Tag Archives: Real Life

REVO Remastering: Real Life – Heartland + [REVO 080]

Real Life: Heartand + CD-R [2016] Send Me An Angel Catch Me I’m Falling Under The Hammer Heartland Breaking Point Broken Again Always Openhearted Exploding Bullets Burning Blue Send Me An Angel [Ext. Mix] Like A Gun Catch Me I’m … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 72]

A crucial line was crossed in 1985 when “Once Upon A Time” was released. I can honestly say that the measure of a band’s albums is this: If this were the first thing you were exposed to by an act, … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 33]

Simple Minds | Real Life – 1 [continued from previous post] The next track, “Woman,” was one of two cuts on the album co-written with the producer, Steve Lipson. This was another track indebted to the steps taken on the earlier … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 32]

Simple Minds | Real Life – 1 When I saw the pre-release single “Let There Be Love” at a record show, I investigated, and bought one of the two CD singles. It was a big improvement on the band’s recent … Continue reading

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REDUX: Real Life – How Many Albums Do They REALLY Have?

April 13, 2011 As I wrote the other day, I first heard Real Life when MTV was highly amenable to both Australian music and synthesizer music in 1983. Sigh. Yes, life was once that good! The Melbourne quartet featured David … Continue reading

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CD A Week Project: #17

Various: REVO Premaster 17 CD-R [2012] Annabel Lamb: Tell Him Annabel Lamb: All Night TV Annabel Lamb: I Know How Love Goes Annabel Lamb: Electronic Toys Annabel Lamb: Cinderella Annabel Lamb: Safety In Numbers Nitzer Ebb: Hearts + Minds [mix subsonic] … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Real Life – Catch Me I’m Falling ext. ver.

It’s been quite a while since the last Song of the Day. Well, lately the songs that stick in my head are tunes by groups I’ve already written extensively about. Lately that was The Cramps and especially OMD. All last … Continue reading

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