Tag Archives: New Wave Cover Version

Record Review: Ronny – If You Want Me To Stay UK 12″

Ronny: If You Want Me To Stay – UK – 12″ [1981] If You Want Me To Stay [dance mix] If You Want Me To Stay [instrumental] I recall reading about Parisian model Ronny and her alliance with the Blitz … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cristina – Is That All There Is” UK 12″

Cristina: Is that All There Is? – UK – 12″ – [1980] Is That All There Is? Jungle Love I didn’t find out about this withdrawn single until some time in the 80s. Certainly after the point in time when … Continue reading

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

October 10, 2014 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 … Continue reading

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Record Review: WIlliam Orbit – Orbit US CD

William Orbit: Orbit US CD [1987] Love My Way Fool To Myself Heartbroken Highway Escape To Mexico Rider In Black Swamp Dog Feel Like Jumping Blue Street Cluny Ann The Night Runs Forever Cry One More Tear I was surprised … Continue reading

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REDUX: New Wave Comps: We Do ‘Em Our Way

August 5, 2014 Various: We Do ‘Em Our Way UK LP [1980] Sex Pistols: (We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock Devo: Satisfaction (I Can’t Get Me No) The Golant Pistons: Friday On My Mind Sex Pistols: (I’m Not Your) Stepping … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To: The Dickies – Nights In White Satin

July 30, 2014 The Dickies: Nights In White Satin UK 7″ [1979] Nights In White Satin Waterslide [remix] Back in the New Wave era we had a crate load of irreverent, smart-assed cover versions. Cover versions usually follow new genres. … Continue reading

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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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