Tag Archives: New Wave Cover Version

REDUX: Seminal Single: Talking Heads – Take Me To The River

January 9, 2014 Talking Heads: Take Me To The River US 7″ [1978] Take Me To The River [edit] Thank You For Sending Me An Angel [version] Writing yesterday about The Ramones brings to mind their contemporaries who were also … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Heaven 17 Vs Simple Minds

This is a Steel Cage Match that I thought about writing a few years ago but then the massive Simple Minds thread, nay… book happened and I didn’t think it was prudent to invoke the Scots any time too soon … 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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REVO Remastering: Jacqui Brookes – Sob Stories [REVO 074]

Jacqui Brookes: Sob Stories 2xCD-R [2015] Disc 1 – The Album Lost Without Your Love The One That Got Away The Cold Light Of Day Another Place For A Dreamer Trains, And Boats, And Planes Haunted Cocktails Just Another I’m Not … Continue reading

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Want List: 80s Re:Covered

Various: 80s Re:Covered – Your Songs With The 80s Sound US 2xCD [2015] DISC 1 Curiosity Killed The Cat: Long Train Runnin’ ABC: High & Dry China Crisis: It’s Too Late Black: Wicked Game Heaven 17: Rocket Man Go West: … Continue reading

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CD-3 Files: Jesus + Mary Chain – Blues From A Gun

Jesus + Mary Chain: Blues From A Gun UK CD3 [1989] Blues From A Gun Shimmer Penetration My Girl For a few years there I was avidly collecting singles by Jesus + Mary Chain. I snapped them up in CD5 … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Associates – Heart Of Glass

I think I actually first heart The Associates expansive cover of Blondie’s “Heart Of Glass” being played in a club! This was the pre-show disco for some show at Visage in Orlando during the late 80s-early 90s period, as I … Continue reading

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