20 mai 2019

Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy | 35 years ago!

20th May 1984, so just 35 years ago! SMALLTOWN BOYbyBronski Beat "a touching lyric about leaving home,a remarkably agile but controlled vocal and a good song that recalls Yazoo or Eurythmics in its effective use of electronic simplicity" Smash Hits, May 84. "Singer Jimmy Somerville adds a warmth and frailty to the electronic disco backing which is irresistable." N°1, May 84. "If you make a check-list of every element of great synthpop, you can find it in this record.[...] When something is as perfect an example of an artform as... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2019

Bronski Beat: NME front cover | 35 years ago!

"Formed a year agowith only a dozen concerts to his credit, Bronski Beat was on NME front cover 19 May 1984." So just 35 years ago!
03 mars 2019

Bronski Beat: SMALLTOWN BOY Ltd Ed. 12" Picture Disc | RSD2019

Smalltown Boy RSD 201912" Limited Edition Picture Disc A1. Smalltown Boy (Remastered)  05:03 A2. Smalltown Boy (Remastered 12” Version)  9:01 B1. Smalltown Boy (KDA Pink Triangle Remix)  07:32 B2. Why? (Wax Wings Remix)  05:30         "To celebrate 35 years of Bronski Beat playing their first gig, London Records recently reissued ‘The Age Of Consent.’ This limited-edition picture disc exclusive to Record Store Day features the era-defining pop classic ‘Smalltown Boy' remastered from... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2018

Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy (KDA Pink Triangle Remix) | available now!

B R O N S K I   B E A TSmalltown Boy (KDA Pink Triangle Remix) available to stream/download today KDA lands a piston pumping re-rub of Bronski Beat's classic Smalltown Boy online today. House producer KDA has given the seminal track a 2018 dance-floor treatment for the bonus disk of the re-issued Bronski Beat album The Age of Consent, coming out on 26th October.    
12 septembre 2018

Bronski Beat: The Age Of Consent | brand new remastered and enhanced editions | 26th october 2018

A l'occasion du 35ème anniversaire de la sortie de l'albumTHE AGE OF CONSENT du BRONSKI BEAT,une toute nouvelle réédition sortira le 26 octobre 2018.       Trois formats seront disponibles :   - un vinyl "rose" avec une pochette et sous pochette reproduisant fidèlement l'édition originale.    - un vinyl "picture disc" en édition limitée.   - un double CD avec en bonus les versions étendues originales des 4 singles ('Smalltown Boy', 'Why?', 'Ain't Necessarily So' et 'I Feel Love'... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2015

Bronski Beat: BBC sessions (Kid Jensen & John Peel) | June & September 1984

BRONSKI BEAT: Kid Jensen session - 18th June 1984- Ain't Necessarily So- Why?- Crazy Maraquitta (unreleased) BRONSKI BEAT: John Peel session - 25th September 1984- Ultraclone (unreleased) - Close To The Edge - The Potato Fields - Puit D'Amour
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05 octobre 2014

"WHY?" | Bronski Beat's second single is 30 | 1984

In Jimmy Somerville / Bronski Beat story:"WHY?" was released thirty years ago (14th September 1984)The song was written by Jimi Somerville, Laz Steinbachek and Steve Bronski.Why? is dedicated to the memory of Drew Griffiths (playwright), victim of a homophobic murder in 1984. "This was written for Martin, a friend of the Bronskis who was hounded out of the country by his boyfriend's irate and violent parents. It's a measure of what makes this lot special that they've managed to parcel up all their anger about Martin's harrassment... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2014

Bronski Beat: live at Maaspoort, Den Bosch, Netherlands, 12th october 1984

tracklist:- No More War- Smalltown Boy - Why? Bronski Beat Maaspoort Den Bosch 12-10-1984
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25 mai 2014

"SMALLTOWN BOY" | Bronski Beat's first single is 30 today | 1984

Today in Jimmy Somerville / Bronski Beat story:"SMALLTOWN BOY" was released thirty years ago (friday May 25th)The song was written by Jimi Somerville, Laz Steinbachek and Steve Bronski. photo by Steve Rapport Reaching at:> n°1 in Netherlands, Italy and Belgium> n°2 in Switzerland> n°3 in UK and Germany> n°4 in Ireland> n°5 in New Zealand> n°8 in Australia and France> n°9 in Canada... and n°1 in US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play LISTEN & WATCH: 'Smalltown Boy' video directed by Bernard Rose "Smalltown... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2014

Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy n°1 in Classic Pop magazine

TOP 40 SYNTHPOP SINGLESin Classic Pop magazine #10 (Apr/May 2014) n°1 - Smalltown Boy - Bronski Beat "[...] if you make a check-list of every element of great synthpop, you can find it in this record." >> Link <<
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