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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 55]

[continued from last post] At the same time as their return to the concert stages of Europe and the UK, 2007 also brought with it news that an OMD fan, who was a filmmaker at Aspect Television, got the approval … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 43]

[continued from this post] In 1998, after OMD [mk II] had crashed and burned and concurrent with McCluskey’s ventures into manufactured music; Virgin records still required more blood. Another greatest hits album was quickly mooted. Andy McCluskey liked the idea … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 31]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – The Best Of OMD | 1988 – 3 [continued from this post] After six albums and handfuls of hit singles [some even in America], it was decided that now was a good time for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Pet Shop Boys – Discography

Pet Shop Boys: Discography US CD [1991] West End Girls Love Comes Quickly Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots Of Money) Suburbia It’s A Sin What Have I Done To Deserve This? Rent Always On My Mind Heart Domino Dancing Left To … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Simple Minds Compilations [part 2]

Yesterday we stopped at the 1992 “Glittering Prize” compilation, that rounded up most of the singles made for Virgin Records from ’81/’92 and it makes a nice pair with the preceding “Celebration” compilation to get an idea of the band’s … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Simple Minds Compilations [part 1]

This Monk has been remiss in not yet blogging about the new Simple Minds compilation that is being prepped for release any day now. But the fact of the matter is, that this band with a 35 year lifespan has … Continue reading

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