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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Track three was the deepest dive into the reggae bucket that the Compass Point All Stars band made their usual living in. The harsh, angular stabs of white noise synthetic percussion delivering a THWACK every bar … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 1]

Grace Jones: Nightclubbing – US – CD [1987] Walking In The Rain Pull Up To The Bumper Use Me Nightclubbing Art Groupie I’ve Seen That Face Before [Libertango] Feel Up Demolition Man I’ve Done It Again As amazing as it … Continue reading

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Book Week – Grace Jones [Paul Morley]: I’ll Never Write My Memoirs

For a very long time, Grace Jones proclaimed that she would never release an autobio, until that point where she suddenly did; taking a famous lyric of hers from “Art Groupie” and turning it on its head. When “semi-famous model … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2014 Offers Respite From Buying Records

Well, well, well. As Record Store Day began to approach this year, I found myself hoping that nothing too “must-have” had found its way into the release lists, and as they were released last week, I’ve gone over them with … Continue reading

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Want List: Grace Jones – Nightclubbing DLX RM

Well, I’ve just caught wind of a sultry breeze wafting up from the Carribbean. It looks like Island/UMG is getting ready to flex that Grace Jones catalog muscle. Her lapel-grabbing 1981 waxing is finally getting some DLX RM love from … Continue reading

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Want List: Marianne Faithfull – Broken English DLX RM

Marianne Faithfull’s “Broken English” album of 1979 carried a lot of shock value for me but not in the way one would imagine. Since the album was the first music by Ms. Faithfull to reach my ears, her legendary haggard … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cristina – Sleep It Off [part 2]

Cristina: Sleep It Off Euro CD [2004] What’s A Girl To Do Ticket To The Tropics The Lie Of Love Quicksand Lovers Rage & Fascination Ballad Of Immortal Earnings She Can’t Say That Anymore Blue Money Don’t Mutilate My Mink He … Continue reading

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