Tag Archives: Japanese Pressing

Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 38]

The Listening Pool – Still Life | 1994 – 1 [continued from last post] In spite of having Paul Humphreys back in the driver’s seat, “Promised The World” offered yet more bland sophistipop. His presence didn’t make a lot of … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Human League – Holiday ’80

The Human League: Holiday ’80 JPN EP [1981] Marianne Dancevision Toyota City [long] Rock ‘N’ Roll/Nightclubbing Being Boiled 1981 was when The Human League got a death-grip on my cerebellum when after knowing about this band for almost two years, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Echo + The Bunnymen – New Live + Rare

Echo + The Bunnymen: New Live + Rare Japan CD [1988] People Are Strange The Killing Moon [All Night Version] All You Need Is Love Paint It Black [Live] Run, Run, Run [Live] Friction [Live] Do It Clean [Live] Amazingly … Continue reading

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A BSOG Deconstructed: China Crisis – Docklands [part 2]

Yesterday we took a hard look at the accumulated China Crisis collection. But music doesn’t exist in a vacuum the size of my Record Cell. There was also a fan-run China Crisis website called Docklands that was helpful in that time … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows: John Foxx and… Lionel Richie – Together As They Never Were!

This is just too wild, so I have to tell you about this today. I’ve been collecting John Foxx records for 32 years now. I have never, and I mean, never, come across a record as paradoxical as this. This … Continue reading

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