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1984 – The Age Of Consent – Bronski Beat

I was becoming increasingly interested in more electronic music having been drawn in by New Order’s album, “Power, Corruption And Lies” the previous year.  Working independently of the club band, I’d managed to borrow a Boss DR-55 drum machine from … Continue reading

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1983 – This Charming Man – The Smiths

I could talk about having to move back in with mum and dad for a couple of months while the house we’d bought on a new estate in Swinton, Rotherham was being built. Plot 282 was for a three bedroomed … Continue reading

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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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