02 mars 2018

Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy dans la chronique Tubes&Co sur France Inter

A l'occasion de la cérémonie des Césars 2018, où le film "120 Battements Par Minute" de Robin Campillo est nommé dans nombreuses catégories dont celle de la "meilleure musique originale", Rebecca Manzoni, dans sa 500ème chronique Tubes&Co, ausculteSmalltown Boy du Bronski beat. Tubes Co - Le César 1984 du meilleur hymne gay est attribué à Bronski Beat pour Smalltown BoyPour la 43ème cérémonie des César, ce 2 mars 2018, les compositions d Arnaud Rebotini pour le film 120 battements par minute sont nommées dans la catégorie... [Lire la suite]

19 février 2018

Bronski Beat & The Communards: bande-son du défilé Burberry à Londres | 17 février 2018

Après 17 ans à la tête des collections de Burberry, le créateur Christopher Bailey a offert sans doute le défilé le plus personnel de sa carrière. Il a ainsi rendu hommage à la communauté LGBTQ+ par l'insertion des couleurs "arc-en-ciel" dans nombre des nouvelles créations de l'emblématique marque au tartan. En guise de bande-son, exclusivement des chansons du répertoire du Bronski Beat et de The Communards. Initialement, seulement Smalltown Boy devait être présente...- Puit D'Amour - Memories - Smalltown Boy (reprise) - For A... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2018

This is a song by The Communards... For A Friend | 8th february 1988

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: It was thirty years ago! THIS  IS  A  SONG  BY THE COMMUNARDS... FOR A FRIEND...;........  the eighth sensitive and delicate single of Jimmy Somerville & Richard Colesdedicated to their friend Mark Ashton who died from AIDS a year before, almost day to day.    
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03 novembre 2017

The Communards: Never Can Say Goodbye | 24th october 1987

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: It was thirty years ago! NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE the seventh single of THE COMMUNARDS The single became n°4 in the UK charts! This song was written by Clifton Davis and originally recorded by The Jackson 5 and has been covered most notably in 1974 by Gloria Gaynor.     UK releases7": LON 158a] Never Can Say Goodbye (7" remix by Shep Pettibone)b] '77, The Great Escape 12": LONX 158a] Never Can Say Goodbye (extended mix by Shep... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2017

The Communards: Red | 5th october 1987

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: Thirty years ago, The Communards released its second album, ‘Red’ featuring the singles “Tomorrow”, “Never Can Say Goodbye”,“For A Friend”  and “There's More To Love”. reached n°4 and certified platinum in UK   TomorrowThere's More To Love Than Boy Meets GirlMatter Of OpinionVictimsFor A FriendNever Can Say GoodbyeLovers And FriendsHold On TightIf I Could Tell YouC Minor  
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02 septembre 2017

Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy (Arnaud Rebotini remix) | 1st september 2017

OUT NOW!     120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE(Grand Prix du Festival de Cannes) - original soundtrack by Arnaud Rebotini - including SMALLTOWN BOY (Arnaud Rebotini remix)5'36 digital | CD | LP    

01 septembre 2017

Jimmy Somerville: Dark Sky | september 1997

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: It was 20 years ago! Dark Sky (easily broken)
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28 août 2017

The Communards: Tomorrow | august 1987

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: It was thirty years ago! TOMORROW the sixth single of THE COMMUNARDS    7": LON 1437" red: LONB 143 with postcards & stickers in PVC baga] Tomorrowb] I Just Want To Let You Know 7" remix: LONR 14310" remix: LONT 143a] Tomorrow (remix)b] I Just Want To Let You Know 12": LONX 143a] Tomorrow (extended version)b1] I Just Want To Let You Knowb2] Romanze For Violin, Piano And Hedgehogb3] Scat    
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10 février 2017

Mark Ashton (19 May 1960 – 11 February 1987)

"As I watch the sun go down, watching the world fade awayAll the memories of you come rushing back to me..."For A Friend by The Communards Mark AshtonGay rights activist and member of the Communist Party of Great BritainEngaged in:London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard,Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament,Lesbian & Gay Youth Video Project (Framed Youth),Lesbian & Gay Supports the Minersand Red Wedge...       Enregistrer
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05 février 2017

The Communards: You Are My World '87 | february 1987

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: It was thirty years ago!YOU ARE MY WORLD '87the fifth single of THE COMMUNARDS 7": LON 123A You Are My World '87 4'15B Judgement Day 4'44 7": LONFC 123A You Are My World '87 4'15B Judgement Day 4'44with Free Live Cassette1 Reprise (live) 5'432 When The Walls Come Tumbling Down (live) 6'343 Czardas (live) 3'46 12": LONX 123 or LONXP 123 (with free poster)A You Are My World '87 (extended version) 7'57B1 Judgement Day 5'10B2 Czardas (live) 3'43 12":... [Lire la suite]