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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