Tag: 1991

Roxette Marie Fredriksson

Song Of The Day: Roxette, “The Sweet Hello, The Sad Goodbye”

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Roxette frontwoman Marie Fredriksson. In her honor, a fabulous obscurity from 1991.

Dinosaur Jr Green Mind

Dinosaur Jr: Green Mind (Cherry Red)

Dinosaur Jr made their major label debut in 1991 with their fourth album, Green Mind. Though somewhat raw and undercooked, this expanded reissue helps to revitalize the album thanks to quality b-sides and a live disc.

Song Of The Day EXCLUSIVE: Blackbird, “Blue Hair”

Today we offer you an exclusive first listen to a track from Sounds Like Music, the forthcoming Omnivore Recordings compilation from brothers Chip and Tony Kinman.

Song Of The Day: The Prodigy, “Charly”

We remember Keith Flint, the wickedly fun and devilish face of the British band The Prodigy, who was found dead yesterday at the age of 49.

The Ghost Of Christmas: This Mortal Coil, “I Come And Stand At Every Door”

A haunting and thought-provoking antiwar message.

Martika: Martika’s Kitchen (Reheated Edition) (Cherry Pop)

With a handful of Prince collaborations and plenty of talent on her own, pop singer Martika seemed poised for greatness with her second album. Surprisingly, it was to be her last solo outing; this recent expanded edition highlights that album’s greatness, while feeling like a story that has yet to be completed.

Song Of The Day: Shadow King, “I Want You”

Taken from the Rock Candy Records release, Shadow King.

Song Of The Day: Brian Wilson, “Some Sweet Day”

Taken from the Rhino release, Playback: The Brian Wilson Anthology.

Song Of The Day: Curve, “Ten Little Girls”

Taken from the 3 Loop Music Release, Doppelgänger (25th Anniversary Expanded Edition).

Tyketto: Don’t Come Easy (Rock Candy)

Tyketto’s debut album Don’t Come Easy was a victim of the sea change caused by grunge and alternative rock, a record released with much promise yet quickly left to wither and die after its release. This reissue reintroduces to the world an album that has since been recognized as a lost classic.