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30 Days: 30 Albums | B-Movie – Climate Of Fear

I first heard B-Movie on a flexidisc from Flexipop magazine that had a version of “Remembrance Day” coupled with Soft Cell’s “Metro Mr. X” and I saw it as a cheap way to check out this “Soft Cell” I’d been … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 53]

[continued from this post] While the Onetwo album had been gestating since the early 2000s, to be released in 2007, there had already been a seismic occurrence with the tentative reformation of OMD in 2005 for the purposes of a … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 34]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Sugar Tax | 1991 – 1.5 [continued from last post] “Side One” ended with “Big Town,” a mewling diatribe against the music industry… at least according to the official notes on OMD’s current discography. … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 33]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Sugar Tax | 1991 – 1.5 [continued from last post] I bought my copy of “Sugar Tax” as an import, which was the first time I’d bought the new OMD album on CD that … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 32]

In 1989, by the time that OMD had thrown in the towel, I had come to a crossroads in the road regarding my affinity for British pop. By the mid-80s all of the band I cherished had either broken up … Continue reading

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REDUX: New Wave Scorecard

May 17, 2011 I was viewing the latest Simple Minds news the other day at Dream Giver, the best SM information site out there, when I saw that temporary Simple Minds drummer Michael Ogletree is hitting the Rewind Festival this … Continue reading

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