Tag Archives: 1989

Record Review: Tin Machine: “You Belong In Rock ‘N Roll” LTD UK CD5 In Canister Packaging

Tin Machine: You Belong In Rock ‘N Roll – UK – LTD CD5 [1991] You Belong In Rock N’ Roll [Extended Mix] 6:33 You Belong In Rock N’ Roll [LP Version] 4:08 Amlapura [Indonesian Version] 3:50 Shakin’ All Over [live] … Continue reading

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That First Taste Of Transvision Vamp On A Freebie Record Mirror EP

There I was. Minding my own business in the late 80s. Trying to get some nourishment from the thin gruel of the UK music scene of the time, when during one of my weekly MTV sessions during 120 Minutes [all … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 15]

When “Animal Magic” was a hit in 1986, the thing that labels did at that time was to create a home video to sell for more than the cost of the album. After all, those videos cost money that should … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 14]

The Blow Monkeys Choices: The Singles Collection | 1989 4 Following four albums, a handful of UK hits [and some very estimable misses], the next year bought a surprise: a Blow Monkeys greatest hits compilation. As I was living by … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 11]

The Blow Monkeys Whoops! There Goes The Neighbourhood | 1988 4 Following the low charting of the initial lead off single, “This Is Your Life” in June of 1988, which only reached number 70 on the UK charts, RCA pulled … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Bulletproof Heart” US CD

Grace Jones: Bulletproof Heart – US – CD – [1989] Driving Satisfaction Kicked Around Love On Top Of Love Paper Plan Crack Attack Buletproof Heart On My Way Dream Seduction Surrender Someone To Love Don’t Cry Freedom Amado Mio Having … Continue reading

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Record Review: Antena – Camino Del Sol BENELUX CD

Antena: Camino Del Sol – BEN – CD  [1989] The Boy From Ipanema Camino Del Sol To Climb The Cliff Silly Things Sissexa Achilles Bye Bye Papaye Noelle A Hawai Les Demoiselles De Rochefort Spiral Staircase Unable It was some … Continue reading

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