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Record Review: Ric Ocasek – “Beatitude” US DLX RM CD Delights [pt 4]

[…continued from last post] The second single, “Jimmy Jimmy,” had been re-recorded and mixed for something more jovial for pop radio. The minimal template of the album version had been goosed with a few more synth fills and a vastly … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ric Ocasek – “Beatitude” US DLX RM CD Delights [pt 3]

[…continued from last post] What was once side two was less eclectic than the first half of the album, but it started, commercially, with the most radio-ready song it would offer. “A Quick One” adhered closest to The Cars pop … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ric Ocasek – “Beatitude” US DLX RM CD Delights [pt 2]

[…continued from last post] If “Jimmy Jimmy” was a space probe past the frontiers of “Panorama,” then “Something To Grab For” was the instance on this album of Ocasek keeping one foot on safe ground. It sounded for all the … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 6]

[…continued from previous post] Back in 2013, to herald the second [actually, third] coming of Visage, the great B-side “Frequency 7” was dusted off and reissued as a DL and CD-R. Two new mixes accompanied it, but the experience was … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 5]

[…continued from last post] Visage released their 1st compilation album in 1983. After the group seemed to have hit a brick wall with the losses of both Midge Ure and Billy Currie, it made a certain kind of sense to … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 4]

[…continued from last post] The other single from the album was also included in 12″ form. “Night Train” was the only real upbeat track on the matte black, Peter Saville/Helmut Newton sleeved album. The John Luongo 12″ remix had never … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 3]

While I’ll bet the first Visage CD has been continuously in print in one form or another, since 1982, the second album was always a title I associate with scarcity. While I found out by the mid-late 80s that there … Continue reading

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