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Rock G.P.A.: Altered Images [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Side two seemed to get off to a promising start with “Funny Funny Me.” Where else could one heard a song that featured both a rhumba beat and calliope? Clare Grogan swooped and swerved gamely with … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Altered Images [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Altered Images Pinky Blue 1982 2.5 So, with the release of their third single, “Happy Birthday,” Altered Images were thrust into the funhouse mirror world that accompanies having a single that reached number two in the … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Altered Images [part 1]

Now that Altered Images have returned for that fourth album a mere 39 years after breaking up after their their album seemed to show their ability to land singles in the charts flagging dramatically, the appearance of album number four … Continue reading

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Altered Images New Album Has A Name And Is Ready For Pre-Order

Has it been almost half a year since we mentioned the revived Altered Images? Well, we actually knew about the pre-release of the album for order several months ago, but since it will be released on August 26th of 2022, … Continue reading

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Great Scots!! Altered Images Are Making That Very Difficult 4th Album…39 Years Later

Stop the presses! I just got a note from Gavin alerting me to the frankly astonishing news that Altered Images, the fine Scottish band of the early 80s who snuffed their career far too early for my tastes, are back…Back…BACK! … Continue reading

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80s Soundtrack Week: Tuesday – “Party Party” GER CD

Today’s album came from much earlier in the decade and came from a completely different mindset. Instead of US teens living in the “alternative music” scene of the mid-80s, our next soundtrack was from a British holiday comedy about a … Continue reading

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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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