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posted a comment on Depeche Mode - A Question Of Time (Extended Remix). over 2 years ago
A great pop song, albeit with very, very dark subject matter. Remixed by one of Stock, Aitken, and Waterman's in house producers, Phil Harding.
posted a comment on Depeche Mode - See You. over 2 years ago
I always found 'See You' to be almost unbearably twee. [Sorry Martin], But 'Now This Is Fun' is simply wonderful.
posted a comment on Depeche Mode - Stripped (Highland Mix). over 2 years ago
On the subject of Depeche Mode remixes - I think that they were pretty unique in that their 12" releases nearly always had both A and B sides remixed or extended. And here's the thing - their 'B' sides were often as good, if not better than a lot of ... See full review
posted a comment on Depeche Mode - A Question Of Lust. over 2 years ago
There was also a cassette single release, featuring the 'Flood' Remix version, with several new tracks. It came in a heavy card envelope, which also contained a small poster, and a badge. Each envelope had a 'Checked by' area on it - and here it gets ... See full review
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posted a comment on Landscape - Einstein A Go-Go. over 2 years ago
Odd to think that the bass player for Landscape, Andy Pask, was responsible for writing the theme music for the long-running, but now defunct UK TV soap, 'The Bill', and that more people have heard that than anything he did with Landscape. Shame.
posted a comment on Chad Jackson - Hear The Drummer (Get Wicked). over 2 years ago
This is a great track. It brings back lots of memories for me. I have the red and yellow versions of the 12''. Better than that, though - I own the Roland S-10 Sampling keyboard that created it, and some of the actual samples used on it.
posted a review of Godley & Creme - Wedding Bells. over 4 years ago
Strangely for Godley & Creme, who were usually so precise with their music, 'Wedding Bells' contains a dreadful glitchy edit, about halfway through, which always makes me wince when I hear it. 'Babies' on the other hand, is utterly superb. It's worth ... See full review