03 octobre 2020
It's not a new album but a superb deluxe reedition of Jimmy Somerville’s 4th solo studio album, 2004’s ‘Home Again’,comprising a 'Double Vinyl Edition' and a '3 Disc Expanded Edition'. Never before a JS reissue has offered so many new materials, especially on the 3 CD expanded edition. Details: ------DOUBLE VINYL EDITION > Pre order here!------ A1 Could It Be Love (Extended) 6:16* A2 Under A Lover’s Sky 5:16 A3 Come On 3:49 A4 It Still Hurts 3:34 A5 It’s So Good (Extended) 5:27* B1 Burn 4:06 B2 Ain’t No Mountain High... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2020
21st may 1985, just 35 years ago ! Very first ever concert of the duo Jimmy Somerville and Richard Coles which is still called "Body Politic" at that time. It was in Paris at the Bodyrok (30, rue Gramont - 75002). They interpreted ten songs with only Jimmy's voice accompanied by Richard's piano. The audience discovers titles like You Are My World and La Dolarosa for the first time but also covers like Summertime and Sentimental Journey… It was during this same period that Mark Ashton takes Jimmy and Richard to see where the... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2020
35 years ago, today! I feeL Love bronski beatmarc almond out this day in 1985. original artwork with giant sticker for promotional display in recordstore original video directed by Connie Giannaris TOTP appearance at n°7 Live at Golden Rose, Montreux, may 85
07 mars 2020
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the album’s original release on CD, Jimmy Somerville’s “Suddenly Last Summer” sees its first ever release on vinyl. Released March 27, 2020. The extent of Jimmy’s unique vocal artistry is searingly evident on this acoustic showcase of some of his personal favourite songs which he succeeds, in spades, in making his very own. An emotional tour de force and a glittering jewel amidst his extensive back catalogue; Jimmy has always been an adept and talented creator of song;... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2020
LEARNED TO TALK was released 5 years ago today! This single is taken from Jimmy's solo album HOMAGE. « It’s about understanding that if you allow yourself to open up and connect to your heart and have your heart and mind work together you can actually be aware and be involved in much more and allow yourself to be vulnerable. » (JS, 2015) Jimmy Somerville - Learned To TalkJimmy Somerville chats about his new single 'Learned To Talk'
05 janvier 2020
"I wanted to do it as a tribute, but I wanted to do it as a celebration." (JS, 2012)YOU MAKE ME FEEL (MIGHTY REAL) was released 30 years ago! It spent three weeks in the UK top ten singles chart, achieving a high of #5, higher than any other version of the song...
27 novembre 2019
an album of Love & Fight. It was released on this day back in 1989... 30 years ago! "on CD, Cassette & LP" "A Limited Edition of this record comes in 4 Day-glo colours"
30 octobre 2019
Just 30 years ago, today!(30th october 1989) COMMENT TE DIRE ADIEU was released!Jimmy Somerville featuring June Miles-Kingston It was Jimmy’s first solo single,reaching n°14 on the UK Singles Chart,n°3 in France and Ireland. Even before The Communards disbanded Jimmy was working on a solo project. First in line was a song by Françoise Hardy [french lyrics written by Serge Gainsbourg] from 20 years previous, Comment Te Dire Adieu which had lyrics that took on added depth in light of the AIDS crisis. […] « When we started... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019
Just 15 years ago, today! 18th October 2004 The Hi-NRJ dance track COME ON was released as the first commercial single* from the album 'Home Again'. (* It's So Good, released in June was essentially a promotional single). COME ON was co-written and produced with Peter Plate (from the successful german duo Rosenstolz).
14 septembre 2019
35 years ago, today! WHY? the amazing second single by Bronski Beat out this day 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 speciel that they’ve managed to parcel up all their anger about Martin’s harrassment into a joyous disco record that’s almost certain to storm the dancefloors. » (Smash Hits, sept. 84) The song was also dedicated to the memory of playwright Drew Griffiths, a... [Lire la suite]