Tag Archives: Midge Ure

Former Ultravox Vocalists Make Moves In 2017

So there it is. Up front and as bold as life. I got an email last night from Jordan, who comments here in occasion. My wife has been holding out for a JF+TM tour of some sort, and when “The … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ City Winery, Nashville 1-23-17

Well, I was gone for a few days, so no posts while I was seeing Midge Ure a second time last Monday night on the final date of his 2016-2017 North American Tour. My wife and I enjoyed our first … Continue reading

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Midge Ure Mystery

As I’m less than two weeks from a return match with Midge Ure in Nashville, thoughts are turning to the upcoming concert as well as a mystery that’s centered around the Scot icon. On the occasion of my birthday last … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry and Midge Ure: Weighing the Differences [part 2]

When the last 20 years of Mr. Ure’s solo acoustic US tours are taken into consideration, they weren’t what I was looking for from him, so I didn’t go. I can’t say what sparked the idea of him playing electronic rock … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry and Midge Ure: Weighing the Differences [part 1]

Shelf made a great comment that was full of interesting points to discuss a short while back in the comments for my Midge Ure review. Now that I have a little extra time to reply, I want to address the intriguing … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 5]

Following “Vienna,” what else could Ure do but perform the bracing follow-up that was “All Stood Still?” It performed the same function on the “Vienna” album, and even here, 36 years later, it still managed to be the final Molotov cocktail from … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 4]

One of the advantages of seeing a long known act live, is that one has the chance to hear the artist talk in-between songs, some times imparting new insights about their material. It was news to me to hear Ure … Continue reading

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