Toyah never made a dent in the American charts, but lead singer Toyah Willcox left a big impression on the new wave kids.
From The Stacks: ‘A Child’s Garden of Grass (A Pre-Legalization Comedy)
A few albums serve only as time capsules.
From The Stacks: ‘On the Move’
When I hit the bins at charity shops, I’m looking mostly for sentimental gold.
From The Stacks: Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (CD Single)
In 2019, compact discs were declared as dead as vinyl was in 1991, when this CD was released. Oddly, nobody bothered to ask CD buyers if the format is dead. My local […]
From The Stacks: Frankie Goes To Hollywood, “The Power Of Love” (Picture Disc)
Frankie Goes To Hollywood was the most overhyped, prepackaged band of 1984, and I loved them.
From The Stacks: Malvina Reynolds, ‘Malvina’
Malvina Reynolds is one of those inspirational figures to those who feel they’re too old for new beginnings.
From The Stacks: Bowie Singles
Imagine a world where to hear your favorite song whenever you want
From The Stacks: The Kinks, “Predictable” (Picture Disc)
The Kinks entered the ’80s much stronger than many of their British Invasion counterparts.
From The Stacks: King, “The Taste of Your Tears” (Shape Disc)
King was one of those bands who did well in their native U.K. but never managed to break through in the States.
From The Stacks: ‘Woodstock – Back To The Garden: The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive’
It took half a century, but Warner Brothers finally released the complete Woodstock. Well, almost.