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Ultravox’s “Rage In Eden” Boxed Set Is Two Of A Perfect Pair [part 4]

[…continued from this post] SINGLES, B-SIDES + RARITIES [CONT.] The rest of disc three was comprised of glimpses of mostly familiar material in its formative stages. First up were a series of loose cassette rehearsals where the kinks in the … Continue reading

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Ultravox’s “Rage In Eden” Boxed Set Is Two Of A Perfect Pair [part 3]

[…continued from last post] STEVEN WILSON 2.0 MIX [CONT.] So we were diving into Disc 2 of the “Rage In Eden” ultrabox. The famous ending to the album was the stark and uncompromising “You Name [Has Slipped My Mind Again].” … Continue reading

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Ultravox’s “Rage In Eden” Boxed Set Is Two Of A Perfect Pair [part 2]

[…continued from last post] 1981 ALBUM The classic 1981 album was perhaps the acme of Ure-era Ultravox. Chest-deep in angst-ridden melodrama and European angst. We’ve waxed eloquent about the album itself during the Ultravox Rock G.P.A. so those thoughts were … Continue reading

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Ultravox’s “Rage In Eden” Boxed Set Is Two Of A Perfect Pair [part 1]

It shipped to me inexpensively from a US dealer once it went on sale in America in December, 2022; over two months following the late September UK/European release of this ultrabox. It follows in the formats established by the “Vienna” … Continue reading

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Another Ultravox Artifact From A Parallel Universe Fell Through A Wormhole Last Friday And It’s For Sale, But Not For Long

We all know that “Rage In Eden” was [magnificently] produced by Conny Plank, who capped a three album arc of producing Ultravox with the climactic “Rage In Eden.” But nothing is black and white anymore in the 21st century. And … Continue reading

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Want List: Ultravox “Rage In Eden” Ultrabox Coming for Album’s 41st Anniversary

In the biggest open secret for some months, Ultravox’s much-mooted “Rage In Eden” ultrabox was finally announced today in an official capacity. Rogue retailers in Europe had played their hands early last year which must have vexed the minds at … Continue reading

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‘Fripp Goes New Wave’ “Exposures” Megabox Prepares To Stun Our Senses

Robert Fripp: Exposures SDLX BSOG – UK – 25xCD, 3xDVD, 4xBR [2022] Commercial titles as originally released in red. New mixes in blue. Disc 1 Major Loops I   Disc 2 Major Loops II    Disc 3 Major Loops III  … Continue reading

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