Tag Archives: 1994

The Real Revillos To The Rescue!

Two posts back, we were examining the disturbing, fake Revillos release that crept out of the basement in 1993. Maybe it was unplanned, or maybe it was because of that lame record, that the actual Revillos reformed for the first … Continue reading

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Record Review: Sparks – Gratuitous Sax + Senseless Violins EURO CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The delicate ballad “Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil” took a fascinating look at women like Madame Mao or Hillary Clinton, who live next to immense power. The downtempo track haunted me. Where … Continue reading

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Record Review: Sparks – Gratuitous Sax + Senseless Violins EURO CD [part 1]

Sparks: Gratuitous Sax + Senseless Violins EURO CD [1994] Gratuitous Sax When Do I Get To Sing “My Way” (When I Kiss You) I Hear Charlie Parker Playing Frankly, Scarlett, I Don’t Give A Damn I Thought I Told You … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox

Ultravox: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox 2xCD-R [2018] Disc 1 [Foxx] Satday Night In The City of The Dead Slipaway Wide Boys My Sex Young Savage ROckwrok Fear In The Western World Distant Smile The Man Who Dies Every … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Wave Hits Of the 80s – Just Can’t Get Enough Vol. 7

Various Artists: New Wave Hits of the 80s – Just Can’t Get Enough Vol. 7 US CD [1994] Haircut 100: Favourite Shirts [Boy Meets Girl] Josie Gotton: He Could Be The One The Blasters: I’m Shakin’ Split Enz: Six Months … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Yello – Zebra

I just hit a line in the sand regarding Yello, who from 1980-1990 were among my favorite bands. I heard the Ralph 7″ of “Bimbo” and immediately hopped that train! I rode it with gusto until 1988’s “Flag” album. I … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | The Dickies – Idjit Savant

I used to have three Dickies CDs that I got rid of because they weren’t “Incredible Shrinking Dickies” or “Dawn Of The Dickies. Once I go the DLC RMs of those titles in the early noughts, I figured “why clutter … Continue reading

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