05 janvier 2020
"I wanted to do it as a tribute, but I wanted to do it as a celebration." (JS, 2012)YOU MAKE ME FEEL (MIGHTY REAL) was released 30 years ago! It spent three weeks in the UK top ten singles chart, achieving a high of #5, higher than any other version of the song...
27 novembre 2019
an album of Love & Fight. It was released on this day back in 1989... 30 years ago! "on CD, Cassette & LP" "A Limited Edition of this record comes in 4 Day-glo colours"
30 octobre 2019
Just 30 years ago, today!(30th october 1989) COMMENT TE DIRE ADIEU was released!Jimmy Somerville featuring June Miles-Kingston It was Jimmy’s first solo single,reaching n°14 on the UK Singles Chart,n°3 in France and Ireland. Even before The Communards disbanded Jimmy was working on a solo project. First in line was a song by Françoise Hardy [french lyrics written by Serge Gainsbourg] from 20 years previous, Comment Te Dire Adieu which had lyrics that took on added depth in light of the AIDS crisis. […] « When we started... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019
Just 15 years ago, today! 18th October 2004 The Hi-NRJ dance track COME ON was released as the first commercial single* from the album 'Home Again'. (* It's So Good, released in June was essentially a promotional single). COME ON was co-written and produced with Peter Plate (from the successful german duo Rosenstolz).
17 août 2019
Jimmy SomervilleMANAGE THE DAMAGE (20th Anniversary Limited Edition) Format: white vinylLabel: Demon Records (label of Demon Music Group specialized in vinyl reissue)Date: 20/09/2019
04 août 2019
Summer is here! Ten years ago, Jimmy gave us S u d d e n l y L a s t S u m m e r a collection of acoustic covers… It’s time to (re)discover all these original classical songs: « An amazing performance from the first track to the last, Jimmy’s voice touches the soul in places seldom visited, making ‘Suddenly Last Summer’ one of his sexiest and most heartfelt records yet. » (The Daily Ring, May 2009) 1. It’s Love by Blossom Dearie in 1959. « ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2019
Released 20 years ago today (24th May 1999), the single ‘LAY DOWN’ was a few weeks ahead of a new album ‘Manage The Damage’. For Jimmy, to sample the song ‘Contact’ was to pay tribute to its author, Serge Gainsbourg, who was a true genius. "LAY DOWN"is available onMANAGE THE DAMAGE3 DISC EXPANDED EDITION>> HERE <<
26 novembre 2018
25th of January 2019,the wrongly underrated album"Manage The Damage" will be released as a 3CD deluxe version with many bonus tracks. Jimmy Somerville’s third solo album, 1999’s “Manage The Damage” was his first as an independent artist after splitting with London Records in 1995 after twelve years of recording with them both as a solo artist and with bands Bronski Beat and Communards. This is the first ever expanded edition of this album and, developed in conjunction with Jimmy’s management, with its 43 tracks over three discs,... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2018
Le château d'Hardelot, samedi 4 août 2018. Un concert de Jimmy Somerville en France cela faisait longtemps ! Gratuit de surcroît !C'est donc dans le cadre du Château d'Hardelot, dans l'enceinte même, qu'a eu lieu devant 2 200 spectateurs, la prestation acoustique de Jimmy. Ce format avait été inauguré, il y a 3 ans presque jour pour jour, près de Copenhague lors du festival Stella Polaris. C'est donc la même équipe qui a officié pour l'accompagner lors de la douzaine de chansons interprétées. A savoir, les 2 choristes fidèles... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2017
Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: It was 20 years ago! Dark Sky (easily broken)