Music Time! “Work” Edition. 4/21/16

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I’m sitting on a conference call to activate a T1 in Florida. Mostly boring twiddling of thumbs waiting for others to get their work done so we can take the next step. So… music to pass the time by more quickly. I wonder how many songs I have with the word “work” in the title…

ARTIST: The B-52’s
SONG: Work That Skirt
ALBUM: Whammy!
YEAR: 1983

ARTIST: Depeche Mode
SONG: Work Hard
ALBUM: People Are People
YEAR: 1984

ARTIST: Devo
SONG: Working In a Coal Mine
ALBUM: New Traditionalists
YEAR: 1981

ARTIST: Dramarama
SONG: Work For Food
ALBUM: Best of Dramarama
YEAR: 1993

ARTIST: Empire State Human
SONG: I Work for the Government
ALBUM: Pop Robot
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: The Escape Club
SONG: Working for the Fatman
ALBUM: Wild Wild West
YEAR: 1988

ARTIST: Front 242
SONG: Work 01
ALBUM: Front By Front
YEAR: 1988

ARTIST: Kate Bush
SONG: This Woman’s Work
ALBUM: The Sensual World
YEAR: 1989

ARTIST: New Order
SONG: Working Overtime
ALBUM: Waiting for the Siren’s Call
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Oingo Boingo
SONG: Wild Sex (In the Working Class)
ALBUM: Nothing To Fear
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: Planet P Project
SONG: Work (Will Make You Free)
ALBUM: 1931 – (Go Out Dancing – Part 1)
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Regenerator
SONG: Work
ALBUM: Debugged
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: R.E.M.
SONG: Finest Worksong
ALBUM: Document
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: Shriekback
SONG: Working on the Ground
ALBUM: Natural History- The Very Best Of Shriekback
YEAR: 1983 (song)

ARTIST: Tears for Fears
SONG: The Working Hour
ALBUM: Songs from the Big Chair (Expanded Edition)
YEAR: 1985

ARTIST: They Might Be Giants
SONG: Working Undercover For The Man
ALBUM: Mink Car
YEAR: 2001

ARTIST: XTC
SONG: Senses Working Overtime
ALBUM: Waxworks: Some Singles 1977-1982
YEAR: 1982

Music Time! 3/27/16

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I’m sitting here processing new music for my library to pass the time away before the The Walking Dead starts. So here’s some “dead” music…

ARTIST: Abney Park
SONG: Dead Silence (2005 Mix)
ALBUM: Taxidermy
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Alien Vampires
SONG: You Wish Me Dead Get In Line
ALBUM: Drag You To Hell (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: Altered Images
SONG: Dead Pop Stars
ALBUM: I Could Be Happy, The Best of Altered Images
YEAR: 1981 (song)

ARTIST: The Cure
SONG: Sleep When I’m Dead
ALBUM: 4:13 Dream
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: XPQ-21
SONG: Dead Body
ALBUM: Alive (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Ladyhawke
SONG: The Quick & The Dead
ALBUM: Anxiety
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: Oingo Boingo
SONG: Dead Man’s Party
ALBUM: Best O’ Boingo
YEAR: 1992 (album)

ARTIST: Velvet Acid Christ
SONG: Hail to the Dead Souls
ALBUM: Between The Eyes, Vol #2 1994
YEAR: 2004 (album)

ARTIST: Skinny Puppy
SONG: Dead Doll
ALBUM: Bites
YEAR: 1985

ARTIST: Signal Aout 42
SONG: Dead Is Calling
ALBUM: Contrast (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 1990

ARTIST: Stone Temple Pilots
SONG: Dead And Bloated
ALBUM: Core
YEAR: 1992

ARTIST: Lola Angst
SONG: Am I Dead?
ALBUM: The Council Of Love
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Bauhaus
SONG: Bela Lugosi’s Dead
ALBUM: Bela Lugosi’s Dead (12″)
YEAR: 1979

ARTIST: Stabbing Westward
SONG: When I’m Dead
ALBUM: Darkest Days
YEAR: 1998

ARTIST: Midnight Oil
SONG: The Dead Heart
ALBUM: Diesel and Dust
YEAR: 1997

ARTIST: Pixies
SONG: Dead
ALBUM: Doolittle
YEAR: 1989

ARTIST: Siouxsie And The Banshees
SONG: Drop Dead Celebration
ALBUM: Downside Up
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Alphaville
SONG: Script Of A Dead Poet
ALBUM: Dreamscapes (Limited Edition Box Set)
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: Combichrist
SONG: From My Cold Dead Hands (Ginger Fish Remix)
ALBUM: Electrostorm Vol.6
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: CHVRCHES
SONG: Playing Dead
ALBUM: Every Open Eye (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: Funker Vogt
SONG: The Voice of the Dead
ALBUM: Execution Tracks
YEAR: 1998

ARTIST: They Might Be Giants
SONG: Exquisite Dead Guy
ALBUM: Factory Showroom
YEAR: 1996

ARTIST: Faderhead
SONG: Another Dead Boy
ALBUM: FH3
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Letters to Cleo
SONG: Find You Dead
ALBUM: Go!
YEAR: 1997

ARTIST: Bad Religion
SONG: Pity the Dead
ALBUM: The Gray Race
YEAR: 1996

Music Time! 3/24/16

Shitty busy day at work. Finally got some quiet time for about an hour before my next everybody’s yelling conference call, so time to eat lunch and listen to some music. Come on MediaMonkey, shuffle me some good tunes!

ARTIST: The Shamen
SONG: Transcendental
ALBUM: In Gorbachev We Trust
YEAR: 1988

ARTIST: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
SONG: Everytime
ALBUM: Flip…The Other Side Of OMD
YEAR: 1998

I get to see these guys on the 31st this month! See if tickets are still available if you wanna go:

ARTIST: They Might Be Giants
SONG: Older
ALBUM: Mink Car
YEAR: 2001

OMG, one of my favorite songs by one of my favorite bands!!!!

ARTIST: Covenant
SONG: Lightbringer
ALBUM: Modern Ruin (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: Nature Destroyed
SONG: Shades
ALBUM: Shades
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: Twin Shadow
SONG: Yellow Balloon
ALBUM: Forget
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Cause and Effect
SONG: She Said
ALBUM: Trip
YEAR: 1994

ARTIST: Siouxsie And The Banshees
SONG: Love In A Void
ALBUM: Once Upon a Time: The Singles
YEAR: 1981 (song)

ARTIST: Anything Box
SONG: A Few Passing Thoughts
ALBUM: Worth (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 1994

ARTIST: A Covenant of Thorns
SONG: Angel (How Can I Go On)
ALBUM: If The Heavens Should Fall
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: The Human League
SONG: Don’t You Want Me (Special Extended Dance Mix)
ALBUM: Original Remixes & Rarities
YEAR: 2005 (album)

ARTIST: DE/VISION
SONG: Moments We Shared
ALBUM: Unversed in Love (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 1995

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