Tag Archives: 2010

Record Review: Midge Ure – The Gift DLX RM [part 5]

[continued from last post] Live tracks from Ure’s Christmas ’85 date at Wembley Arena filled out the program. Two songs, “When The Winds Blow” and “After A Fashion” came from the “Call Of The Wild” 12″ B-side. Of the two, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Midge Ure – The Gift DLX RM [part 4]

[continued from last post] The second supplemental disc managed to round up almost every affiliated rarity that surrounded the album. There were a few items missing, which we’ll duly note. The 7″ version of “Call Of The Wild” was missing, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Midge Ure – The Gift DLX RM [part 3]

[continued from last post] The second side of the album began with a breezy instrumental called “Antilles.”  The melodically simple song made certain to vary the instrumental attack between the “verses” and the “chorus” structure with a variety of instrumental … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 74]

[continued from last post] The first album after their reformation of 2006 was 2010’s “History Of Modern.” The bulk of it was the sound of OMD trying to see if they could fit back in their own skin. After many … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 58]

OMD – History Of Modern | 2010 – 3 [continued from last post] “Side Two” [as even the CD calls it] began with “The Future, The Past, And Forever After.” OMD fandom and critics in general largely consider this track … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 57]

OMD – History Of Modern | 2010 – 3 [continued from this post] It was September of 2010 that the long-awaited new OMD album finally got released. This was the first album with the OMD imprint in 15 years, but … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 36]

2009 The summer of 2009 was a hotbed of Bowie sightings. In the hubub surrounding his son Duncan’s  excellent hard sci-fi directorial debut, “Moon,” the proud papa was captured in the camera’s eye at festival screenings of the film. Shots of … Continue reading

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