12 janvier 2017

Bronski Beat: Larry Steinbachek dies at 56 | december 2016 | RIP

Steinbachek's sister Louise Jones told BBC Newshe died last month after a short battle with cancer, with his family and friends at his bedside. "We were young, brave and determined. Was powerful time." - Jimmy Somerville "Very sad to hear of the young death of Larry Steinbachek.Enjoyed working with Bronski back in the 80's and having a big hit with them"- Marc Almond Enregistrer Enregistrer Enregistrer
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20 février 2016

Jimmy Somerville: Live at Huxley's Neue Welt, Berlin, 19th february 2016

JIMMY SOMERVILLE & BAND Live at Huxley's Neue Welt, Berlin, 19th february 2016 Setlist:You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) Could It Be Love Back To Me Why? Tomorrow Something To Live For To Love Somebody Strong Enough Rolling For A Friend Never Can Say Goodbye Overload You Are My World Smalltown Boy Don't Leave Me This Way Encore:Some Wonder I Feel Love/Highway To Hell and also : Dresden Show at Alter SchlachthofSaturday 20th February 2016 Hamburg Show at GruenspanSunday 28th February 2016 Cologne Show at Gloria... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2015

Jimmy Somerville: Discography 1984-2015

Bronski Beat(1984-1985)> Jimmy Somerville + Larry Steinbachek + Steve Bronski Albums:- The Age Of Consent (1984)- Hundreds & Thousands - The Remix Plus (1985) b-sides & remixes Re-editions:- The Age Of Consent [remastered] (1996)- The Age Of Consent [deluxe 2CD edition] including Hundreds &Thousands (2012) Singles:- Smalltown Boy (1984)- Why? (1984)- Ain't Necessarily So (1984)- I Feel Love [with Marc Almond] (1985)- Run From Love (promo only, 1985) The Communards (1985-1988)> Jimmy Somerville + Richard Coles ... [Lire la suite]
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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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11 juillet 2014

Jimmy Somerville: Dance and Desire: Rarities and Videos | new 2CD+DVD collection | this autumn

more information soon! original "Dance and Desire" artwork of the "Do You Wanna Dance" tour program in 1991
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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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