Tag Archives: Virgin Records

Record Review: Fingerprintz – The Beat Escape

Fingerprintz: The Beat Escape UK 12″ [1981] The Beat Escape [ext. 12″ mix] Catwalk [ext. 12″ mix] This was a song I had been familiar with ever since its release in the Fall of 1981. I first heard Fingerprintz earlier … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Virgin Records – Methods Of Dance Vol. 2 [REVO 077]

Virgin Records: Methods Of Dance Vol. 2 CD-R [2015] China Crisis – No Ordinary Lover I-Level – Give Me [American Remix] Rip Rig + Panic – You’re My Kind Of Climate [Party Mix] D.A.F. – Kebab Traüme The Men – … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Virgin Records – Methods Of Dance [REVO 076]

Virgin Records: Methods Of Dance CD [2015] B.E.F. – Groove Thang DEVO – G0ing Under D.A.F. – Der Mussolini Fingerprintz – The Beat Escape Heaven 17 – Soul Warfare Simple Minds – Love Song 7 Magazine – The Great Man’s … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 37]

As 1995 crept towards 1996, huge sea changes were afoot for Simple Minds. First of all, the band’s September 13, 1995 stop in Glasgow featured one Derek Forbes strapping on his bass for “Waterfront” and “Love Song.” The band had occasionally … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 9]

Simple Minds | Sons + Fascination – 4 By 1981 changes came fast and furious for Simple Minds. With the band threatening to break up to get out of their contract, Arista let them go and Virgin Records were more than eager to give … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: JAPAN – Bento, A Collection of Rarities [REVO 063]

Japan: Bento 3XCD-R [2009] DISC 1 1. Stateline 2. Adolescent Sex [ver. 2] 3. Life In Tokyo 4. Life In Tokyo [part 2] 5. Deviation [live in Japan] 6. Quiet Life [JPN 7 edit] 7. Life In Tokyo [long ver.] 8. … Continue reading

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Organ Auction Time: Scritti Politti + Heaven 17 + …The Human League…?!!

They’re doing it to me again! I have a single day between major concert events to blog and some serious UK-only concert action taunts me with its suggestion of the unthinkable… nay, unimaginable. Yesterday morning I received the following communication from … Continue reading

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