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by Lafleur
21 Dec 2011, 21:06
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Stiv Bators
Replies: 9
Views: 790

Re: Stiv Bators

I have bought all Stiv Bators recordings, also the Last Race CD which was released in 1996 or 1997. The track "Poison Heart" was also released by The Ramones as a single. Steve was a very nice bloke and wrote some great music with the Dead Boys and the Lords of the New Church. Quite a long...
by Lafleur
20 Dec 2011, 09:59
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Phantom Chords
Replies: 11
Views: 1149

Re: Phantom Chords

Great stuff indeed. A pity that it was never released by Polydor. There are activities (incl. a facebook group) that this album will see an officially release since a few years but in vain so far. About 8 years ago Dave Vanian even re-recorded some of the tracks. http://www.damned12.freeserve.co.uk/...
by Lafleur
17 Nov 2009, 10:07
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: WHAT THE FCUK ARE YOU LOT LISTENIN TO - When it's not the fucking Stranglers??!
Replies: 4999
Views: 278310

Re: WHAT THE FCUK ARE YOU LOT LISTENIN TO - When it's not the fu

Here we go, give them a try: Chuck Prophet - Let Freedom Ring (new album, 09/2009) (http://www.myspace.com/chuckprophetofficial ; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7raIAJTxeqA) Alejandro Escovedo - Real Animal (fantastic last album, 06/2008) (http://www.myspace.com/alejandroescovedo ; unplugged: http:/...
by Lafleur
08 May 2009, 11:31
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Alejandro Escovedo
Replies: 0
Views: 276

Alejandro Escovedo

Alejandro Escovedos album "Real Animal" (2008) most likely will give you aural sculpture.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiziSrOQfZA
by Lafleur
08 Oct 2008, 19:56
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: The Damned -- new album out now
Replies: 50
Views: 11038

The Damned -- new album out now

Some of you might be interested. The Damned's new studio album "So, Who's Paranoid?" can be downloaded now --> look at
http://www.officialdamned.com/ ---> "11spot"
CD in the shops soon. Really nice oeuvre after a first listen. :wink:
by Lafleur
30 Dec 2007, 20:17
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: Whats happend to Terry Hall ?
Replies: 32
Views: 3008

One of the best tracks I have heard from Terry Hall in a long time. http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=UsHb864zOZo&feature=related From www.xfm.co.uk: Recently there have been whispers about a reformation of legendary Two-Tone band The Specials. As a friend of vocalist Terry Hall, Preston (from The ...
by Lafleur
07 Sep 2007, 16:22
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: Jonathan Ross - Mick Jones
Replies: 2
Views: 483

Jonathan Ross - Mick Jones

Saturday 8th September

Tune into the Jonathan Ross show on BBC Radio 2 tomorrow - Mick Jones & Tony James of CarbonSilicon will be chatting to Jonathan and playing tracks from the new album "The Last Poet" (out October 1st).

http://carbonsilicon.info/
by Lafleur
07 Jan 2007, 11:37
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: The Police to reform this year
Replies: 53
Views: 3583

any dates announced then? Jim No. "70's rock band The Police may be reforming for some 2007 shows to celebrate their 30th anniversary. Their record company, A&M, have said that preliminary discussions are in the work for a summer tour and also mentioned that the band's back catalog would b...
by Lafleur
19 Nov 2006, 21:22
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Gangsters of ska
Replies: 15
Views: 1465

This is one band I would like to see reform. Has anyone caught Neville Staples live? He is awesome! Great to hear all those old songs live, I was into the The Specials (briefly) before I got into The Stranglers! Jez The Specials Gangsters is still one of my all time favourite songs. It still sounds...
by Lafleur
01 Nov 2006, 15:30
Forum: Stranglers Polls
Topic: unbroken chart placing?
Replies: 13
Views: 3059

Only chance they had with something off Suite XVI (imo) was "I Hate You" (quirky gimicky) BUT this would still need a champion DJ and then prime time airplay (on virgin, Radio 2 etc). Spot on. Spot on I will be amazed if it got into the top 40, in actual fact I would give anyone on here 1...
by Lafleur
25 Oct 2006, 19:38
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: APART FROM STRANGLERS,WHO DO YOU HAVE MOST RECORDS/CD'S BY
Replies: 37
Views: 2419

Clash including Big Audio Dynamite + Joe Strummer/Mescaleros, Damned + Phantom Chords, Buzzcocks + Magazine, Lords of the new Church, Television Personalities, late Johnny Cash, Pixies, Lee Hazelwood, Green On Red, Giant Sand, Calexico, Inspiral Carpets, Manic Street Preachers, Shotgun Rationale (So...
by Lafleur
22 Oct 2006, 18:47
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Paul Roberts
Replies: 11
Views: 999

Re: Paul Roberts

[quote="HarryInBlack"]8 Mar 2007 7.30pm PAUL ROBERTS 'Black in Town' (a celebration of 16 years with The Stranglers) featuring: John Ellis Plus support Mem £10 adv/£14 on the door Non-mem £10 adv/£14 on the door www.the100club.co.uk Does now the same story begin again - now with PR playing...