Tag Archives: 1987

Record Review: New Order – Touched By The Hand Of God

New Order: Touched By The Hand Of God UK CD5 [1987] Touched By The Hand of God [Twelve inch mix] – 7:04 Confusion [Dub 1987] – 5:23 Temptation [Original Mix] – 7:01 This was a single that seemed to come … Continue reading

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Record Review: Giant – 14 Brand New Tracks By London Artists

Various: Giant – 14 Brand New Tracks From original London Artists UK CD [1987] Voice Of The Beehive: Beat Of Love Then Jerico: Blessed Days Hard Rain: I Will Remember Carmel: Nothing Good [Piano Mix] Communards: C Minor [Live] Hothouse … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 6]

In 1987-1988, Icehouse went all Michael Jackson as the “Man Of Colours” album had an unprecedented five top forty singles peeled off of it in their native Australia. Only three of these got a release in the US, but “Crazy” rose to … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 5]

1987 found Icehouse making their inevitable “big commercial move” album that so many acts were also doing in the mid 80s. It speaks highly for Icehouse’s taste that their “groomed for maximum selling potential” release walks a finer line than most … Continue reading

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Record Review: Pop Will Eat Itself – Love Missile F1-11

Pop Will Eat Itself: Love Missile F1-11 UK 12″ [1987] Love Missile F1-11 Orgone Accumulator Everything That Rises Must Converge Like An Angel I think that the first time that I encountered PWEI was when I was watching Snub-TV and … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ornamental – No Pain

Ornamental: No Pain UK 12″ [1987] No Pain No Pain #2 [short mix] Le Sacré d’Hiver No Pain [get ready mix] By all accounts, when Ornamental surfaced in 1987 they were that rarest of species; a New Wave supergroup. I … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 28]

1999 [continued] The last of the “EMI Three” that crossed the threshold of my Record Cell was the ill-titled “Never Let Me Down.” I had opted out of buying the 1995 UK DLX RM with three bonus tracks but one … Continue reading

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