Tag Archives: 2004

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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Record Review: Rose McDowall – Cut With The Cake Knife

Rose McDowall: Cut With The Cake Knife DLX RM US CD [2015] Tibet Sunboy Wings Of Heaven Sixty Cowboys On The Sun Cut With The Cake Knife Crystal Nights Soldier So Vicious Don’t Fear The Reaper Crystal Days I got … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 8]

Following the insular release of “Code Blue,” [there was never a copy sold anywhere but in Australia/New Zealand] the band lineup that had stabilized around guitarist Bob Kretschmer, Andy Qunta, et. al. for several years of success splintered. I thought … Continue reading

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Collecting Simple Minds In The 21st Century [part 3]

[continued from previous post] We persist in listing the many singles in many territories that Simple Minds issued like dandelion seeds in the 21st century. Part 3 Biba-Rom One Step Closer ITALY 12″ | Absolutely Records ‎– ABR 039 | 2003 One Step Closer … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 34]

2004 [continued] With the new album, out in 2003, Bowie began what no one could have guessed was his last tour in the Fall of 2003, with a swing through Europe and England, before lighting on North America beginning in … Continue reading

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