Saturday, October 31, 2009

ABBA In Japan - New DVD

Don't miss the new DVD "ABBA In Japan", out now! It includes rare TV performances that ABBA made in Japan 1978. There is also a special version of the track "If It Wasn't For The Nights" included, not available anywhere else. The DVD is also available as a limited two disc special edition, featuring exclusive bonus material!

Monday, October 26, 2009

Mixtape: Swedish 80's Pop

I made my own mixtape CD today, called "Swedish 80's Pop". It's a flashback for every Swede who grew up in the 1980's. The tracks weren't illegally downloaded, I have them all on CD. Enjoy!

"Swedish 80's Pop" Tracklist:

1. ABBA - Under Attack
2. Lili & Susie - Oh Mama
3. Style - Run For Your Life
4. Annie Anner - Night In The City
5. Pernilla Wahlgren - I Need Your Love
6. Ankie Bagger - Where Were You Last Night
7. Paul Rein - Lady-O
8. Carola - The Runaway
9. Troll - Jimmy Dean
10. Grace - Ingen Kan Älska Som Vi
11. Sound Of Music - One More Lonely Night
12. Army Of Lovers - When The Night Is Cold
13. Britt Dahlén - Midnight Dancing
14. So What - I Was Lucky
15. +1 - Nevermore
16. Trance Dance - Don't Say Go
17. Agnetha Fältskog - Can't Shake Loose
18. Lustans Lakejer - Diamanter Är En Flickas Bästa Vän
19. Lisa Nilsson - How Could I Live Without You
20. Secret Service - Flash In The Night
21. Lena Philipsson - Standing In My Rain
22. Tone Norum & Tommy Nilsson - Allt Som Jag Känner

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Desperate Housewives - What if it's all a dream?

What if Paul Young would wake up one day, walk into the bathroom, find Mary Alice in the shower and realise that the whole series was just a dream?

Sorry, I'm stuck in the eighties.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Melrose Place - Ashlee and Colin fired

Today, it was revealed that Ashlee Simpson and Colin Egglesfield are being fired from the new "Melrose Place"! The creators say that this was always the plan, but the fans think it's because of the criticism the actors have recieved. Violet and Auggie will probably leave the show in episode twelve.

I'm going to miss Violet. I know Simpson isn't the best actress in the world, but I don't think she's as bad as everyone's saying. Besides, I think her crazy character is very entertaining. She reminds me of Kimberly (Marcia Cross) from the original.

And now for some good news. Today, the series producers Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer told Entertainment Weekly that Heather Locklear's Amanda will play a big part of the series when she returns, and she will be around for a long time. This is the best news I've heard all year!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Gossip Girl - Chuck's gay kiss

Check out Chuck's (Ed Westwick) gay kiss from the latest episode of "Gossip Girl". Hot, isn't it? We want more!

Monday, October 19, 2009

Samantha Fox & Sabrina Salerno 2009

Here is a beautiful new photo of eighties pop icons Samantha Fox and Sabrina, together again, in Vanity Fair. They have recorded a duet, a cover of Blondie's hit "Call Me". I am so excited about seeing my idols back together again. And they still look great. Click on the photo to see a larger version.

Photo: Vanity Fair.

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Sunday, October 18, 2009

New Sandra compilation The Platinum Collection

I'm so excited! My idol Sandra, the German 80's disco icon, is releasing a new compilation box, "The Platinum Collection", on November 6. The compilation includes rare 7" and 12" mixes, previously unreleased on CD. I'm especially excited about the PWL remix of "Everlasting Love". The album has been added to the German Amazon shop. Don't miss it!

"The Platinum Collection" CD 1 tracklist:

1. (I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena (Single Version)
2. In The Heat Of The Night (Single Version)
3. Little Girl
4. Sisters And Brothers
5. Innocent Love (Single Version)
6. Hi! Hi! Hi! (Single Version)
7. Loreen
8. Midnight Man (Single Version)
9. Everlasting Love
10. Stop For A Minute (Single Version)
11. Heaven Can Wait (Single Version)
12. Secret Land (Single Version)
13. Celebrate Your Life
14. We’ll Be Together ('89 Remix)
15. Around My Heart (Single Version)
16. Hiroshima (Single Version)
17. (Life May Be) A Big Insanity
18. One More Night (Single Version)
19. Lovelight In Your Eyes
20. Johnny Wanna Live (Single Remix)

"The Platinum Collection" CD 2 tracklist:

1. Don’t Be Aggressive (Radio Edit)
2. I Need Love (Radio Edit)
3. Steady Me
4. Mirrored In Your Eyes
5. Maria Magdalena ’93
6. Nights In White Satin (Radio Edit)
7. Won’t Run Away
8. Secret Land ’99 (Ultra Violet Radio Edit)
9. Forever
10. Such A Shame
11. Forgive Me (Radio Edit)
12. I Close My Eyes
13. Secrets Of Love
14. The Way I Am
15. What Is It About Me (Radio Edit)
16. All You Zombies
17. In A Heartbeat
18. The Night Is Still Young
19. What If
20. Tête À Tête

"The Platinum Collection" CD 3 tracklist:

1. (I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena (Extended Version)
2. In The Heat Of The Night (Extended Version)
3. Little Girl (Extended Version)
4. Innocent Love (Extended Version)
5. Hi! Hi! Hi! (Extended Version)
6. Midnight Man (Extended Version)
7. Everlasting Love (Extended Version)
8. Stop For A Minute (Extended Version)
9. Heaven Can Wait (Extended Version)
10. Secret Land (Reverse Mix)
11. Everlasting Love (PWL 12” Remix)

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Improve One Tree Hill

Teen drama series "One Tree Hill" would be so much better if they removed all the boring stuff about basketball. I mean, come on, who really cares about that? And am I the only one who thinks that Jamie Scott (Jackson Brundage) is taking up way too much of the main character's time? He doesn't need his own storylines! Besides, his character is very unrealistic for a kid.

Other than that, I like the show! My favourite characters are Brooke Davis (Sophia Bush) and Victoria Davis (Daphne Zuniga). I loved Daphne on "Melrose Place". What do you think of "One Tree Hill"? Let me know!

Sunday, October 11, 2009

The new Dallas spinoff series!

A new "Dallas" spinoff series might happen, according to Ultimate Dallas, the original show's official website! Nothing has been officially confirmed yet, but Warner Brothers are planning to bring the rich Ewing family back.

This time, they will focus a new generation of Ewings, but some of the original cast will be brought back to guest star. Larry Hagman, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy have already been approached.

I really hope that this will happen. It would be amazing! But they have to bring back my favourite, Sue Ellen (Linda Gray). I also want Pamela (Victoria Principal) to return from the dead so that she and Bobby can end up together again. They were the perfect soap couple!

But we'll see what happens. I will let you know as soon as I have more information!

Friday, October 09, 2009

Kylie Minogue - My own X album

I love Kylie Minogue's 2007 album "X", but since I prefer electropop and dance I decided to make my own version of the album. I removed my least favourite tracks "2 Hearts", "Cosmic" and "All I See", an added some B-sides from the period instead. What would your own version of "X" look like?

My own "X" tracklist:

1. Rippin' Up The Disco
2. In My Arms
3. Speakerphone
4. No More Rain

5. Like A Drug
6. Carried Away
7. The One
8. Nu-di-ty
9. White Diamond (Disco Version)
10. Sensitized
11. Wow
12. Do It Again
13. Magnetic Electric
14. Heart Beat Rock
15. King Or Queen
16. Stars
17. Cherry Bomb
18. White Diamond (Ballad Version)
19. The One (Freemasons Radio Edit)

Thursday, October 08, 2009

New Kylie Minogue single - Better Than Today

The newspaper Mirror has revealed that the new Kylie Minogue single is called "Better Than Today", and that it's written by Nerina Pallot! The wonderful pop princess has performed the new song live on her US tour and the fans seem to love it. If you want to hear a snippet of the new song, just check out this funny video. God, I just can't wait for the new Kylie album!

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Favourite Mandy Smith songs?

Please vote for your three favourite tracks released by the wonderful Mandy Smith in this poll! And keep following this blog to read my upcoming interview with the pop sensation.

Lili & Susie - Swedish italo disco

Listen up! All disco fans should download the new single "Show Me Heaven" by Lili & Susie, a popular Swedish disco duo. Lili & Susie, formely known as Lili & Sussie, had big success in the late 80's and early 90's with singles such as "Oh Mama", "What's The Colour Of Love" and the italo disco ballad "Candy Love". They made a huge comeback earlier this year in "Melodifestivalen", the Swedish pre-selection to the "Eurovision Song Contest".

The single "Show Me Heaven" is now available worldwide on iTunes Store and it's just as good as their songs from the 1980's. Don't miss it!

The official video to "Show Me Heaven".

Monday, October 05, 2009

Dallas Vs. Dynasty Vs. Falcon Crest

Which one of the big prime time soap operas of the 1980's is your favourite? Please vote in this poll. Even though I love all of them, I have to say that my all-time favourite is "Dynasty". Nothing can compete with that show's glamour, drama, fashion and cliffhangers!

Saturday, October 03, 2009

Poll: Favourite Melrose Place characters?

As you all know, I'm working on a "Melrose Place" fansite. While waiting for it to open, please vote for your three favourite characters of the original TV series in this poll! So far, Amanda is in the lead, followed by Sydney and Kimberly.