Tag: 1981

Song Of The Day: Greg Kihn Band, “The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em)”

Remembering Greg Kihn Band’s founder and bassist Steve Wright.

Dave & Sugar: Greatest Hits/New York Wine & Tennessee Shine (Morello Records)

This twofer offers up the best of the best from Dave & Sugar, who may be obscure now, but in their time were quite successful in making an enjoyable blend of country and pop.

Dave & Sugar: Greatest Hits/New York Wine & Tennessee Shine (Morello Records)

This twofer offers up the best of the best from Dave & Sugar, who may be obscure now, but in their time were quite successful in making an enjoyable blend of country and pop.

Song Of The Day: The Human League, “You Remind Me Of Gold”

Taken from the forthcoming UMe release, The Human League: A Very British Synthesizer Group.

Song Of The Day: Colin Newman, “Alone”/”Fish 4″/”Don’t Bring Reminders”

Taken from the forthcoming Sentient Sonic reissues A-Z, provisionally entitled the singing fish, and Not To.

Pezband: Women & Politics (Frodis Records)

These four excellent rock songs represent the sound of a Power Pop band breathing its last gasps. Surprisingly, these songs show that they were far from washed up.

Pezband: Women & Politics (Frodis Records)

These four excellent rock songs represent the sound of a Power Pop band breathing its last gasps. Surprisingly, these songs show that they were far from washed up.

Modern Romance: Adventures In Clubland (Cherry Pop)

Two members of a short-lived but up-and-coming punk rock group ditched the punk rock and went straight for the jugular of Latin, Salsa and Rap, with a handful of hot dance singles. Adventures In Clubland, their debut, doesn’t quite capture that magic, but this expanded edition makes a case for their overall talent.

Modern Romance: Adventures In Clubland (Cherry Pop)

Two members of a short-lived but up-and-coming punk rock group ditched the punk rock and went straight for the jugular of Latin, Salsa and Rap, with a handful of hot dance singles. Adventures In Clubland, their debut, doesn’t quite capture that magic, but this expanded edition makes a case for their overall talent.

Liquid Liquid: EP Reissues/Liquid Idiot-Idiot Orchestra: Self-Titled (Superior Viaduct

Though they only released three EPs and forty-three minutes of music, New York’s Liquid Liquid certainly has earned the influential title they often receive.