Tag Archives: 1987

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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Record Review: Various Artists “Hit It. Dance + Contemporary Music” US Promo CD

Various Artists: Hit It. Dance + Contemporary Music Warner Bros. Records – USP – CD [1987] Atlantic Starr: One Lover At A Time [7″ mix] 4:02 Nick Kamen: Each Time You Break My Heart [Radio Mix] 4:01 Erasure: Sometimes [7″ … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Track three was the deepest dive into the reggae bucket that the Compass Point All Stars band made their usual living in. The harsh, angular stabs of white noise synthetic percussion delivering a THWACK every bar … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 1]

Grace Jones: Nightclubbing – US – CD [1987] Walking In The Rain Pull Up To The Bumper Use Me Nightclubbing Art Groupie I’ve Seen That Face Before [Libertango] Feel Up Demolition Man I’ve Done It Again As amazing as it … Continue reading

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80s Soundtrack Week: Friday – “Some Kind Of Wonderful” US CD

So on Monday we looked at the incredibly popular “Pretty In Pink” OST. That film was written by John Hughes but actually directed by Howard Deutsch. Even though we think of it as a “John Hughes film.” It turned out … Continue reading

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Hard To Believe That There’s A Universe Where The First B-52’s Album Hadn’t Always Existed! [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “Lava” was a fantastic deep cut with all three vocalists trading lines off of each other, while the only organ line in the song was the monophonic rhythmic pulse at various points in the song. I … Continue reading

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Hard To Believe That There’s A Universe Where The First B-52’s Album Hadn’t Always Existed! [part 1]

B-52’s: B-52’s – US – CD – [1987] Planet Claire 52 Girls Dance This Mess Around Rock Lobster Lava There’s A Moon In The Sky [Called The Moon] Hero Worship 6060-842 Downtown For months it stared at me. Daring me … Continue reading

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