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
Sailing On A Pool Of Tears – Chris Kimsey Re-mix Written by Rebecca Downes and Steve Birkett Produced by Mark V Stuart Mixed and Mastered by Chris Kimsey Rebecca Downes – Lead vocal and rhythm guitar Steve Birkett – Lead Guitar Rick Benton – Keys read more
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 But the main reasons for re-purchase are an integral 60-page booklet on MC’s genesis, including unpublished personal photos/repro artwork, the...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