Tag Archives: Ze Records

Cristina Monet-Zilkha: 1959-2020

This was terrible news this morning. Cristina Monet-Zilkha, better known as simply Cristina for her small, but devastating body of work for ZE Records, has died yesterday; another musician taken in the covid-19 pandemic. Her profile post 1984 was slim. … 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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Suffocated By Disco [part 2]

When I saw Nile Rodgers speak on a panel at Moogfest, he took particular pains to refer to the anti-disco backlash and how it meant the end of CHIC in the marketplace. Their last smash single, “Good Times,” was released just … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cristina – Sleep It Off [part 2]

Cristina: Sleep It Off Euro CD [2004] What’s A Girl To Do Ticket To The Tropics The Lie Of Love Quicksand Lovers Rage & Fascination Ballad Of Immortal Earnings She Can’t Say That Anymore Blue Money Don’t Mutilate My Mink He … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cristina – Sleep It Off

Cristina: Sleep It Off Euro CD [2004] What’s A Girl To Do Ticket To The Tropics The Lie Of Love Quicksand Lovers Rage & Fascination Ballad Of Immortal Earnings She Can’t Say That Anymore Blue Money Don’t Mutilate My Mink … Continue reading

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