22 juin 2014
Jimmy Somerville: Happy Birthday!
14 juin 2014
Jimmy Somerville: Smalltown Boy Reprise (2014) | AVAILABLE NOW!
SMALLTOWN BOY Reprise (2014) a 2'45 fantastic complete new version, voice & piano only! piano by Nick Nasmyth Released on Monday 16/06/2014 on Jess E Musique Ltd.
14 juin 2014
"MANAGE THE DAMAGE" | Jimmy Somerville's third solo album is 15 today | 1999
Today in Jimmy Somerville story:"MANAGE THE DAMAGE" was released fifteen years ago (monday 14th June)with co-writer and co-producer Sally Herbert (Banderas) and with co-producer Ash Howes (Texas, Dido, Kylie, Boyzone, Sophie Ellis Bexter, Natalie Imbruglia, Will Young or Annie Lennox), Jimmy Somerville has crafted a fine dance-pop album. 01. HERE I AM02. LAY DOWN*03. DARK SKY04. MY LIFE05. SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR06. THIS MUST BE LOVE07. GIRL FALLING DOWN08. SOMEDAY SOON09. EVE10. STONE11. ROLLING * features a sample of the song... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2014
"THERE'S MORE TO LOVE" | The Communards' last single is 26 this month | 1988
This month in Jimmy Somerville / The Communards story:"THERE'S MORE TO LOVE" was released twenty six years ago (first entry in UK chart June 11th)The song was written by Jimmy Somerville & Richard Coles Highest position in UK chart : 20 Not a major hit but the very last single of The Commies, with an artwork by Diane Pacey (as the first single 'You Are My World' in 1985), with the production of Stephen Hague on 7" version and Mike Thorne on 12" version... LISTEN & WATCH: 'There's More To Love' video directed by The... [Lire la suite]
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]
21 mai 2014
Jimmy Somerville: Mighty Real | 7" UK | variation of colours
Same record (LON 249), three colours' variation of the sleeve !
06 mai 2014
Jimmy Somerville: Home Again | 5 tracks album snippets | ungemastert
CD-R: DE (n/a - BMG Berlin Musik) > promotional album snippets - ungemastert 1 [2'21] Come On 2 [1'47] It's So Good 3 [2'30] Could It Be Love? 4 [1'50] Under A Lover's Sky 5 [2'32] Your Love
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 <<
23 mars 2014
Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy | rare uncut 'test pressing' picture disc
This uncut picture disc of Smalltown boy was, like most uncut picture discs of the 80's, produced in very few numbers (the shaped version is more common). This superb rarity has not been cut to the finished shape but remains as a 12" disc with clear vinyl surrounding the central image. Uncut picture discs are generally used as 'test pressings' - a few are always made to check the image alignment and print quality before the final run is cut to the desired shape. PicDisc: UK [BITPD 1 - London Records Ltd] - rare uncut 'test pressing'... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2014
Jimmy Somerville: Set Alight | NEW SINGLE and ...
JIMMY SOMERVILLE1. Set Alight (original) 3'462. Set Alight (Adrian Feder remix) 3'40 The single will be released on 31th March 2014. "Set Alight" is not a harbinger of the announced disco album, but rather was created in collaboration with the Spanish producer Adrian Feder. You can listen Set Alight here on SoundCloud! and... Disco album "As announced in his Christmas message in December, Jimmy is very excited to tell you he has been busy in the studio with producer John Winfield putting the finishing... [Lire la suite]