Tag Archives: Dr. Robert

Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 20]

[…continued from last post] The first Dr. Robert solo album was produced by the artist and licensed to a number of labels for worldwide release in 1994. “Realms Of Gold” was a portrait of an artist coming to grips with … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 19]

[…continued from last post] Following the flat commercial prospects of the “Springtime For The World” campaign, The Blow Monkeys did the honorable thing and called it a day approximately a decade into their lifespan. Reasoning that the releases were not … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 4]

[…continued from last post] Acoustic guitars and strings fueled “Professor Supercool’s” rent boy melodrama. For a guy who was married at the time, there was a lot of queer energy running through the early Blow Monkeys material. Robert Howard attributes … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 1]

It’s hard to believe, but I’ve been pining to dive into a Rock G.P.A. for The Blow Monkeys since day one here at PPM. I started this site in 2010, and the fact that there was that live album from … Continue reading

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Dr. Robert And Youth Team Up For New Single June 3rd

Dr. Robert + Youth: Get Yourself Together UK DL [2020] Get Yourself Together We had mentioned that the Blow Monkeys were recording their 40th anniversary album for a 2021 release back in March. That seems longer than longer than three … Continue reading

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Want List: Monks Road Social – Down The Willows

The last Blow Monkeys album, “The Wild River,” was released on the indie label Monk’s Road Records [no I don’t get any kickbacks…] last year to the rapture of their fans. But this year there has been another project to … Continue reading

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Crowdsource Doubleheader: OMD VS Dr. Robert

I had written last December about the May 9th concert of OMD at the Royal Albert Hall where they will be performing the complete “Dazzle Ships” for the first time, followed by the complete “Architecture + Morality.”  Due to the … Continue reading

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