Tag Archives: 2008

Book Week – The Clash: The Clash

I was not the biggest Clash fan around. I still have never heard their first or second albums [ducks] though I was aware of the first one from at least the point where it was released in the US. I … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 55]

[continued from last post] At the same time as their return to the concert stages of Europe and the UK, 2007 also brought with it news that an OMD fan, who was a filmmaker at Aspect Television, got the approval … Continue reading

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“Ramones [The Family Tree]” Displays The Large Shadow Cast By the Forest Hills Four

Ramones: The Family Tree 2xCD ARGENTINA [2008] Disc 1 Die Toten Hosen + Joey Ramone – Blitzkreig Bop Ramones – I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend [demo] Dee Dee Ramone + Joey Ramone – I’m Seeing UFOs Marky Ramone + The Intruders … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Skids – The Absolute Game [part 2]

[continued from previous post] The bonus tracks on the Captain Oi! DLX RM of “The Absolute Game” were eleven strong. The first two were the single versions of “Circus Games” and “Goodbye Civilian.” “Circus Games” was the exact same length … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Skids – The Absolute Game [part 1]

The Skids: The Absolute Game DLX RM UK CD [2008] Circus Games Out Of Town Goodbye Civilian The Children Saw The Shame A Woman In Winter Hurry On Boys Happy To Be With You The Devils Decade One Decree Arena … Continue reading

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Record Review: Jona Lewie – On The Other Hand, There’s A Fist DLX RM

Jona Lewie: On The Other Hand, There’s A Fist DLX RM UK CD [2007] The Baby, She’s On The Street Laughing Tonight Bang-A-Lang-A-Boom-Er-Rang-Man The Fairground Ride On The Road Vous Et Moi I’ll Get By In Pittsburgh Bureaucrats Hallelujah Europa … Continue reading

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Record Review: Stephen Duffy – The Ups + Downs DLX RM [part 3]

[continued from previous post] The rest of this 2008 CD was comprised of  great selection of bonus tracks. The first of which was an unreleased 1982 Bob Lamb mix of his debut single [for WEA] “Kiss Me.” Fans who know … Continue reading

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