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Record Review: Mick Karn – Dreams Of Reason Produce Monsters

Mick Karn: Dreams of Reason Produce Monsters UK CD [1987] First Impression Language Of Ritual Buoy Land The Three Fates When Love Walks In Dreams Of Reason Answer When JAPAN fissured into various splinters, I did not immediately pursue Mick … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 6]

Japan – Tin Drum | 1981 – 4 As 1981 brought with it an entire cadre of Japan camp followers [the New Romantics] nipping at their heels, the band really had nothing to fear as by this time, they were … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 5]

Japan – Gentlemen Take Polaroids | 1980 – 4 […continued from yesterday] Yesterday, we were discussing “Burning Bridges,” a song of such mannered poise that almost nothing happens in it but a gossamer breeze for the first minute and a … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 4]

Japan – Gentlemen Take Polaroids | 1980 – 4 Just eleven months after the release of “Quiet Life” in the UK [it was released in 1979 in Germany and Benelux countries] came the second classic album in a row for … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 1]

I have just recently realized that while I natter on about Simple Minds on a regular basis [to put it mildly], of all of the core collection groups that I could not live on the proverbial desert island without, I’ve … Continue reading

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