Tag Archives: Was (Not Was)

REDUX: The Day Ozzy Went New Wave…And Disco!

March 4, 2014 I was never really a Black Sabbath fan. Sure, sure. I had a compilation I wanted for my birthday at age eleven with the excellent single “Paranoid” on it, but as the eighties dawned, I much preferred … Continue reading

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Record Review: Was (Not Was) – Robot Girl [remix]

Was (Not Was): Robot Girl [remix] UK 12″ [1986] Robot Girl [Paris Mix] Earth To Doris Robot Girl [East Grinstead Mix] Where Did Your Heart Go The errant path of Was (Not Was) had been a tale of an album for … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide to “A Christmas Album” on ZE Records [part 3]

ZE Records: A Christmas Record FR CD [2004] Lisi: My Silent NightMaterial With Nona Hendryx: It’s A Holiday Alan Vega: No More Christmas Blues Cristina: Things Fall Apart [1982] Miss OD & Gentlemen League: Bells Of Christmas The Waitresses: Christmas Wrapping Lio, … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide to “A Christmas Album” on ZE Records [part 2]

[Continued from previous post] “Christmas On Riverside Drive” was under the name of August Darnell, but it was the furthest thing from a solo track as obviously all of the Coconuts were in tow for the full Kid Creole experience. … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide to “A Christmas Album” on ZE Records

ZE Records: A Christmas Record UK LP [1981] Material With Nona Hendryx: It’s A Holiday August Darnell: Christmas On Riverside Drive Charlélie Couture: Christmas Fever Suicide: Hey Lord Cristina: Things Fall Apart The Waitresses: Christmas Wrapping Was (Not Was): Christmas … Continue reading

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The Day Ozzy Went New Wave… and Disco!

I was never really a Black Sabbath fan. Sure, I had a compilation I wanted for my birthday at age eleven with the excellent single “Paranoid” on it, but as the eighties dawned, I much preferred The Dickies’ 200 m.p.h. … Continue reading

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REDUX: New Wave Scorecard

May 17, 2011 I was viewing the latest Simple Minds news the other day at Dream Giver, the best SM information site out there, when I saw that temporary Simple Minds drummer Michael Ogletree is hitting the Rewind Festival this … Continue reading

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