Arquivo da Categoria: 1985

shriekback "oil & gold" 1985

Oil and Gold is surprising for several reasons. For one, the departure of singer/guitarist Carl Marsh midway through produced no noticeable dip in the record’s quality. For another, live drums appear for the first time on a Shriekback album, thanks … Continuar a ler

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the apartments "the evening visits" 1985

A brisk Australian chamber pop group with echoes of Frenchman Serge Gainsbourg as well as Leonard Cohen and post-punk, the Apartments were formed early in the ’80s by frontman and guitarist Peter Milton-Walsh, though the band’s unhectic release schedule resulted … Continuar a ler

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propaganda "a secret wish" 1985

Let me start by saying that Secret Wish is one of my favourite albums of all time. The production work of SJ Lipson and the mixing of Trevor Horn were just genious. Musically the album extends so far beyond other … Continuar a ler

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the june brides "there are eight million stories" 1985

Though the June Brides are usually pegged as one of the C-86 bands that permeated the U.K. indie underground in the mid- to late ’80s, they actually predated that scene by a few years. In reality, the June Brides, like … Continuar a ler

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the smiths "meat is murder" 1985

Not widely considered to be the band’s best but it does contain their biggest hit, “How Soon Is Now?”. MIM contains the perfect mix of Smiths’ style songs including both fast and slow, fun and political. I remember back in … Continuar a ler

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prefab sprout "steve mcqueen" 1985

Smart, sophisticated, and timelessly stylish, Steve McQueen (titled Two Wheels Good in the U.S. after threats of a lawsuit from the actor’s estate) is a minor classic, a shimmering jazz-pop masterpiece sparked by Paddy McAloon’s witty and inventive songwriting. old/borrowed/new

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