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Gorge Yourself On Disco: Spandau Ballet’s “Diamond” Boxed Set Edition [part 4]

[…continued from previous post] And after “Coffee Club,” this album manifested several other, radically different forms. This was the crucial factor that made “Diamond” such an arresting, almost stupefying album. Their first album was generally of a consistent piece; rock … Continue reading

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Gorge Yourself On Disco: Spandau Ballet’s “Diamond” Boxed Set Edition [part 3]

[…continued from previous post] The next track on the program was the upbeat dance track “Instinction.”I think I had already seen the video on MTV by the time I had this, so having heard the superhuman Trevor Horn remix of … Continue reading

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Gorge Yourself On Disco: Spandau Ballet’s “Diamond” Boxed Set Edition [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] Let’s get the topic right out of the way. I can never get enough of “Chant No. 1 [I Don’t Need This Pressure On]!” The 4:00 single/LP version is awe-inspiring enough to act as a tease. … Continue reading

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Gorge Yourself On Disco: Spandau Ballet’s “Diamond” Boxed Set Edition [part 1]

Spandau Ballet: Diamond Boxed Set 4×12″ [1982] Chant No. 1 [I Don’t Need This Pressure On][Remix] 8:04 Instinction [Remix] 6:58 Paint Me Down [Remix] 6:24 Coffee Club [Remix] 6:48 She Loved Like Diamond [12″ Version] 3:41 Pharaoh 6:35 Innocence And … Continue reading

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Monk Agog: Flexipop! Tome Crowdsourced And No One Told Me

So I hope you saw this coming from yesterday. I was writing about the Boomtown Rats flexidisc that came with issue #3 of Flexipop! Magazine, and in case anyone reading the post didn’t have a clue as to what I … Continue reading

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Spandau Shake Up North American Schedule, Stream Full Concert Tomorrow Night

  Last Saturday, word leaked out from Spandau HQ that most, but not all of their upcoming US tour was being moved forward a bit to sensibly coincide with the North American release of their “Soul Boys Of The Western … Continue reading

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Heck Freezes Over: Spandau Ballet To Tour The US in 2015

While we’ve been in a David Bowie reverie for a few days here, the world has kept spinning. On Monday, I received yet another email from Spandau Ballet. I have to say here that their email campaign to promote the … Continue reading

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