For those new to Marillion, or prog per se, their magnum opus, Misplaced Childhood, is a must-have. The 1998 2CD Deluxe Edition added singles, B-sides, versions and a dozen demos, CD 4 of this five-disc set, bolstered by a Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree) stereo remix of the period Lady Nina. But the main reasons for re-purchase are an integral 60-page booklet on MC’s genesis, including unpublished personal photos/repro artwork, the...
Review by Chris Roberts The album that rebooted prog, now remastered, blossoms in adulthood Mid-80s Marillion: a religion to fans, a punchline to others. They were deemed so unfashionable in the era of The Smiths, the Mary Chain and The Cure that those who’d seen the li read more
From PLUNGER | July 2, 2017 Everyone knows two heads are better than one… … and they don’t come better than this Half Moon double-header with Du Bellows and Second Sons: two young London bands, both very much on the rise, both already recognised as special by renowned read more
Back in 1989, The Replacements covered the song “Another Girl Another Planet,” originally by late ’70s UK power-punk band The Only Ones, and it never would’ve happened if not for their former manager Peter Jesperson, who put the song on a mix tape for the tour van. Jesp read more