Graffiti Soul For RSD 2019

The list for Record Store Day 2019 (the day itself being Saturday, April 13th) was revealed early last night and Simple Minds are offering up a 10th anniversary limited edition (limited to 2000 copies only!) 2LP coloured vinyl of Graffiti Soul.

There’s quite a list of stuff, of course, and if money was no object, I’d try for other things…but the only other things I’d really want to go out of my way for are these.

The Roxy Music debut remixes 12″ set looks wonderfully packaged. The contact sheet photo cover looks brilliant.

The other I’d like is this lovely looking gatefold double 7″ of The Police’s Meaasge In A Bottle. If I can get all three things, I’ll be chuffed to bits!

You can view the full list here if you haven’t seen it already.

Spotify 2018 Listening Stats

I really, really do lve Silent Kiss ❤️😊😚

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The only pages I didn’t save were the ones giving me a link to my Top 100 Songs of 2018 playlist – which you’ll find a link to below – and the final “share” page to share your Spotify stats rundown via social media.

 

Sheer Art Attack – The Art Rock Side Of Glam In 1973

From the current edition of Record Collector – a look at the “men from outer space” art rock side of the glam genre at the peak of its power in 1973, as seen from the prespective of Kevin Godley.

Oh, And A Lovely Thing Happened This Morning

Totally unexpected and out of the blue…
(PS: Didn’t mean to cut all that positive feedback off…but it was the only way I could fit the inclusion of my pic in there, leaving the post as it appeared on the SMO timeline as so.)

February 14th, 2017, was the last time this happened…so, yep, it really was unexpected, but so wonderful. Thank you ❤️

And…as soon as I used the term “out of the blue”…this started playing…

The Birth Of Glam Rock – Classic Rock Magazine

A fabulous read…from the eyes of those involved and those on its periphery.