Tag: New Wave

Richard Simmons – “Reach”

Richard Simmons – “Reach”The Sleeve: Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  With all this hoopla going on with Richard Simmons’ being apparently held ‘hostage’ by his housekeeper, but I’m not here to discuss that. I’m here to discuss the record of Richard Simmons.  So, this LP is supposed to come with a Exercise Book, I guess to... Read More »

The Sinceros ‎– “The Sound Of Sunbathing”

The Sinceros ‎– “The Sound Of Sunbathing”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  The cover on this one caught my eye, and the back cover just seemed to be begging to be purchased… So here we are.  The album opens with “Take Me to Your Leader” which apparently was this bands biggest hit. The opening guitar riff and drum playing... Read More »

Chandra – “Transportation”

Chandra – “Transportation”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, Chandra Oppenheim was a 12 year old girl in the 1980’s, whose father Dennis Oppenheim – a conceptual artist, who teamed up with members of The Dance to create this girl fronted punk EP.  So, the EP opens with the track “Opposite” which starts with some weird... Read More »

Roman Holliday – “Roman Holliday”

Roman Holliday – “Roman Holliday”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, I don’t know, I really liked the sailor hats.  So, the album opens with the song “Stand By” and there has never been a record that has sounded more 80’s than this album, the instrumentals, the vocals, the lyrics, it’s all way too 80’s. It’s different,... Read More »

Welcome Home – “Ladies and Gentlemen… Welcome Home”

Welcome Home – “Ladies and Gentlemen… Welcome Home”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  To be completely fair, I bought this album due to the guy on right on the back cover looking like Dana Carvey.  So, the album opens with “Radio Active Love” and well, I’m not saying the singing is good, but it’s also not bad. I just have... Read More »

Adam and the Ants – “Stand & Deliver!”

Adam and the Ants – “Stand & Deliver!”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  This is the one Adam Ant song that got me into loving Adam Ant as much as I do, though I really don’t have as much Adam Ant in my collection as I’d like to – I do have every album digitally.  So, the A-Side opens with... Read More »

INXS – “The Swing”

INXS – “The Swing”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I’ve always loved INXS. As far back as I can remember I always have. I even remember the long drives where I would play INXS’s Greatest Hits on CD in the back. Memories.  So, this album opens with my all time favorite INXS song, “Original Sin” and... Read More »

Go-Go’s – “Beauty & the Beat”

Go-Go’s – “Beauty & the Beat”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Growing up I remember hearing the song “We Got the Beat” and instantly fell in love with the Go-Go’s, from there on I began to hear more and more of their stuff until I finally got one of their albums, of course, it does not have my... Read More »

It’s the Hendersons – “Baby Happy / The Merger”

It’s the Hendersons – “Baby Happy / The Merger”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: The liner notes are just the song lyrics. Personal Review:  This one is an interesting one – mainly because I remember long ago, when I was a child, I recall seeing the cover (or maybe single) in a store, and back then it scared the hell out of me. When... Read More »

Gary Numan – “I Still Remember / Puppets”

Gary Numan – “I Still Remember / Puppets”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “RSPCA  THIS RECORD HAS BEEN RELEASED WITH THE FULL SUPPORT AD APPRECIATION OF THE RSPCA.  A PET IS FOR LIFE AND NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS  GARY NUMAN  GARY NUMAN WILL DONATE HIS ROYALTY FOR EVERY COPY OF THIS RECORD TO THE RSPCA” Personal Review:  I got this LP for two... Read More »

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