Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Thursday, December 24, 2009
Monday, December 21, 2009
Sunday, December 20, 2009
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Limited edition of 4400 given away at the Haçienda
on Christmas Eve 1982.The label bears the message:
MERRY XMAS FROM THE HAÇIENDA
AND FACTORY RECORDS.
PEACE ON EARTH, GOODWILL TO ALL MEMBERS.
Track titles are not printed on the record,
but they are commonly referred to using the titles below.
"Rocking Carol" is also known as "We Will Rock You".
NEW ORDER - ROCKING CAROL
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Monday, December 14, 2009
Friday, December 11, 2009
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Either you believe it or not this oriental tune that should appeal to hardcore balearic fans,was released on Factory records.Perhaps the weirdest record to be released of the manchester label,maybe as an attempt to lure audiences that were into ethnic world music.The single flopped without selling a single copy at the time.
Sunday, December 6, 2009
Thursday, December 3, 2009
Favorite Balearic track of the month
"You are now looking at the second A.B.C.
recording. The A side is a song called "Poison
Arrow" torn from the events of my personal life
away from the glare of publicity. Many of you out
there may think standing in the spotlight brings
many rewards. But let me tell you, the fruits of fame
can be sour and I too have my private moments.
However it is my duty and privilege to share some
of these experiences with you.
Love's Ammunition, A Poison Arrow or the pain
received at the hands of Cupid. But then again - a
love affair without a broken heart? Like making an
omelette without breaking an egg.
The flip-side houses "Theme from Man Trap," the
result of a late night spent with my producer Trevor
Horn and piano accompanist.
Our first disc registered strongly in the
popularity charts but none of this woould have been
possible without you, the discerning customer.
I hope you enjoy this record as much as we
enjoyed making it. Be young. Be foolish. Be
ABC - Poison Arrow (Lounge mix)