Tag Archives: Torch Song

REDUX: The Great Vinyl Purge Ca. 1985

January 17, 2014 I saw the first trickle of import CDs reach Central Florida some time in late 1982-early 1983. The first titles were incredibly conservative; your top selling Phil Collins-type titles. Nothing to see here. But by the point … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Torch Song – Ecstasy [REVO 060] [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Side one of “Ecstasy” capped with the dreampop of “Living Out Of Time” with the spotlight taken by vocalist Laurie Mayer’s expressive vocal and the biggest appearance of Grant Gilbert on this album on the smooth … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Torch Song – Ecstasy [REVO 060] [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “White Night” was a very strong single to open with, but the ante was upped dramatically with the second song. Torch Song had set a very high standard for cover versions on their debut album with … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Torch Song – Ecstasy [REVO 060] [part 1]

Torch Song: Ecstasy – US – CD-R – [2009] White Night Can’t Find My Way Home Spear Microdot Daylight The Pentacle Living Out of Time Mothdoom Ecstasy Nails In The Cross The Zebra Room Venus In Furs Dia Del Muerto … Continue reading

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Record Review: WIlliam Orbit – Orbit US CD

William Orbit: Orbit US CD [1987] Love My Way Fool To Myself Heartbroken Highway Escape To Mexico Rider In Black Swamp Dog Feel Like Jumping Blue Street Cluny Ann The Night Runs Forever Cry One More Tear I was surprised … Continue reading

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It’s 35 Years later – What’s Still Not On CD? [part 8]

The last post on this thread was just more S titles [not surprising] on the list of album still wanted on CD format…before it’s too late! Don’t worry. I’m almost done with this thread. It shocks me how much has been … Continue reading

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The Great Vinyl Purge Ca. 1985

I saw the first trickle of import CDs reach Central Florida some time in late 1982-early 1983. The first titles were incredibly conservative; your top selling Phil Collins-type titles. Nothing to see here. But by the point where I could … Continue reading

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