Music Time! 4/16/16

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Sitting here watching the rain. What “rain” songs do I have? Well, let’s shuffle and see…

ARTIST: Bronski Beat
SONG: Hard Rain (Hundreds and Thousands Remix)
ALBUM: Age of Consent
YEAR: 1983

ARTIST: Duran Duran
SONG: Before The Rain
ALBUM: All You Need Is Now
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Social Ambitions
SONG: Rain
ALBUM: Almost Gone
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Minitel Rose
SONG: Under the Rain
ALBUM: Atlantique
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Escape With Romeo
SONG: Helicopters in the Falling Rain
ALBUM: Autumn On Venus
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: The Charlatans
SONG: (No One) Not Even The Rain
ALBUM: Between 10th and 11th
YEAR: 1992

ARTIST: Velvet Acid Christ
SONG: Rain for 27 Days
ALBUM: Between The Eyes, Vol #2 1994
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: BeRain
SONG: Rain
ALBUM: Blackout
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Vangelis
SONG: Tears In Rain
ALBUM: Blade Runner Motion Picture Soundtrack
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: Alphaville
SONG: Summer Rain
ALBUM: The Breathtaking Blue
YEAR: 1989

Marsheaux redid the entire A Broken Frame album by Depeche Mode and it’s brilliant! Seriously, go buy it if you missed the release last year! I’ll post the DM version next just because.

ARTIST: marsheaux
SONG: The Sun And The Rainfall
ALBUM: A Broken Frame
YEAR: 2015

The original by Depeche Mode that was redone so well by Marsheaux.

ARTIST: Depeche Mode
SONG: The Sun & the Rainfall
ALBUM: A Broken Frame (UK Version)
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: spektralized
SONG: In the Rain
ALBUM: Capture The Moment
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Peter Murphy
SONG: Mercy Rain
ALBUM: Cascade
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: The Comsat Angels
SONG: Pray for Rain
ALBUM: Chasing Shadows
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: Solitary Experiments
SONG: Out In the Rain
ALBUM: Compendium 2
YEAR: 2010

Just realized I have almost 200 songs with the word “rain” in them. Obviously I can’t post all of them. So just a few more.

I introduced Suzie to The Crow about a month ago and she didn’t like it. Oh well, we can’t all be awesome all the time.

ARTIST: Jane Siberry
SONG: It Can’t Rain All the Time
ALBUM: The Crow (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: The Jesus And Mary Chain
SONG: Happy When It Rains
ALBUM: Darklands
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: Love and Rockets
SONG: Rain Bird
ALBUM: Earth, Sun, Moon
YEAR: 1987

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Music Time! 2/10/16

Time to put MediaMonkey on shuffle again and see what comes out. Maybe you’ll find a new band you like! If you do, go and support them by buying their CDs or MP3s and gong to their concerts!

Damn, flashbacks to Italy in the early 90’s singing this in the Discoteca!

ARTIST: Voice of the Beehive
SONG: Just Like You
ALBUM: Honey Lingers
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: Pet Shop Boys
SONG: Music for Boys
ALBUM: Alternative
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: Solitary Experiments
SONG: Pale Candle Light
ALBUM: Mind Over Matter
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Regenerator
SONG: Bombs Away
ALBUM: War
YEAR: 2001

Man, this album got me through a couple years in the Navy! Sitting in my rack with it on full blast, drowning out the noise of the ship.

ARTIST: OMD
SONG: Sailing on the Seven Seas
ALBUM: Sugar Tax
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: Torul
SONG: Difficult to Kill
ALBUM: The Measure
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: Covenant
SONG: It’s Alright
ALBUM: United States of Mind
YEAR: 2000

Well, well… look who came up in shuffle! Shout out to Breye, the lead singer of Provision!

ARTIST: Provision
SONG: Chemistry
ALBUM: Visualize
YEAR: 2004

BAND: Romeo Void
SONG: Six Days and One
ALBUM: Instincts
YEAR: 1984

Interesting note, the song sampled in this is Sun Rising by The Beloved.

BAND: Green Court (feat. De/Vision)
SONG: Shining (Sunshine Club Mix)
ALBUM: Shining (CD Single)
YEAR: 2000

ARTIST: Incubite
SONG: Collision Course
ALBUM: Collision Course EP
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: They Might Be Giants
SONG: Twisting
ALBUM: Flood
YEAR: 1990

Some serious California memories here…

ARTIST: The Jesus And Mary Chain
SONG: Hardest Walk
ALBUM: Psychocandy
YEAR: 1985

ARTIST: Van She
SONG: Survive
ALBUM: Van She
YEAR: 2005

Did you know 80’s Synthpop legends Blancmange put out a new album in 2015? No? Well, you should check it out. It’s amazing Synthpop!

ARTIST: Blancmange
SONG: Paddington
ALBUM: Semi Detached
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: Diamond Rings
SONG: (I Know) What I’m Made Of
ALBUM: Free Dimensional
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: Sero.Overdose
SONG: My Pain
ALBUM: Serotonin
YEAR: 2005

So many memories with this song and this album!

ARTIST: Depeche Mode
SONG: Stories of Old
ALBUM: Some Great Reward
YEAR: 1984

ARTIST: Evil’s Toy
SONG: No Life
ALBUM: Human Refuse
YEAR: 1993

ARTIST: Diary of Dreams
SONG: But the Wind Was Stronger
ALBUM: Bird Without Wings
YEAR: 1997

Did you miss Berlin’s new release, Animal, in 2013? You should go listen and buy it!

BAND: Berlin
SONG: Pleasure Victim
ALBUM: Pleasure Victim
YEAR: 1982

New Order is still putting out amazing music! 2015 saw the release of Music Complete. Go check it out!

ARTIST: New Order (feat. Billy Corgan)
SONG: Turn My Way
ALBUM: Get Ready
YEAR: 2001