Tag Archives: DLX RM

Maybe Now It’s Time To Complete That ‘Classic Cars’ Collection?

We’ve not often mentioned The Cars here; I was never an enthusiastic raver. The first album was played to death on the FM-Rock I listened to at the time of its release, so it was easy to ignore them, though … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Photos [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The program was largely pop/rock coming down on the pop side of the fence. To the point that the ballad “Friends” dared to have the band bust out acoustic guitars; a daring move in 1980 Post-Punk … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Photos [part 1]

The Photos: The Photos UK CD DLX RM [2007] Do You Have Fun? Irene Barbarellas Now That You Tell Me That We’re Through Look At The Band Friends Loss Of Contact She’s Artistic All I Want Maxine Evelyn 11 I … Continue reading

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Record Review: Girls At Our Best! – Pleasure [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] Once the laser hit the ebullient title cut to the album [which originally began the 1981 LP] then all bets were off. This was an immediately gripping piece of hook laden pop-punk with a penchant for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Girls At Our Best! – Pleasure

Girls At Our Best!: Pleasure UK CD [2009] Getting Nowhere Fast Warm Girls Politics! It’s Fashion Go For The Gold Pleasure Too Big For Your Boots I’m Beautiful Now Waterbed Babies Fun City Teenagers £600,000 Heaven China Blue Fast Boyfriends … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Musik – From A To B [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The title seemed sort of cribbed from Brian Eno, but “Dead Fish [Don’t Swim Home]” perhaps owed more to the arch pop strategist than its title. The extended intro was all based on backwards synth tapes … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Musik – From A To B

New Musik: From A To B NL CD [1994] Straight Lines Sanctuary A Map Of You Science On Islands This World Of Water Living By Numbers Dead Fish (Don’t Swim Home) Adventures The Safe Side Missing Persons She’s A Magazine Sad … Continue reading

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