Tag Archives: 2004

Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 2]

[…continued from last past] So the brief here was to discuss CDs I have made through great effort for my simulated label, that eventually actually get made by real labels. This was a weird phenomenon where there are no easy … Continue reading

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Record Review: Altered Images – Happy Birthday …Plus DLX RM UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The first single from the album didn’t trouble the charts any, but “A Day’s Wait” had another long drawn out Cure-like instrumental buildup before the vocals entered the song at the halfway point. Original guitarist Ceaser … Continue reading

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Record Review: Altered Images – Happy Birthday …Plus DLX RM UK CD [part 1]

Altered Images: Happy Birthday…Plus UK CD [2004] Intro: Happy Birthday Love And Kisses Real Toys Idols Legionnaire Faithless Beckoning Strings Happy Birthday Midnight A Day’s Wait Leave Me Alone Insects Outro: Happy Birthday Dead Pop Stars Sentimental Who Cares? Happy … Continue reading

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First Impressions Often Lie

Today my thoughts have gone to revisit those times when I have been disastrously wrong about something that upon revisiting, I will experience a 180 degree opinion switch on. Since I’ll never be Post-Punk Pope [I have no pull with … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 50]

[continued from last post] With OMD kaput as of 1998 with only catalog projects to fulfill their Virgin contract, there was also the prospect of the Claudia Brücken/Paul Humphreys project that perpetually flew under the radar for long years. It … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Elvis 2003 VS Elvis 2004 [Part 2]

[…continued from previous post] Elvis Costello + The Imposters: The Delivery Man US CD [2004] Button My Lip Country Darkness There’s A Story In Your Voice Either Side Of The Same Town The Delivery Man Monkey To Man Nothing Clings … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Elvis 2003 VS Elvis 2004 [Part 1]

Nearly four years ago in a Gaineville, Georgia thrift store we found a cache of one dollar CDs that beckoned. Among the delights to be had were a pair of Elvis Costello albums of late [for me] vintage. I have … Continue reading

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