Shelter are a familiar name to anyone with a passing interest in the solo work of Erasure’s Andy Bell given his collaboration with the duo on 2014’s iPop album, another in a series of extra-curricular projects from the Erasure frontman that have started to emerge in the past few years. 415 more words
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Originally published May 2013, rewritten February 2016.
When Don’t Believe the Truth hit the shelves, I had pretty much given up on Oasis, mourning the loss of unrealized potential. 2,089 more words
Earlier this year the bio pic Eddie The Eagle came out and, even more importantly, the soundtrack album came out with it. Boasting an 80s all star cast featuring Holly Johnson (Frankie Goes To Hollywood), Howard Jones, Marc Almond (Soft Cell), Tony Hadley (Spandau Ballet), Midge Ure (Ultravox), Nik Kershaw, ABC, Kim Wilde, Andy Bell (Erasure), Go West, Heaven 17 (now a duo after Ian Craig Marsh left in 2007) and Paul Young, all curated by Take That’s Gary Barlow. 244 more words