01 juillet 2014

Jimmy Somerville: article de Didier Lestrade sur Slate.fr | 30 juin 2014

Il y a 30 ans, Jimmy Somerville sortait «Smalltown Boy». Aujourd'hui, on l'a (presque) oublié    
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01 juillet 2014

Jimmy Somerville: interview in Attitude | n°246 | July 2014

Jimmy Somerville:on success, suicide andselling himself(6 pages with photos)
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24 juin 2014

"DARE TO LOVE" | Jimmy Somerville's second solo album is 19 | 1995

Today in Jimmy Somerville story:"DARE TO LOVE" was released nineteen years ago (first entry in UK chart June 24th) Dare To Love is "[...] a typical rollercoaster mix of upbeat pop dance numbers and more serious songs exploring gay issues. The title track, about a man who loves a younger boy of 16 is threatened with prison and persecution, is typically upfront and provides a topical link with his earlier material."It's still very much a pop album" enthuses Jimmy, "a bit of disco and some jazzy blues but basically just jolly pop, gay... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2014

Jimmy Somerville: Happy Birthday!

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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.  
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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]
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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]
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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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21 mai 2014

Jimmy Somerville: Mighty Real | 7" UK | variation of colours

Same record (LON 249), three colours' variation of the sleeve !
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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
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