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[T163] '1985'

Released on: Lifeblood (Album #7), Sony Records, 1 November 2004
Track: 1

If ‘The Love of Richard Nixon’ was a somewhat jarring and surprising lead single for Lifeblood, opener ‘1985’ provides a clearer and more impressive mission statement for the album as whole. 382 more words

Manic Street Preachers


I spent a large amount of my life dancing.
In fact, I still do, because I would always choose dancing over walking if I could.  I get used to the stares when I pirouette in the aisles of the supermarket. 347 more words


The Auntie Doris Years: 1984

It was a bright, cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen. As usual, the all powerful leader was working hard for the benefit of the nation, or rather the Inner Circle. 575 more words


Lessons from the World Cup... so far

In our house, we are in full swing of World Cup fever.
We always have bets on pretty much everything that there is to bet on (usually with a dinner reward for the winner) and of course, the betting for a World Cup winner was hotly debated.  487 more words


What a cultural moment can mean to a city

Thirty years ago, at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, two young ice skaters from Nottingham won the Ice Dance Gold Medal with a routine created to Ravel’s Bolero. 33 more words

Community Art

26th April

Had a fab day today, started off with Nelly making breakfast in bed, and then we got ready, collected mother and caught the bus to Leeds to go see the Dancing on Ice show at the first direct arena. 81 more words