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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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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23 juillet 2016

Jimmy Somerville: Don't Leave Me This Way (live and acoustic at Stella Polaris | New Single| 22nd july 2016

"In celebration of 30 years since the release of Don't Leave Me This Way ‪ by The Communards we are releasing a new version of this classic taken from the new acoustic album. It also includes a fab new remix of 'Back To Me'." JS HQ. 1] Don't Leave Me This Way (live) 5'082] Back To Me (Leo Ryan's Stella Polaris remix) 6'58 Enregistrer
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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19 avril 2016

The Communards: 30 years Anniversary!

"The Communards debut album was released 30 years ago this year - we will be celebrating thisand just found this picture recently posted which we loved. JS HQ." The Communards in Parisphotograph: Claude Gassian
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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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10 janvier 2016

The Communards: BBC Radio One 'Janice Long' session | 13 oct 1985 | with 'America' an unreleased song!

Never heard before! The CommunardsRichard Coles & Jimmy SomervilleRadio One 'Janice Long' session13th october 1985 - Don't Slip Away -- Forbidden Love -- So Cold The Night -- America (unreleased!) -- La Dolarosa -  
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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