Tag Archives: Stephen Duffy

80s Soundtrack Week: Friday – “Some Kind Of Wonderful” US CD

So on Monday we looked at the incredibly popular “Pretty In Pink” OST. That film was written by John Hughes but actually directed by Howard Deutsch. Even though we think of it as a “John Hughes film.” It turned out … Continue reading

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Record Review: Stephen Duffy – I Love My Friends DLX RM [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Now we get to the crux of the matter. No matter how proper it was to hear the original album that Duffy wanted to release, I had the two “new” songs on singles as B-sides. What … Continue reading

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Record Review: Stephen Duffy – I Love My Friends DLX RM [part 2]

[…continued from last post] A larger contrast between the introspective and somber cut “The Postcard” and the following “Seventeen” could not be more profound. This was originally slated as the pre-release single when Indolent was going to release the album; … Continue reading

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Record Review: Stephen Duffy – I Love My Friends DLX RM

Stephen Duffy: I Love My Friends DLX RM UK 2xCD [2019] CD 1 : orignial album Tune In The Deal Eucharist Mao Badge Lovers’ Beware In The Evening Of Her Day Holding Hands With Grace The Postcard Seventeen Twenty Three … Continue reading

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Want List: Stephen Duffy – I Love My Friends DLX RM

A.K.A. – A Young Person’s Guide To “I Love My Friends” Here’s some great news for fans of songwriter Stephen Duffy. His 1997-1998 album “I Love My Friends” is getting a third lease on life. The 1997 issue on Indolent … Continue reading

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New Wave MVP: Guy Pratt

This morning I was listening to my favorite Icehouse album and it reminded me that I’ve needed to look more closely at the career of bass player Guy Pratt in a way that I have been meaning to do for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Stephen Duffy – The Ups + Downs DLX RM [part 3]

[continued from previous post] The rest of this 2008 CD was comprised of  great selection of bonus tracks. The first of which was an unreleased 1982 Bob Lamb mix of his debut single [for WEA] “Kiss Me.” Fans who know … Continue reading

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