Tag Archives: Mick Karn

Dali’s Car: The Waking Hour

Dalis Car: The Waking Hour UK CD [1988] Dalis Car His Box Cornwall Stone Artemis Create And Melt Moonlife The Judgement Is The Mirror I remember hearing about the Dali’s Car project in the music press after the ruptures of … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: JAPAN – Bento, A Collection of Rarities [REVO 063]

Japan: Bento 3XCD-R [2009] DISC 1 1. Stateline 2. Adolescent Sex [ver. 2] 3. Life In Tokyo 4. Life In Tokyo [part 2] 5. Deviation [live in Japan] 6. Quiet Life [JPN 7 edit] 7. Life In Tokyo [long ver.] 8. … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 8]

Japan – Oil On Canvas | 1983 – 3 Virgin Records convinced the band to soldier on through 1982 to reap the commercial whirlwind that had finally begun to coalesce around the group with the “Ghosts” single making them stars. … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 6]

Japan – Tin Drum | 1981 – 4 As 1981 brought with it an entire cadre of Japan camp followers [the New Romantics] nipping at their heels, the band really had nothing to fear as by this time, they were … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 5]

Japan – Gentlemen Take Polaroids | 1980 – 4 […continued from yesterday] Yesterday, we were discussing “Burning Bridges,” a song of such mannered poise that almost nothing happens in it but a gossamer for the first minute and a half. … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 4]

Japan – Gentlemen Take Polaroids | 1980 – 4 Just eleven months after the release of “Quiet Life” in the UK [it was released in 1979 in Germany and Benelux countries] came the second classic album in a row for … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 3]

Japan – Quiet Life | 1980 – 4 Japan took tremendous creative strides by the time of their third album in 1980. It bore almost no resemblance to the children who had churned out the first two albums, as it … Continue reading

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