Tag Archives: 2002

It’s Immaterial Prehistory In Need Of Compiling…Can It Be Done?

Yesterday we looked at the much-needed compilation of the first album period on Circa/Virgin by It’s Immaterial, but by that time, the band had a four year history that had gone all over the indie label map. Of course, the … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 32]

2002 [continued] The end of 2002 brought with it the inevitable new compilation for the coming Christmas season. It had been 1994 when the Bowie singles had last gotten a push, so there was another comp in the pipeline. “Best … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 31]

2002 The next year marked a momentous occasion. Word filtered out that Bowie had once again taken up working with producer Tony Visconti, who had produced most of his “salad days” run on vinyl in the 70s. While the Eno … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Psychedelic Furs – Forever Now

The Psychedelic Furs: Forever Now DLX RM US CD [2002] Forever Now Love My Way Goodbye Only You And I Sleep Comes Down President Gas Run And Run Danger No Easy Street Yes I Do [Merry-Go-Round] Alice’s House [early ver.] … 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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Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 9]

ALBUM 16: Cry| 2002 | designer: 2Fluid_Creative The next album design was the effort of the company responsible for the band’s 2nd generation website; 2Fluid_Creative. They inexplicably went with photos from the “Dancing Barefoot” video session, albeit altered on the back cover … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 53]

With the release of “Cry” the band lineup underwent changes in 2002 order to meet the live arena head on. The last time they had toured in Europe in 1998, on the release of “Néapolis,” saw Derek Forbes on bass … Continue reading

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