Tag Archives: John Foxx

Want List: After 40 Years, John Foxx’s “The Quiet Man” Will Finally Be Published This Year

I can chart my John Foxx fandom back to February/March of 1981. Once I finally found a copy of Ultravox’s “Vienna” album in December of 1980, I wasted little time in quickly absorbing all of the earlier Ultravox! albums, the … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox

Ultravox: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox 2xCD-R [2018] Disc 1 [Foxx] Satday Night In The City of The Dead Slipaway Wide Boys My Sex Young Savage ROckwrok Fear In The Western World Distant Smile The Man Who Dies Every … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 9]

[continued from last post] All of the brief instrumentals were done and disc three concluded with a bevy of demos and alternate takes of familiar material. The demo of “No-One Driving” featured a very Moroderesque synthpulse kicking it into high … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 8]

John Foxx: Metamatic DLX RM – bonus material disc 3 [2018] A Frozen Moment He’s A Liquid [instrumental dub] Mr. No [alternative version] The Uranium Committee A Man Alone Over Tokyo Terminal Zone Urban Code A Version Of You Glimmer … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 7]

[continued from last post] With the first half of disc two acting like a sister album to “Metamatic” with ten new songs, the last half of the disc mops up alternative versions and mixes from the album [with one exception]. … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 6]

John Foxx: Metamatic DLX RM – bonus material disc 2 [2018] Film One This City To Be With You Cinemascope Burning Car Glimmer Mr. No Young Love 20th Century My Face Underpass [radio edit] No-One Driving [single version] Like a … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 5]

[continued from last post] The slow Rumba beat from the CR-78 underpins “Blurred Girl.” The Theremin-like lead lines return to evoke retrograde science fiction eeriness, but the warm synth leads stand in stark opposition to this to create dissonance. Foxx’s … Continue reading

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