Tag Archives: 2001

Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 49]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Navigation:  The OMD B-Sides | 2001 – 3.5 [continued from this post] As the hand giveth with “Firegun,” it could also take away with “This Town.” Say what you will about OMD’s cover of … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 48]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Navigation:  The OMD B-Sides | 2001 – 3.5 [continued from previous post] The next OMD single appeared just a year after “Dazzle Ships” hit the bins to confusion and a massive drop in sales. … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 47]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Navigation:  The OMD B-Sides | 2001 – 3.5 [continued from previous post] The next single from “Architecture + Morality” was picked up several years after the fact. I believe I got it at a … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 46]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Navigation:  The OMD B-Sides | 2001 – 3.5 [continued from previous post] Once I began learning about about the OMD singles, I found that record mail order catalogs were super helpful in giving me … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 45]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Navigation:  The OMD B-Sides | 2001 – 3.5 [continued from previous post] No sooner did we obtain the “Peel Sessions” disc than did Virgin announce another raiding of the OMD archives. And this time, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Billy MacKenzie – Wild Is The Wind EP

Billy MacKenzie: Wild Is The Wind UK CD5 [2001] Wild Is the Wind 3:56 Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth 3:07 Baltimore 7:40 Give Me Time [version] 9:00 It was only after being a rabid Billy MacKenzie fan for … Continue reading

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John Wetton: 1949-2017

I was looking to see what Martyn Ware [?!] had to say about the mess America has become of late when I saw that he had mentioned that John Wetton had died this morning. Having put alcoholism and open heart surgery behind him in … Continue reading

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