Tag: The Teardrop Explodes

Vintage Video: Julian Cope thrills in hour-long ‘MTV Saturday Night Concert’ set from 1987

Vintage Video: Julian Cope thrills in hour-long ‘MTV Saturday Night Concert’ set from 1987

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we present this MTV-broadcast concert by former Teardrop Explodes frontman Julian Cope, filmed at The Ritz in New York City on July 6, 1987, and featured during the network’s “Saturday Night Concert” series. Watch the hour-long set right here.

New releases: ‘Scared to Get Happy,’ Lloyd Cole, Poltergeist, Jane’s Addiction, Midge Ure

New releases: ‘Scared to Get Happy,’ Lloyd Cole, Poltergeist, Jane’s Addiction, Midge Ure

This week’s new releases include the ‘Scared To Get Happy: A Story of Indie-Pop 1980-1989’ box set, new albums from Lloyd Cole and Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, live albums from Jane’s Addiction and Midge Ure, a new Three O’Clock compilation and Teardrop Explodes, Devo and Primitives reissues.

Wild Swans reissues: Occultation Recordings seeks fan input for upcoming vinyl editions

Wild Swans reissues: Occultation Recordings seeks fan input for upcoming vinyl editions

Occultation Recordings is planning deluxe vinyl reissues of The Wild Swans’ third album, 2011’s The Coldest Winter For A Hundred Years, and a 2003 compilation of ’80s radio sessions, demos and rarities called Incandescent — but first the label is taking the unusual step of asking fans what they’d like to see included.

Free MP3: The Wild Swans, ‘In Secret’ — ex-Teardrop Explodes, Echo & The Bunnymen

Free MP3: The Wild Swans, ‘In Secret’ — ex-Teardrop Explodes, Echo & The Bunnymen

Next week, Liverpool’s The Wild Swans — the brainchild of former Teardrop Explodes keyboardist Paul Simpson — will release their first album in 21 years and only their third overall, a 13-track collection called ‘The Coldest Winter For a Hundred Years’ that features veterans of Echo & The Bunnymen, Spiritualized and The Brian Jonestown Massacre.

New releases: INXS, The Church, Steve Wynn, New Model Army, The Teardrop Explodes

New releases: INXS, The Church, Steve Wynn, New Model Army, The Teardrop Explodes

This week’s new releases include INXS’s disc of re-recorded hits with all-star vocalists (‘Original Sin’), two reissues from The Church (‘Seance,’ ‘Heyday’), a new studio album from ex-Dream Syndicate frontman Steve Wynn (‘Northern Aggression’), a New Model Army box set (‘Anthology’) and the domestic reissue of The Teardrop Explodes’ ‘Kilimanjaro.’

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 10/17/10

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 10/17/10

Notable spins on tonight’s installment of ‘Dark Wave’ include not one but two cuts off The Teardrop Explodes just-reissued 1980 debut ‘Kilimanjaro,’ a track from Bauhaus’ 2008 reunion album ‘Go Away White’ and a lesser-played Yazoo album cut.

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 8/8/10

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 8/8/10

This week’s ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave features many of the usual suspects — although not the oft-repeated Mission U.K. — plus some choice cuts from the likes of the Cocteau Twins (‘In the Gold Dust Rush’), The Teardrop Explodes (‘When I Dream’) and Bigod 20 (‘Carpe Diem’).

New CDs: R.E.M., Concrete Blonde, Teardrop Explodes reissues, plus new Crowded House

New CDs: R.E.M., Concrete Blonde, Teardrop Explodes reissues, plus new Crowded House

This week’s new releases include expanded reissues from R.E.M. (‘Fables of the Reconstruction’), Concrete Blonde (‘Bloodletting’), The Teardrop Explodes (‘Kilimanjaro’) and That Petrol Emotion (‘Babble’), plus a new compilation from My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult (‘Sinister Whisperz’) and the belated U.S. release of Crowded House’s new album ‘Intriguer.’

The Teardrop Explodes’ ‘Kilimanjaro,’ Julian Cope’s ‘Floored Genius 2’ set for reissue

The Teardrop Explodes’ ‘Kilimanjaro,’ Julian Cope’s ‘Floored Genius 2’ set for reissue

The debut album from Julian Cope’s neo-psychedelic band The Teardrop Explodes — 1980’s ‘Kilimanjaro’ — is due to receive an expansive 3CD reissue next month, along with Cope’s 1993 compilation of post-Teardrop recordings entitled ‘Floored Genius 2: Best of the BBC Sessions 1983-1991.’

New releases: Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Buggles, Madness reissues, plus live Plimsouls

New releases: Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Buggles, Madness reissues, plus live Plimsouls

This week’s new releases include reissues from Frankie Goes to Hollywood (‘Welcome to the Pleasuredome’), Buggles (‘Adventures in Modern Recording’), Madness (‘Absolutely,’ ‘7’), Julian Cope (‘Peggy Suicide’) and A Certain Ratio (‘Force’), plus a new Plimsouls live album from 1981.

New releases: Kraftwerk’s ‘Catalogue’ box set, reissues from Julian Cope, Avengers

New releases: Kraftwerk’s ‘Catalogue’ box set, reissues from Julian Cope, Avengers

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