Sunday, January 23, 2022

Phyllis Hyman - Old Friend (1976-1998)

New in my record collection: The lovely box set "Old Friend (1976-1998)" with all albums by the fabulous Phyllis Hyman remastered and expanded. Such a nice tribute to the icon who sadly ended her own life in 1995. But her voice lives on forever.



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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The Communards - Communards (Reissue)

New in my record collection: The new remastered and expanded reissue of the debut album "Communards" (1986) by The Communards. It includes loads of bonus tracks such as B-sides, remixes, demos, live tracks and early takes.



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Monday, January 03, 2022

Yearly Chart 2021 - My most played songs

Happy new year, everyone! My year was as always filled with fabulous music. Check out my yearly chart of the tracks I've listened to the most in 2021, both old and new. All these songs are amazing, so maybe you'll find something new to listen to that you haven't heard before.

1. ABBA - Don't Shut Me Down
2. ABBA - I Still Have Faith In You
3. ABBA - Keep An Eye On Dan
4. Kylie Minogue - Unstoppable
5. Dead Or Alive - Tonight....
6. Steps - Take Me For A Ride
7. Erasure - Nerves Of Steel
8. Kylie Minogue & Years & Years - A Second To Midnight
9. ABBA - I Can Be That Woman
10. ABBA - Just A Notion
11. Christophe Willem - Starlite (Freemasons Radio Edit)
12. Dead Or Alive - Hurt Me (Did U Have 2 Hurt Me)
13. Eric Saade - Every Minute
14. Steps - Living In A Lie
15. Fyr Og Flamme - Øve Os På Hinanden
16. ABBA - No Doubt About It
17. Kylie Minogue - Dance Floor Darling
18. Darin - Can't Stay Away
19. Lil Nas X - Montero (Call Me By Your Name)
20. Madonna - Express Yourself (Remix/Edit)
21. Kylie Minogue & Jessie Ware - Kiss Of Life
22. Madleen Kane - You Can
23. Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
24. Steps - The Slightest Touch
25. Anton Ewald - New Religion
26. ABBA - Little Things
27. Jessie Ware - Save A Kiss
28. Kylie Minogue - Spotlight
29. Agnes - Here Comes The Night
30. Eric Saade - Like U Used To
31. Depeche Mode - A Question Of Time (Remix)
32. Kylie Minogue & Gloria Gaynor - Can't Stop Writing Songs About You
33. Daði Freyr - 10 Years
34. Kim Petras - Future Starts Now
35. Lana Pellay - Pistol In My Pocket
36. Debbie Gibson - One Step Closer
37. Efendi - Mata Hari
38. Tess Merkel - Good Life
39. Erasure - Time (Hearts Full Of Love)
40. Jubël - Weekend Vibe
41. Rasmus Seebach - Så Længe Vi Danser
42. Madleen Kane - Fire In My Heart
43. The Weeknd - Take My Breath
44. Dead Or Alive - U Were Meant 4 Me
45. Cheryl Lynn - Star Love
46. Elena Tsagrinou - El Diablo
47. ABBA - Angeleyes
48. Dannii Minogue - This Is The Way
49. Erasure - Shot A Satellite (Initial Talk Remix)
50. Belinda Carlisle - Summer Rain (Justin Strauss Radio Edit)
51. Eric Saade - How Do You Like Me Now?
52. Fyr Og Flamme - 112
53. Hubert Kah - Wenn Der Mond Die Sonne Berührt
54. Keiynan Lonsdale - Gods Of The Disco
55. Kim Wilde & Boy George - Name And Number
56. Madleen Kane - Playing For Time
57. Martika - Spirit
58. Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Wild Forever (F9 Radio Edit)
59. Madleen Kane - Playing For Time
60. London Boys - I'm Gonna Give My Heart
61. Madleen Kane - Cherchez Pas
62. The Weeknd - Save Your Tears
63. Stephanie Mills - Bit By Bit
64. ABBA - As Good As New
65. Annie - The Streets Where I Belong (F9 Remix)
66. Stephanie Mills - The Medicine Song
67. Bananarama - I Heard A Rumour
68. Dance Aid - Give Give Give
69. Dannii Minogue - Love And Affection
70. Keedy - Save Some Love (Hot Remix)
71. Dead Or Alive - Gone 2 Long
72. Deniece Williams - Hot On The Trail
73. Eartha Kitt & Bronski Beat - Cha Cha Heels
74. Erasure - Run To The Sun
75. Dead Or Alive - My Love's On The Line
76. Jermaine Stewart - Please Say You Will
77. Dead Or Alive - Unhappy Birthday
78. Kim Wilde & Boy George - Shine On
79. Years & Years - Crave
80. Steps - Kiss Of Life
81. Kim Wilde & Tom Aspaul - You're My Karma
82. Kylie Minogue - Marry The Night
83. Anton Ewald - DeLorean
84. Lili & Susie - Drömmar
85. Madonna - I Don't Search I Find (Kue's Studio 54 Mix Edit)



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Saturday, January 01, 2022

Monthly chart - December 2021

1. ABBA - Little Things
2. Kylie Minogue & Gloria Gaynor - Can't Stop Writing Songs About You
3. Olivia Newton-John - Landslide
4. Jaki Graham - Luv 2 Much
5. Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
6. Stacy Lattisaw - 16
7. Darin - What's Christmas Anyway
8. Verka Serduchka - Wild Christmas (Sweet 80s Version)
9. Jaki Graham - The Facts Of Love
10. Mariah Carey, Khalid & Kirk Franklin - Fall In Love At Christmas
11. Jakie Quartz - Comme Un Rêve (Radio Mix)
12. Roxette - Stars (Almighty Radio Edit)
13. Britt Dahlén - Midnight Dancing
14. Level 42 - Lessons In Love
15. Jaki Graham - Step Right Up (Single Version)
16. Barry Gibb & Olivia Newton-John - Face To Face
17. Spagna - Why Me
18. Mihai Trăistariu - Dimmi Si O No
19. Spagna - I Always Dream About You
20. Visage - Pleasure Boys
21. Mihai Trăistariu - Everybody Loves Tomorrow Day
22. Spagna - Lady Madonna
23. Visage - The Anvil
24. Mihai Trăistariu - Tornerò
25. Visage - Move Up
26. Jakie Quartz - Vivre Ailleurs
27. Evelyn "Champagne" King - Slow Down (Edited Remixed Version)
28. Agnetha Fältskog - När Det Lider Mot Jul
29. Ellie Campbell - Don't Want You Back
30. Kajagoogoo - White Feathers (Manhattan Clique Remix Edit)



This list shows which songs I've listened to the most this month, on my computer and my iPod. A regularly updated list of my all-time favourite songs can be found here.

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Dance Masters: Shep Pettibone (The Classic Master-Mixes)

A few months ago I got this lovely CD box set: "Dance Masters: Shep Pettibone (The Classic Master-Mixes)". I'm a big fan of Pettibone's work so it's great to have this collection of remixes of songs by artists such as Whitney Houston, George Michael, Duran Duran, Elton John and Pet Shop Boys.



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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Jaki Graham - 35th Anniversary Collection (Heaven Knows & Breaking Away)

I just got the lovely "35th Anniversary Collection" CD box set by Jaki Graham. It includes her first two albums, "Heaven Knows" (1985) and "Breaking Away" (1986), digitally remastered and expanded with loads of rarities like B-sides and remixes. There are even some previously unreleased tracks on it. A must for fans och eighties R&B, soul and pop music.



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Tuesday, December 07, 2021

ABBA - Little Things (CD single)

I don't buy one track CD singles anymore, but I had to make an exception for the ABBA comeback singles and I recently got the lovely Christmas single "Little Things" in the mail. The song is really sweet and all royalties will be donated to UNICEF, just like their classic "Chiquitita".

And don't forget to check out the charming music video.



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Saturday, December 04, 2021

Stacy Lattisaw - The Cotillion Years 1979-1985

I just got the CD box set "The Cotillion Years 1979-1985" by the lovely Stacy Lattisaw, including seven remastered albums. Her music is a mixture of pop, R&B, soul and disco. I really recommend this box set to all fans of Stacy or these genres.



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Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Monthly chart - November 2021

1. ABBA - Keep An Eye On Dan
2. ABBA - I Can Be That Woman
3. Kylie Minogue & Jessie Ware - Kiss Of Life
4. ABBA - No Doubt About It
5. Dead Or Alive - U Were Meant 4 Me
6. Agnes - Here Comes The Night
7. Dead Or Alive - I Want 2 B With U
8. Erasure - Time (Hearts Full Of Love)
9. Keiynan Lonsdale - Gods Of The Disco
10. Lili & Susie - Drömmar
11. Eartha Kitt & Bronski Beat - Cha Cha Heels
12. Sheena Easton - Sweet Talker (Shep Pettibone Long Version)
13. Ultravox - Visions In Blue
14. Eartha Kitt - Primitive Man (7" Edit)
15. Fyr Og Flamme - Kamæleon
16. Donna Allen - Sweet Somebody
17. Fyr Og Flamme - Menneskeforbruger
18. Eartha Kitt - Do Or Die
19. ABBA - When You Danced With Me
20. David Dixon - Faith, Love & Understanding
21. Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
22. Mariah Carey & Eric Benét - Want You
23. Level 42 - Lessons In Love (Shep Pettibone Remix)
24. Thereza Bazar - Gotcha!
25. Level 42 - Hot Water (Mastermix)



This list shows which songs I've listened to the most this month, on my computer and my iPod. A regularly updated list of my all-time favourite songs can be found here.

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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Olivia Newton-John - Physical (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

I finally got the 40th anniversary edition of my idol Olivia Newton-John's amazing album "Physical" (1981). It includes the original album plus loads of bonus tracks and remixes, all remastered from the original master tapes. You even get a DVD with the "Physical Video Album" and "Olivia In Concert". Special points for including her fabulous songs from the "Two Of A Kind" (1983) soundtrack.



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Saturday, November 20, 2021

Kylie Minogue - DISCO (Guest List Edition)

Some albums are so good that they deserve to be bought twice. I just got the brand new "Guest List Edition" of my idol Kylie Minogue's perfect album "DISCO" (2020). It includes new songs (duets with Gloria Gaynor, Jessie Ware, Years & Years and Dua Lipa), remixes and finally the concert "Infinite Disco Livestream" on DVD and Blu-ray. I love it!



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Sunday, November 14, 2021

Dead Or Alive - Fan The Flame (Part 2): The Resurrection

"Fan The Flame (Part 2) - The Resurrection", the previously unreleased album by legendary band Dead Or Alive, is finally out and it was worth the wait. I love the early nineties dance-pop sound and my favourite tracks are "Tonight....", "Hurt Me (Did U Have 2 Hurt Me)", "U Were Meant 4 Me" and "I Want 2 B With U". This is a treat for all fans of the band and fans och dance-pop in general.



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Monday, November 08, 2021

ABBA - Voyage (Deluxe Edition)

This is what a dream come true looks like. A new ABBA album after forty years. Wow. I'm so thankful for the music. I love "Voyage".



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Saturday, November 06, 2021

Spice Girls - Spice (25th Anniversary Reissue)

I'm loving the new remastered and expanded twenty-fifth anniversary edition of "Spice" (1996) by my childhood idols Spice Girls. It includes rarities such as B-sides, remixes and demos. The discs come in a lovely case which also includes cool postcards of the girls. If you're a fan of girl power, don't miss out on this nice box set.



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Thursday, November 04, 2021

ABBA - Just A Notion (CD single)

I don't buy one track CD singles anymore, but I had to make an exception for the ABBA comeback singles and I recently got the lovely "Just A Notion" in the mail. I remember hearing the 1978 demo as a kid in a medley on the "Thank You For The Music" (1994) box set and I'm so glad the full song is finally released. Let hope "Just Like That" will be released one day too.



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