Tag Archives: 2006

The Return Of Scooped: Peter Gabriel – Flotsam + Jetsam Competes With My Own Set From 2006 [part 2]

[…continued from last post] So yesterday we covered what I’m missing: six tracks from the early-mid solo era. Two of them were unleashed only for this set, and I actually had one of the missing tunes without knowing it! The … Continue reading

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The Return Of Scooped: Peter Gabriel – Flotsam + Jetsam Competes With My Own Set From 2006 [part 1]

Last Friday I noticed that there was a massive dump of peter gabriel rarities in the form of a digital-only BSOG. Of course, that made me think of my attempt at such a beast back in 2006. I had wanted … Continue reading

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Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 3]

[…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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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 53]

[continued from this post] While the Onetwo album had been gestating since the early 2000s, to be released in 2007, there had already been a seismic occurrence with the tentative reformation of OMD in 2005 for the purposes of a … Continue reading

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Collecting Simple Minds In The 21st Century [part 4]

[continued from previous post] We proceed in listing the many singles in many territories that Simple Minds issued like dandelion seeds in the 21st century. Part 4 Simple Minds Home CD#1 EUROPE CD5 | Sanctuary Records ‎– SANXS388 | 2005 Home [edit] 4:03 Bird On A Wire 3:50 … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 35]

2005-2008 The next years brought almost nothing from the David Bowie camp. Between his heart problems and his newly born daughter, what possible reason would he have to venture out into the world? Sightings of the Thin White one became scarce. … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 56]

With “Black + White 050505” getting out in the world to positive reviews [Darryl Esslea of Record Collector have it a lapsed fan 5/5 rave], the time of release was marked for me by a bittersweet moment. Getting the two CD … Continue reading

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