Tag Archives: 80′s pop

Book review: Please Please Tell Me Now – The Duran Duran Story by Stephen Davis

Please Please Tell Me Now - The Duran Duran Story by Stephen Davis

Hachette Books [Publication date 15.07.21] Renowned American music biographer Stephen Davis is probably best known for the excellent “Hammer of The Gods” Led Zeppelin biography, but he has also written outstanding books on the likes of Aerosmith, Guns n Roses … Continue reading

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Album review: THE MOTELS – All Four One, Little Robbers

THE MOTELS – All Four One, Little Robbers

BGO Records [Release date 03.09.21] The Motels are an American new wave band fronted by Martha Davis. This Motels double CD re-issue features the band’s two US Top 30 albums from the early 1980s. ‘All Four One’ (1982) features the … Continue reading

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Album review: RADAR – Lost In The Atlantic

RADAR – Lost In The Atlantic

Escape Music [Release date 19.02.21] Escape Music have a knack of uncovering long lost albums, or in the case of Radar, one that has never had a proper release until now. Radar was formed in 1981 by David West (keyboards, … Continue reading

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Gig review: REWIND SCOTLAND – Scone Palace, Perth, 20 – 21 July 2019

I am sure every generation will lay claim to having all the best music. The music being played on TV and radio during your formative years is what you absorbed and, by default, sticks with you through life. For me and … Continue reading

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Gig review: SIMPLE MINDS and ULTRAVOX, O2 Arena, London, 30 November 2013

Simple Minds, Liverpool Empire, 20 April 2013

It’s an 80’s revival tonight with one of the 80’s big stadium bands Simple Minds headlining, but first we had Ultravox who had their own series of hit singles in the early to mid-80’s. They reformed with their classic line-up … Continue reading

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