Tag Archives: 2014

Record Review: Strange Cruise – Strange Cruise DLX RM UK CD [part 2]

Finally hearing “Rebel Blue Rocker,” it’s shocking that someone at EMI picked this song with its brash intro horns as the lead off single from”Strange Cruise.” All the elements of this song just seem to be awkwardly stitched together like … Continue reading

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Record Review: Strange Cruise – Strange Cruise DLX RM UK CD [part 1]

Strange Cruise: Strange Cruise DLX RM – UK – CD [2014] Hit + Run The Beat Goes On Rebel Blue Rocker Communication [breaking down the walls] This Old Town Animal Call Heart is A Lonely Hunter Love Addiction 12 Miles … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To “No Man’s Land”

We previously mentioned the only 1981 release by Lene Lovich was the “New Toy” single/EP. It was a single in some territories and an EP in others. Some having four more songs that Stiff Records passed on for the UK. … Continue reading

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REDUX: Bryan Ferry Speaks

September 24, 2014 The trip to Chicago was an excellent quick jaunt full of art, fellowship, and Mr. Ferry in a rare casual moment as the catalyst. After flying into Chicago [special thanks to Soft Cell and… Led Zeppelin for … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Blondie – Ghosts Of Download

Lately, I have been picking up [and paying for…] and Blondie albums that I did not have. This is down to two things; built-up curiosity and having heard the reformation era song “Maria” on the gym sound system and really … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [Record Surplus] [part 9]

[continued from last post] Record Surplus On Sunday we were going to link up with Mr. Ware’s daughter, who was on the tail end of a post-graduation internship with PacSun casual clothing, 3000+ miles away from her old home in … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bryan Ferry – Avonmore

Bryan Ferry: Avonmore US CD [2014] Loop De Li Midnight Train Soldier Of Fortune Driving Me Wild A Special Kind Of Guy Avonmore Lost One Night Stand Send In The Clowns Johnny + Mary Last night my wife arrived home … Continue reading

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