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02 septembre 2017

Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy (Arnaud Rebotini remix) | 1st september 2017

OUT NOW!

 

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120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE
(Grand Prix du Festival de Cannes)
- original soundtrack by Arnaud Rebotini -

including

SMALLTOWN BOY (Arnaud Rebotini remix)
5'36

digital | CD | LP

 

120bpm-packshot

 


01 septembre 2017

Jimmy Somerville: Dark Sky | september 1997

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present:

It was 20 years ago!

Dark Sky

(easily broken)

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28 août 2017

The Communards: Tomorrow | august 1987

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present:

It was thirty years ago!


TOMORROW


the sixth single of
THE COMMUNARDS

 

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 7": LON 143
7" red: LONB 143 with postcards & stickers in PVC bag
a] Tomorrow
b] I Just Want To Let You Know

7" remix: LONR 143
10" remix: LONT 143
a] Tomorrow (remix)
b] I Just Want To Let You Know

12": LONX 143
a] Tomorrow (extended version)
b1] I Just Want To Let You Know
b2] Romanze For Violin, Piano And Hedgehog
b3] Scat

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10 février 2017

Mark Ashton (19 May 1960 – 11 February 1987)

"As I watch the sun go down, watching the world fade away
All the memories of you come rushing back to me..."
For A Friend by The Communards

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Mark Ashton
Gay rights activist and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain

Engaged in:
London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard,
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament,
Lesbian & Gay Youth Video Project (Framed Youth),
Lesbian & Gay Supports the Miners
and Red Wedge...

 

 

 

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05 février 2017

The Communards: You Are My World '87 | february 1987

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present:

It was thirty years ago!
YOU ARE MY WORLD '87
the fifth single of
THE COMMUNARDS


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7": LON 123
A You Are My World '87 4'15
B Judgement Day 4'44

7'' UK free K7 sealed
7": LONFC 123
A You Are My World '87 4'15
B Judgement Day 4'44
with Free Live Cassette
1 Reprise (live) 5'43
2 When The Walls Come Tumbling Down (live) 6'34
3 Czardas (live) 3'46

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12": LONX 123 or LONXP 123 (with free poster)
A You Are My World '87 (extended version) 7'57
B1 Judgement Day 5'10
B2 Czardas (live) 3'43

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12": LONXR 123
A You Are My World (New York 87 remix) 7'52
B1 The Message 7'34
B2 Judgement Day 5'10

 

Versions of You Are My World '87 and b-sides can be found of Edsel reedition! 

 The Communards' first album (2CD deluxe edition by Edsel Records) is available here

Dance & Desire (2CD + DVD deluxe edition by Edsel Records) is available here

 

Jimmy Somerville's last album, "Homage", is available here

remix album, "Club Homage" is available here

the live album "Live and Acoustic at Stella Polaris" is available here

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12 janvier 2017

Bronski Beat: Larry Steinbachek dies at 56 | december 2016 | RIP

Steinbachek's sister Louise Jones told BBC News
he died last month after a short battle with cancer,
with his family and friends at his bedside.

"We were young, brave and determined. Was powerful time."
- Jimmy Somerville

"Very sad to hear of the young death of Larry Steinbachek.
Enjoyed working with Bronski back in the 80's and having a big hit with them"

- Marc Almond

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24 décembre 2016

Jimmy Somerville's Christmas Greetings!

 

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16 novembre 2016

The Communards: So Cold The Night | 17th november 1986

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present:

Thirty years ago,
the fourth Communards' single,
So Cold The Night,
was released.

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The Communards - So Cold The Night (original 12" sleeve)

The Communards - So Cold The Night (remix) (original 12" sleeve))

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12 novembre 2016

The Communards' debut UK tour winter '86 | 12th november 1986

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present:

Thirty years ago,
The Communards
embarking upon a
successful UK
tour
with more than 20 dates (sold out!)
with
Jimmy Somerville, Richard Coles, Sarah Jane Morris, Sally Herbert, June Miles-Kingston,
Dave Renwick, Jo Pretzel, Joss Pook, Audrey Riley and Anne Stephenson.

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November
12th: Belfast Opera House
13th: Belfast Opera House
15th: Dublin Stadium
18th: Aberdeen Music Hall
19th: Edinburgh Playhouse
20th: Glasgow Barrowlands
22th: Manchester Apollo
23th: Liverpool Royal Court
24th: Newcastle City Hall
26th: Harrogate Conference Centre
27th: Norwich UEA
28th: Birmingham Odeon
30th: Bristol Studio
December
1st: London Royal Albert Hall
2nd: London Hammersmith Palais
4th: Oxford Apollo
5th: Portsmouth Guildhall
7th: Nottingham Royal Centre
8th: Brighton Dome
9th: Newport Centre
11th: London Hammersmith Odeon

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02 novembre 2016

The Communards: three nights at L'Olympia, Paris | 3, 4 and 5 november 1986

It was thirty years ago!
The Communards,
for the second time (but not the last!),
were at
L'Olympia in Paris,
3, 4 and 5 november 1986.

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The Communards at Les Tuileries, november 1986

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The Communards, L'Olympia, november 1986 (ticket)

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