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03 novembre 2017

The Communards: Never Can Say Goodbye | 24th october 1987

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

It was thirty years ago!


NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE


the seventh single of
THE COMMUNARDS

The single became n°4 in the UK charts!

This song was written by Clifton Davis
and originally recorded by The Jackson 5
and has been covered most notably in 1974 by Gloria Gaynor.

 

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UK releases
7": LON 158
a] Never Can Say Goodbye (7" remix by Shep Pettibone)
b] '77, The Great Escape

12": LONX 158
a] Never Can Say Goodbye (extended mix by Shep Pettibone)
b1] '77, The Great Escape
b2] Piece Of Saxophone
b3] I Do It All For You

12"remix: LONXR 158
a] Never Can Say Goodbye (San Paulo mix by Freddy Bastone)
b1] Never Can Say Goodbye (San Paulo dub by Freddy Bastone)
b2] '77, The Great Escape

MCD: LONCD 158
1] Never Can Say Goodbye (extended mix by Shep Pettibone)
2] '77, The Great Escape
3] Never Can Say Goodbye
(classical mix by Shep Pettibone)

US special releases
7": MCA-53224
a] Never Can Say Goodbye (US 7" remix edited by Shep Pettibone & Tuta Aquino)
b] '77, The Great Escape

12" promo: L33-17469
a] Never Can Say Goodbye (full extended mix by Shep Pettibone)
a] Never Can Say Goodbye (dub mix by Shep Pettibone)
a] Never Can Say Goodbye (instrumental mix by Shep Pettibone)

 

 


14 octobre 2017

The Communards: Red | 5th october 1987

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

Thirty years ago, The Communards released its second album,

Red

featuring the singles “Tomorrow”, “Never Can Say Goodbye”,
“For A Friend”  and “There's More To Love”.

reached n°4 and certified platinum in UK

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Tomorrow
There's More To Love Than Boy Meets Girl
Matter Of Opinion
Victims
For A Friend
Never Can Say Goodbye
Lovers And Friends
Hold On Tight
If I Could Tell You
C Minor

 

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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

 $_12

 

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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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