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Madness – Madness Presents the Rise & Fall

Madness – Madness Presents the Rise & Fall Stephen Thomas Erlewine : ‘There’s a certain grandness to the title of Madness Presents the Rise & Fall, the group’s fourth album and undeniable pop masterpiece: it’s clear that the band has ambitions, to go several steps beyond ska, to craft nothing less than a Village Green […]

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ABC – The Lexicon Of Love

ABC – The Lexicon Of Love William Ruhlmann: ‘ABC’s debut album combined the talents of the Sheffield, U.K.-based band, particularly lead singer Martin Fry, a fashion plate of a frontman with a Bryan Ferry fixation, and the inventive production style of former Buggles member Trevor Horn and his team of musicians, several of whom would […]

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Indochine – L’aventurier

Indochine – L’aventurier L’Aventurier est le premier album studio d’Indochine, sorti en 1982. Avec sa pochette constituée de vignettes d’inspiration BD, il est surtout connu pour la chanson éponyme, premier grand succès du groupe et référence à l’univers de Bob Morane. L’album comprend une reprise de L’Opportuniste, titre interprété quatorze ans plus tôt par Jacques […]

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Led Zeppelin – Coda

      Stephen Thomas Erlewine: ‘An odds-and-sods collection assembled after John Bonham’s death, Coda is predictably a hit-or-miss affair. The best material comes from later in Led Zeppelin’s career, including the ringing folk stomp of “Poor Tom,” the jacked-up ’50s rock & roll of “Ozone Baby,” and their response to punk rock, the savage […]

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Philip Glass – Koyaanisqatsi

Philip Glass – Koyaanisqatsi AMG Review: Parodied more than once, derided, blessed, hailed as a wonder, and decried as a travesty, this (abbreviated) soundtrack is capable of generating fascination and annoyance, often simultaneously. The truth is that this isn’t merely minimalism — it’s expressive minimalism, with some impressive nuances. Given the space to breathe, the […]

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The Church – The Blurred Crusade

The Church – The Blurred Crusade AMG Review:  After such a fine debut as Of Skins and Heart, creating a follow-up might have been a burden for the Church — and maybe it was, but the end result was well worth it. Perhaps even better than their first, Blurred Crusade captures what for many remains […]

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Dire Straits – Love Over Gold

Dire Straits – Love Over Gold Dire Straits – Love Over Gold is the fourth album by British rock band Dire Straits, released on 20 September 1982 by Vertigo Records internationally, and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States. The album produced two singles: “Private Investigations”, which reached the number 2 position on the […]

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Toto – Toto IV

Toto – Toto IV Toto IV is the fourth studio album by American band Toto released in 1982.  received six Grammy Awards including Record of the Year for “Rosanna”, Album of the Year and Producer of the Year for the band. It reached number four on the Billboard Pop Albums chart shortly after its release in […]

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