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1981 – October – U2

In July I’d seen U2 on Top of The Pops for the first time playing “Fire”. The appeal was instant. They were similar, in a way, to Echo and The Bunnymen, but more anthemic featuring a big, wide sound with … Continue reading

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1981 – Heaven Up Here – Echo and The Bunnymen

Echo and The Bunnymen and The Teardrop Explodes were undoubtedly cut from the same cloth but the Bunnymen were harder. Julian Cope appeared to have the kind of shaky self-belief that posh kids seem to have because they know their … Continue reading

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