Tag Archives: 1996

Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 41]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Universal | 1996 – 2.5 [continued from previous post] Andy McCluskey undoubtedly heard a compilation of African American gospel recordings released in 1994 by Smithsonian Folkways entitled “Wade in the Water: African American Sacred … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 40]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Universal | 1996 – 2.5 [continued from previous post] The next track had been the initial, pre-release single, but that meant nothing to me. It still took me almost two years to finally hear … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 39]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Universal | 1996 – 2.5 [continued from this post] It was a three year gap between the release of “Liberator” and the next OMD album, “Universal.” I remember having a very difficult time finding … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Frazier Chorus – Elaine BSOG

Frazier Chorus: Elaine 4 x CD-R [2009] DISC 1 Sloppy Heart [4AD ver.] Typical [4AD ver.] Storm [4AD ver.] Dream Kitchen [ext.] Down 40 Winks [ext.] Typical! [7”] Born With A Headache Typical! [ext. mix] Storm [live mix] Typical! [live … Continue reading

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Three British Bands That I Liked In The 90s: #3 – Suede

The third and final British band to make me a die-hard fan in the 90s just barely made their winning impression at the tail end of the decade. That was Suede, who, for those who remember correctly, actually debuted in … Continue reading

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Record Review: Heaven 17 – Designing Heaven UK CD#1

Heaven 17: Designing Heaven UK CD 1/2 [1996] Designing Heaven (Radio Mix) Designing Heaven (Lloyd-Wright Mix – Motiv 8’s Radio Mix) Designing Heaven (Le Corbusier Mix – Motiv 8’s Dub 12) Designing Heaven (Trans European Heaven) Designing Heaven (Den Himmel … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 37]

As 1995 crept towards 1996, huge sea changes were afoot for Simple Minds. First of all, the band’s September 13, 1995 stop in Glasgow featured one Derek Forbes strapping on his bass for “Waterfront” and “Love Song.” The band had occasionally … Continue reading

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