Tag Archives: New Romantic

Rock G.P.A.: Visage [part 1]

In the Fall of 1980, I chanced to see the video for “Passing Strangers” by Ultravox and that was a real game changer. I diligently tracked down the life-changing “Vienna” album which took me several months of trying in torpid … Continue reading

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Visage Mark III Liftoff Imminent

After much deliberation it appears that New Romantic supergroup Visage is finally moving forward on that long-promised fourth album. It was some time in the last decade when I got wind of a “Visage MK II” being formed by Strange … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Ultravox – Rage In Eden [part 5]

Ultravox – Rage In Eden | 1981 – 4 The band that entered Conny Plank’s studio in 1981 to write their fifth album was decidedly different from the one that had recorded the previous four. For starters, Ultravox had finally … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Ultravox – Vienna [part 4]

Ultravox – Vienna | 1980 – 4 After the band got shelved for a while following the departures of Foxx and Simon, the members all scattered to their own respective gigs to keep some income flowing. Irony of ironies, Billy … Continue reading

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Visage: Beyond ‘Fade To Grey’ – part 3

Visage: Master Series GER CD [1997] Fade To Grey Damned Don’t Cry Love Glove Mind Of A Toy Der Amboss Questions Visage The Promise In The Year 2525 The Anvil Beat Boy The Steps We Move [remix] Only The Good … Continue reading

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Visage: Fade To Grey – The Singles Collection Through The Years part 2

Visage: Fade To Grey The Singles Collection UK mixed Ltd. Ed. LP [1984] Fade To Grey [extended version] Mind Of A Toy Visage We Move [remix] Tar Der Amboss In The Year 2525 [remix] The Anvil [remix] Night Train [remix] … Continue reading

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Visage: Fade To Grey – The Singles Collection Through The Years part 1

Visage: Fade To Grey The Singles Collection US LP [1983] Fade To Grey [US 12″ remix] Mind Of A Toy Visage We Move [remix] Tar In The Year 2525 [remix] The Anvil [remix] Night Train [remix] Pleasure Boys [remix] Damned … Continue reading

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