week, one record still on the racks in the Record Cell stands out to me for its relative scarcity … Continue reading

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Breaking The Ice With Bette Bright…43 Years Later

I never heard Deaf School until sometime in the early 90s when a friend have me the US 2xLP compilation of “2nd Honeymoon/Don’t Stop The World” and I finally got to hear the fascinating group. Sure, I’d heard the name … Continue reading

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Record Review: Figures On A Beach – “Standing On Ceremony” US DLX RM CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The Art Rock of “A Pagan Gift” followed the astonishing “Elvis’ House.” Proving that this band were more that met my eye. The track was still dance floor friendly, as befit one of the two bands … Continue reading

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Record Review: Figures On A Beach – “Standing On Ceremony” US DLX RM CD [part 1]

Figures On A Beach: Standing On Ceremony – US – DLX RM CD [2008] No Stars The Glamour Of Motion Feel the Mood Angels Working Overtime Rhythm Elvis’ House A Pagan Gift Paris State of Emergency Delirium The Big Top … Continue reading

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