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Record Review: Gary Daly – Gone From Here UK CD [part 3]

[…continued from last post] The sun-dazzled pastoral, pizzicato pop of “Antony” called back melodically to “Difficult Shapes And Passive Rhythms [Some People Think it’s Fun To Entertain],” but this song had a lushness that came closer to the sound of … Continue reading

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Record Review: Gary Daly – Gone From Here UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “I Work Alone” was a winsome, crystalline pop single of a tune that sported music box precision and a motorik drumbox straight out of “Difficult Shapes + Passive Rhythms [Some people Think It’s Fun To Entertain].” … Continue reading

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Record Review: Gary Daly – Gone From Here UK CD [part 1]

Gary Daly: Gone From Here UK CD [2019] Write Your Wrongs Time It Takes I Work Alone Of Make Do And Mend Carousel Of Stars Transition/Peace Low Tide In The Cloudy Domain Antony Dead of Night Anger And/Or Rage Gone … Continue reading

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Gary Daly Of China Crisis Makes Solo Move

Gloryoski! I almost forgot to mention this since blogging time has been tragically thin on the ground for me lately, but Gary Daly of China Crisis has finally made good on his long-mooted solo effort that he had been mentioning online … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | China Crisis – Flaunt The Imperfection DLX RM

The title of the third China Crisis album was always something that I saw as deeply ironic. At the time, the notion of a member of Steely Dan producing this band seemed to be a wacky, left-field idea, but the … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | China Crisis – Difficult Shapes + Passive Rhythms – Some People Think It’s Fun To Entertain DLX RM

I first encountered China Crisis on MTV’s “London Calling” program where a snippet of the video for “Working With Fire + Steel” was shown. I immediately bought the album of that name, which got a release on Warner Brothers in … Continue reading

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Record Review: China Crisis – Autumn In The Neighbourhood [part 4]

[continued from this post] My best laid plans went awry. I did not find enough time to write a complete Bauhaus review over the weekend, but I was adamant that that post had to run on that day, for obvious … Continue reading

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