Tag: Crowded House

JAMC, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream playing Glastonbury

JAMC, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream playing Glastonbury

England’s Glastonbury festival will return this summer with sets by The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream and more.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of May 1, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of May 1, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a week-in-review video series — newly rechristened Alt. Rewind — that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Watch the latest installment right here.

Crowded House celebrates ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ with socially-distanced performance

Crowded House celebrates ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ with socially-distanced performance

Crowded House this week marked the 33rd anniversary of their classic single “Don’t Dream It’s Over” reaching No. 2 on the U.S. charts by recording a new socially-distanced version of the song “between continents.” You can see the whole multi-part performance right here.

Crowded House’s Neil Finn to livestream recording of new solo album ‘Out of Silence’

Crowded House’s Neil Finn to livestream recording of new solo album ‘Out of Silence’

Crowded House frontman Neil Finn is working on his upcoming new solo record Out of Silence in full view of his fans, livestreaming his in-studio performances each Friday this month — culminating, on Aug. 25, with the full recording of the album live on the internet. Watch footage of the recording sessions here.

The Week in Rock: May 20-26, 2012

The Week in Rock: May 20-26, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes reports about The Stone Roses, The Cure, Buzzcocks, Skinny Puppy, Nick Cave, Redd Kross, Ultravox, Paul Weller, Vince Clarke and Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, Sugar, Blondie, Devo and more.

Linkage: Crowded House’s Peter Jones dies, plus Dave Gahan, Morrissey, David Bowie

Linkage: Crowded House’s Peter Jones dies, plus Dave Gahan, Morrissey, David Bowie

Our latest collection of links includes sad news about the passing of former Crowded House drummer Peter Jones, plus an interview with Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan about Soulsavers, news of Morrissey’s libel suit against the NME proceeding to court this summer, and a mix of David Bowie covers from Strangeways Radio.

Record Store Day 2011: R.E.M., The Smiths, Sonic Youth, Kate Bush, New Order

Record Store Day 2011: R.E.M., The Smiths, Sonic Youth, Kate Bush, New Order

There’s less than a week left before that holiest of holy days for vinyl junkies: Record Store Day 2011, which, this year, will see special releases in the U.S. and the U.K. by R.E.M., The Smiths, New Order and Joy Division, Kate Bush, Sonic Youth and many more.

Readers poll: Best reissues of 2010

Readers poll: Best reissues of 2010

Three weeks ago, we launched the inaugural Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll in an effort to gauge what this site’s frequenters think are the year’s best new albums and reissues. Now, with hundreds of ballots cast, the results are in.

Readers poll: Best new albums of 2010

Readers poll: Best new albums of 2010

Three weeks ago, we launched the inaugural Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll in an effort to gauge what this site’s frequenters think are the year’s best new albums and reissues. Now, with hundreds of ballots cast, the results are in.

Contest: Win free copy of ‘The Very Very Best of Crowded House’ greatest hits CD

Contest: Win free copy of ‘The Very Very Best of Crowded House’ greatest hits CD

Today, Crowded House releases its new greatest-hits collection in the U.S., and to mark the occasion, the generous folks at EMI/Capitol are providing us with a copy of ‘The Very Very Best of Crowded House’ to give away to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader.

Video: Neil Finn, Johnny Marr play The Smiths’ ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out’

Taking a break from the ongoing Crowded House tour, bandleader Neil Finn played a solo show at London’s Jazz Cafe last night, and as he’s wont to do, invited Johnny Marr onstage to perform several songs, including The Smiths’ beloved ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out.’

New releases: Bryan Ferry, R.E.M., The Fall, Elvis Costello, Marc Almond, Prefab Sprout

New releases: Bryan Ferry, R.E.M., The Fall, Elvis Costello, Marc Almond, Prefab Sprout

This week’s releases include a new studio albums from Bryan Ferry (‘Olympia’) and Elvis Costello (‘National Ransom’), a live DVD from R.E.M. (‘Live From Austin, TX’), a 4CD ‘omnibus edition’ from The Fall (‘The Wonderful and Frightening World of the Fall’) and the belated U.S. release of Prefab Sprout’s new album (‘Let’s Change the World With Music’).

New CDs: The Church, Soft Boys, Gary Numan, Dexys Midnight Runners, Nick Heyward

New CDs: The Church, Soft Boys, Gary Numan, Dexys Midnight Runners, Nick Heyward

The week’s new releases include a host of reissues from the likes of The Church (‘Of Skins and Heart,’ ‘The Blurred Crusade’), The Soft Boys (‘A Can of Bees,’ ‘Underwater Moonlight’), Dexys Midnight Runners (‘Searching for the Young Soul Rebels’), Gary Numan (‘Automatic’), The Wedding Present (‘Live 1989’) and Nick Heyward (‘North of a Miracle’).

Video: Crowded House plays ‘History Never Repeats,’ ‘Four Seasons in One Day’

Crowded House has posted two videos from its Sept. 1 gig in Edmonton, Canada: a rousing take on Neil Finn’s classic 1981 Split Enz single ‘History Never Repeats,’ and ‘Four Season in One Day,’ a single off the Crowdies’ 1992 album ‘Woodface.’