Tag Archives: CD singles

Record Review: New Order – Touched By The Hand Of God

New Order: Touched By The Hand Of God UK CD5 [1987] Touched By The Hand of God [Twelve inch mix] – 7:04 Confusion [Dub 1987] – 5:23 Temptation [Original Mix] – 7:01 This was a single that seemed to come … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Cramps – Eyeball In My Martini

The Cramps: Eyeball In My Martini UK CD5 [1991] Eyeball In My Martini I Wanna Get In Your Pants Wilder Wilder, Faster Faster I always kept up with The Cramps singles as their B-sides could be simply amazing. The singles … Continue reading

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Rezillos Reviews: Out of This World + Live EP

Huzzah! About 2012, I went to the Rezillos website and saw that a new single, “Out Of This World,” had been released and was already hard to buy. The webstore was no help. I emailed Rez HQ and told them … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 8]

Following the insular release of “Code Blue,” [there was never a copy sold anywhere but in Australia/New Zealand] the band lineup that had stabilized around guitarist Bob Kretschmer, Andy Qunta, et. al. for several years of success splintered. I thought … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 7]

Holy Mackerel. Now where were we on this thread? That’s right. Icehouse rarities. After the commercial climax of “Man Of Colours,” I suppose it was inevitable that the juggling act between art and commerce that had balanced on an ever … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 6]

In 1987-1988, Icehouse went all Michael Jackson as the “Man Of Colours” album had an unprecedented five top forty singles peeled off of it in their native Australia. Only three of these got a release in the US, but “Crazy” rose to … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 5]

1987 found Icehouse making their inevitable “big commercial move” album that so many acts were also doing in the mid 80s. It speaks highly for Icehouse’s taste that their “groomed for maximum selling potential” release walks a finer line than most … Continue reading

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