Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Monday, December 29, 2008
Oh, sure, the phenomenon of "rickrolling"—in which an unsuspecting Web browser is led to an online rip of Rick Astley's Stock/Aitken/Waterman-penned hit "Never Gonna Give You Up," for the sole purpose of bringing lulz—originated in 2007. But it wasn't until 2008 that shocking people with a little bit of gleaming, synth-drum-laden blue-eyed soul really took on a life of its own outside of the Internet's echo chambers...
Etichette: Rick Astley
Saturday, December 27, 2008
Do you remember this nice video? "Boys And Girls" it's the title. Here are the credits, it wasn't a S.A.W. production, but it was recorded in PWL Studios 1 & 2.
Engineer - Jamie Bromfield
Mixed By - Mixmaster Pete Hammond
Producer, Keyboards, Drums - Daize Washbourn
Programmed by Ian Curnow
Etichette: Mandy Smith
This isn't a S.A.W. production, but it's really similar to their productions! It's written by Burni Adams, John O'Hara by Legend Music Group Ltd. (1988). I think they used A LINN as drums and a lot of keyboards like the typical S.A.W. style!
Etichette: Michael Grant
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Same Difference ‘Pop’ (BMG)
For anyone who wanted a fourth Steps album or, more accurately, a second H&Claire album. We feel a bit funny for even listening to it, but it’s really not too bad and contains the third best version of the best song Stock Aitken & Waterman ever wrote.
You can buy it from Amazon.co.uk
(I've just bought it from Amazon.co.uk, I can't wait to hear it!)
...In 1989, his album Ten Good Reasons – featuring the unforgettable bubblegum fizzer Too Many Broken Hearts – was the highest-selling record in the UK, a staggering feat that placed Donovan in the realms of The Beatles and ABBA.
That same year, he broke up with Kylie Minogue, the woman he claimed in last year's autobiography, Between the Lines: My Story Uncut, was "the one – my first true love". Seeing pictures of Minogue on the arm of Michael Hutchence, he says, was "like salt rubbed into my wounds"....
Etichette: Jason Donovan