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]
16 novembre 2016

The Communards: So Cold The Night | 17th november 1986

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: Thirty years ago,the fourth Communards' single, So Cold The Night,was released.   Enregistrer
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12 novembre 2016

The Communards' debut UK tour winter '86 | 12th november 1986

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: Thirty years ago, The Communards embarking upon a successful UK tour with more than 20 dates (sold out!)with Jimmy Somerville, Richard Coles, Sarah Jane Morris, Sally Herbert, June Miles-Kingston, Dave Renwick, Jo Pretzel, Joss Pook, Audrey Riley and Anne Stephenson. November12th: Belfast Opera House13th: Belfast Opera House15th: Dublin Stadium18th: Aberdeen Music Hall19th: Edinburgh Playhouse20th: Glasgow Barrowlands22th: Manchester Apollo23th:... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2016

The Communards: three nights at L'Olympia, Paris | 3, 4 and 5 november 1986

It was thirty years ago!The Communards, for the second time (but not the last!), were at L'Olympia in Paris,3, 4 and 5 november 1986.   nregistrer
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11 août 2016

The Communards: Don't Leave Me This Way | 11th august 1986

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: 30 years to the day, Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards with Sarah Jane Morriswas released!    The single became n°1 in the UK charts for 5 weeks in september/october 1986 and also the biggest selling record of the year.   7": LON 103 & PicDisc: LONPD 103A Don't Leave Me This Way 4'32B Sanctified 2'30  12": LONX 103A Don't Leave Me This Way (extended version) 6'25B Sanctified 3'00  12": LOXRR 103A Don't Leave Me... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2016

The Communards: debut album | 25th july 1986

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: More than 6 months after its recording in december 1985, Communards' debut album was finally released the 25th july 1986. Including 4 smash hits:You Are My WorldDisenchantedDon't Leave Me This Way (with Sarah Jane Morris)So Cold The Night The Communards' first album (2CD deluxe edition by Edsel Records) is available here "Dance & Desire" (2CD + DVD deluxe edition by Edsel Records) is available here Jimmy Somerville's last album, "Homage", is... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2016

The Communards: live at Royal Festival Hall, London | 30th may 1986

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: 30 years ago to the day,The Communards ended their first UK tourat Royal Festival Hall in London, 30th may 1986. with Jimmy Somerville, Richard Coles, Sarah Jane Morris, Sally Herbert, June Miles-Kingston, Dave Renwick, Jo Pretzel, Joss Pook, Audrey Riley and Anne Stephenson. The Commies’ fame as a live band didn’t stop growing as the tour went on. The Communards’ mania wasn’t so far. 11th may: Bristol Hippodrome 13th may: Guilford Civic 15th may:... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2016

The Communards: Disenchanted | 16th may 1986

Official Jimmy Somerville FanPage & jimmysomerville.canalblog.com present: Released on this day in 1986, The Communards' second single:dISENChANtEd 7": LON 89 A Disenchanted 4'08B Johnny Verso 3'47 12": LONX 89A Disenchanted (extended version) 6'08B1 Annie 1'43B2 Johnny Verso 3'4712": LONXR 89A Disenchanted (total dance remix)* 8'46B1 Disenchanted (instrumental)* 8'46B2 Johnny Verso 3'47* remixed by Mike Thorne This record is dedicated to Jean Genet 1910-1986 dISENChANtEd (official video) JOHNNY VERSO (live) All... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2016

The Communards: live at L'Olympia, Paris | 28th april 1986

30 years ago to the day,The Communards were, for the first time, on the stage of L'Olympia in Paris.Il y a 30 ans jour pour jour,The Communards étaient, pour la première fois, sur la scène de L'Olympia à Paris The Communards' first album (2CD deluxe edition by Edsel Records) is available here Dance & Desire (2CD + DVD deluxe edition by Edsel Records) is available here Jimmy Somerville's last album, "Homage", is available here and the brand new "Club Homage" can be ordered here  
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