Tag Archives: 2016

30 Days: 30 Albums | ABC – The Lexicon of Love II

Phew! In spite of wanting this since the release was teased in… 2016, it’s taken me over two years to finally obtain the new ABC CD. This was strictly down to the inability of the band’s website to sell me … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Suede – Night Thoughts

I had [foolishly] dismissed Suede as an empty hype due to actually reading the NME buildup in real-time. A friend had given me an air-mail subscription as a birthday present. I would never have bought the NME. Once I finally … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | B-Movie – Climate Of Fear

I first heard B-Movie on a flexidisc from Flexipop magazine that had a version of “Remembrance Day” coupled with Soft Cell’s “Metro Mr. X” and I saw it as a cheap way to check out this “Soft Cell” I’d been … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

Iggy Pop is one of those artists that I always have the time for. If I one day have every album, that would be just fine with me. While they tend to sprawl all over the place at times, there … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 67]

OMD – Architecture + Morality – Dazzle Ships | 2016 – 3.5 [continued from last post] Disc two opened with the title track to “Architecture + Morality” but that sounded like a playback. The next song, “Sealand” was far from … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 66]

OMD – Architecture + Morality – Dazzle Ships | 2016 – 3.5 [continued from this post] On the face of it, I had to admit that the band had some cheek to release two live albums drawing from the same … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 65]

Having performed at the Museum of Liverpool for the first time since losing Malcolm Holmes as a drummer after his heart attack in 2013, the band opted to replace him with the first OMD drummer… the reel-to-reel tape deck named … Continue reading

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