24 mai 2019

Jimmy Somerville: Lay Down | 20 years ago!

Released 20 years ago today (24th May 1999), the single ‘LAY DOWN’ was a few weeks ahead of a new album ‘Manage The Damage’. For Jimmy, to sample the song ‘Contact’ was to pay tribute to its author, Serge Gainsbourg, who was a true genius.     "LAY DOWN"is available onMANAGE THE DAMAGE3 DISC EXPANDED EDITION>> HERE <<

20 mai 2019

Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy | 35 years ago!

20th May 1984, so just 35 years ago! SMALLTOWN BOYbyBronski Beat "a touching lyric about leaving home,a remarkably agile but controlled vocal and a good song that recalls Yazoo or Eurythmics in its effective use of electronic simplicity" Smash Hits, May 84. "Singer Jimmy Somerville adds a warmth and frailty to the electronic disco backing which is irresistable." N°1, May 84. "If you make a check-list of every element of great synthpop, you can find it in this record.[...] When something is as perfect an example of an artform as... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

Bronski Beat: NME front cover | 35 years ago!

"Formed a year agowith only a dozen concerts to his credit, Bronski Beat was on NME front cover 19 May 1984." So just 35 years ago!
03 mars 2019

Bronski Beat: SMALLTOWN BOY Ltd Ed. 12" Picture Disc | RSD2019

Smalltown Boy RSD 201912" Limited Edition Picture Disc A1. Smalltown Boy (Remastered)  05:03 A2. Smalltown Boy (Remastered 12” Version)  9:01 B1. Smalltown Boy (KDA Pink Triangle Remix)  07:32 B2. Why? (Wax Wings Remix)  05:30         "To celebrate 35 years of Bronski Beat playing their first gig, London Records recently reissued ‘The Age Of Consent.’ This limited-edition picture disc exclusive to Record Store Day features the era-defining pop classic ‘Smalltown Boy' remastered from... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2018

Jimmy Somerville: Manage The Damage | 3CD Expanded Edition | January 25, 2019

25th of January 2019,the wrongly underrated album"Manage The Damage" will be released as a 3CD deluxe version with many bonus tracks. Jimmy Somerville’s third solo album, 1999’s “Manage The Damage” was his first as an independent artist after splitting with London Records in 1995 after twelve years of recording with them both as a solo artist and with bands Bronski Beat and Communards. This is the first ever expanded edition of this album and, developed in conjunction with Jimmy’s management, with its 43 tracks over three discs,... [Lire la suite]

29 septembre 2018

Bronski Beat: The Age Of Consent | brand new remastered and enhanced editions | suite...

L’édition 2CD deluxe du 35ème anniversaire de carrière : « Mon propos, c’était la vérité. Mais aussi mes émotions, mes espoirs, ma sexualité, ma vie. Je n’avais peur rien et j’étais surmotivé à combattre la politique de discrimination que je vivais au quotidien. Je ne m’imaginais pas devenir une pop star, je me voyais comme un fauteur de troubles » Jimmy Somerville, 2018. Il y a 35 ans en septembre 1983 , Bronski Beat donnèrent un concert légendaire dans le club et antre de paix de référence pour les gays Londoniens, le Heaven.... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2018

Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy (KDA Pink Triangle Remix) | available now!

B R O N S K I   B E A TSmalltown Boy (KDA Pink Triangle Remix) available to stream/download today KDA lands a piston pumping re-rub of Bronski Beat's classic Smalltown Boy online today. House producer KDA has given the seminal track a 2018 dance-floor treatment for the bonus disk of the re-issued Bronski Beat album The Age of Consent, coming out on 26th October.    
12 septembre 2018

Bronski Beat: The Age Of Consent | brand new remastered and enhanced editions | 26th october 2018

A l'occasion du 35ème anniversaire de la sortie de l'albumTHE AGE OF CONSENT du BRONSKI BEAT,une toute nouvelle réédition sortira le 26 octobre 2018.       Trois formats seront disponibles :   - un vinyl "rose" avec une pochette et sous pochette reproduisant fidèlement l'édition originale.    - un vinyl "picture disc" en édition limitée.   - un double CD avec en bonus les versions étendues originales des 4 singles ('Smalltown Boy', 'Why?', 'Ain't Necessarily So' et 'I Feel Love'... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2018

Jimmy Somerville: Live & Acoustic at Le Château d'Hardelot | 4th august 2018

Le château d'Hardelot, samedi 4 août 2018. Un concert de Jimmy Somerville en France cela faisait longtemps ! Gratuit de surcroît !C'est donc dans le cadre du Château d'Hardelot, dans l'enceinte même, qu'a eu lieu devant 2 200 spectateurs, la prestation acoustique de Jimmy. Ce format avait été inauguré, il y a 3 ans presque jour pour jour, près de Copenhague lors du festival Stella Polaris. C'est donc la même équipe qui a officié pour l'accompagner lors de la douzaine de chansons interprétées. A savoir, les 2 choristes fidèles... [Lire la suite]
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