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Record Review: The Passions – Sanctuary DLX RM US CD [part 4]

[…continued form last post] The B-side of “Africa Mine” was “I Feel Cheap,” which was as emotionally direct a song as possible but the production by Peter Wilson had room for sonic detail like the Eventide Harmonizer used on the … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Passions – Sanctuary DLX RM US CD [part 3]

[…continued from last post] What had been side two of the LP began with the unique “Cars Driven Fast.” That had been the original title of the album before their management made the change to “Sanctuary” and Polydor Germany called … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Passions – Sanctuary DLX RM US CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The prerelease single let us know from the start that The Passions were moving on from their patented echoplexed New Wave guitar sound as typified by the hit “I’m In Love With A German Film Star.” … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Passions – Sanctuary DLX RM US CD [part 1]

The Passions: Sanctuary DLX RM US CD [2019] Jump For Joy The Letter Into Night Small Talk White Lies Cars Driven Fast Love Is Essential Your Friend Hold On Don’t Go Sanctuary Africa Mine I Feel Cheap The Story Tempting … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Passions – Africa Mine

The Passions: Africa Mine UK 2×7″ [1982] DISC 1 Africa Mine I Feel Cheap DISC 2 – Live At The Venue, London The Square Why Me? Snow I’m In Love With A German Film Star There was one final year … Continue reading

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