Tag Archives: Bananarama

Terry Hall: 1959-2022

Yesterday I got home from work and was starting to get ready for dinner when I saw an email from commenter schwenko that simply said “Terry Hall, GONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” That certainly hit out of the blue. I had not heard of … 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: Bananarama – Deep Sea Skiving

Bananarama: Deep Sea Skiving UK CD [1986] Shy Boy Doctor Love What A Shambles Really Saying Something [He Was Really Sayin’ Somethin’] Cheers Then Aie-A-Mwana Young At Heart Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye Hey Young London Boy Trouble … Continue reading

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CD-3 Files: Bananarama – Venus

Bananarama: Venus Japanese CD3 [1986] Venus White Train With their world-conquering “Venus” hi-NRG cover, Bananarama crossed the line in the sand from the one marked “charm” to the one marked “crass.” Their third album would still sport Swain & Jolley … Continue reading

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The CD A Week Project: #6

Various: REVO Premaster 6 CD-R [2011] Eddie Maelov + Sunshine Patteson: Lines Eddie Maelov + Sunshine Patteson: The Last Bouquet Eddie Maelov + Sunshine Patteson: Another Teardrop Eddie Maelov + Sunshine Patteson: At The Cabaret Bananarama: He’s Got Tact Martha Ladly: … Continue reading

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