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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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]
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12 mars 2014

Bronski Beat: Live at St James's Church, Picadilly, Sat. 28th July 1984 | Flyer & articles

> original flyer > 'Smash Hits' live review by Vici Macdonald and photo by Paul Rider > 'Sounds' live review by Andy Hurt and photo by Paul Slattery  
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03 mars 2014

Bronski Beat: The Age Of Consent | LP german press kit

LP: DE (820 171-1-ME - Metronome Musik GmbH) > press pack including 12"x24" b/w info sheet + 1 photo + A4 biography   side A        1  [4’02] Why?     2  [4’43] It Ain't Necessarily So     3  [4’13] Screaming     4  [3’52] No More War     5  [5’08] Love And Money   side B     1  [5’02] Smalltown Boy     2  [2’41] Heatwave     3  [4’17]... [Lire la suite]
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