Tag Archives: Altered Images

Record Review: Altered Images – Bring Me Closer UK 12″

Altered Images: Bring Me Closer – UK – 12″ [1983] Bring Me Closer [extended version] Surprise Me 1983 brought with it many changes as the New Wave/Post-Punk and even New Pop trends of 1981 began to mutate in an increasingly … Continue reading

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Record Review: Altered Images – Happy Birthday …Plus DLX RM UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The first single from the album didn’t trouble the charts any, but “A Day’s Wait” had another long drawn out Cure-like instrumental buildup before the vocals entered the song at the halfway point. Original guitarist Ceaser … Continue reading

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Record Review: Altered Images – Happy Birthday …Plus DLX RM UK CD [part 1]

Altered Images: Happy Birthday…Plus UK CD [2004] Intro: Happy Birthday Love And Kisses Real Toys Idols Legionnaire Faithless Beckoning Strings Happy Birthday Midnight A Day’s Wait Leave Me Alone Insects Outro: Happy Birthday Dead Pop Stars Sentimental Who Cares? Happy … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Bite

In 1983 Scot pop band Altered Images released their third and final album in sequence. Singles from it fared poorly, with the follow ups to the top 10 hit “Don’t Talk To Me About Love” barely scraping into the top … Continue reading

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Record Review: Clare Grogan – Love Bomb

Clare Grogan: Love Bomb UK 12″ [1987] Love Bomb [ext.] Love Bomb [dub] I Love The Way You Beg This was a record that surprised me when it appeared out of nowhere in 1987. I had been a fan of … Continue reading

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Those First Impressions: Altered Images – Dead Pop Stars

Altered Images: Dead Pop Stars UK 7″ [1981] Dead Pop Stars Sentimental I remember reading about Altered Images after their first album was released in the UK, but it remained until I heard the 12″ mix of “See Those eyes” … Continue reading

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Great Scots! [part 1]

It was sometime around the mid eighties, that I began to notice how many of my favorite groups were Scottish in nature. Considering that the nation has a population of just a few million, the number of Scot acts I … Continue reading

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