Sunday, March 30, 2014

Taylor Dayne - Soul Dancing (Re-release)

Not only are Cherry Pop Records reissuing Taylor Dayne's album "Can't Fight Fate" on April 21, but also her 1993 album "Soul Dancing". The album has been remastered and packed with bonus tracks and remixes, including the singles "I'll Wait", "Say A Prayer", "Can't Get Enough Of Your Love" and "Original Sin".

Pre-order your copy now from Amazon UK and Amazon US.

"Soul Dancing" tracklist - CD 1:

1. I'll Wait
2. Send Me A Lover
3. Can't Get Enough Of Your Love
4. Say A Prayer
5. Dance With A Stranger
6. I Could Be Good For You
7. Soul Dancing
8. The Door To Your Heart
9. Someone Like You
10. Memories
11. If You Were Mine
12. Let's Spend The Night Together
13. Original Sin (Radio Mix)
14. I'll Wait (Hot Mix)
15. Say A Prayer (Boss Edit)
16. Tell It To My Heart (T'empo Radio Edit)
17. I'll Wait (4 Minutes Of Soul)

"Soul Dancing" tracklist - CD 2:

1. Can't Get Enough Of Your Love (C+C Special Edition Mix)
2. I'll Wait (E-Smoove Vocal Remix)
3. Say A Prayer (Boss Club Mix)
4. Tell It To My Heart (T'empo Extended Mix)
5. I'll Wait (7 Minutes Of Silk)
6. Can't Get Enough Of Your Love (C+C Bass Dub)
7. Say A Prayer (Mass Dub)
8. Tell It To My Heart (T'empo Blue Room Dub)
9. I'll Wait (Silky Dub Total)
10. Say A Prayer (Vission Lorimer Remix)
11. Tell It To My Heart (Tony De Vit Club Mix)

Rest in peace, Kate O'Mara

I just read the sad news about Kate O'Mara's death. It's such a tragedy. For me, she'll always be remembered as Cassandra "Caress" Morrell, Alexis' bitchy sister, on eighties soap "Dynasty". And of course as Patsy's sister Jackie on "Absolutely Fabulous". You might also remember her from series such as "Howard's Way", "Benidorm", "Doctor Who" and "The Brothers".

Rest in peace, Kate. You'll be greatly missed.

Photo: ABC

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Taylor Dayne - Can't Fight Fate (Re-release)

The lovely Taylor Dayne is best known for her 1987 hit "Tell It To My Heart". But on April 21, Cherry Pop Records will release a remastered deluxe reissue of her second studio album, "Can't Fight Fate" from 1989, packed with bonus tracks and remixes. I just can't wait!

"Can't Fight Fate" includes singles "With Every Beat Of My Heart", "I'll Be Your Shelter", "Love Will Lead You Back" and "Heart Of Stone". A great mix of dance-pop, house and ballads. Pre-order your copy now from Amazon UK and Amazon US.

"Can't Fight Fate" tracklist - CD 1:

1. With Every Beat Of My Heart
2. I'll Be Your Shelter
3. Love Will Lead You Back
4. Heart Of Stone
5. You Can't Fight Fate
6. Up All Night
7. I Know The Feeling
8. Wait For Me
9. You Meant The World To Me
10. Ain't No Good
11. All I Ever Wanted
12. With Every Beat Of My Heart (Extended Radio Remix)
13. I'll Be Your Shelter (Extended Remix)

"Can't Fight Fate" tracklist - CD 2:

1. I'll Be Your Shelter (Single Version)
2. Love Will Lead You Back (Single Version)
3. Heart Of Stone (Single Version)
4. With Every Beat Of My Heart (Palpitashun Remix)
5. I'll Be Your Shelter (Groove Mix)
6. With Every Beat Of My Heart (Mental Dub Edit)
7. Up All Night (The Sunrise Mix)
8. With Every Beat Of My Heart (Make It Rock Remix)
9. Up All Night (Insomnia Dub)
10. With Every Beat Of My Heart (Mental Dub)

Monday, March 24, 2014

My Paul Rein CD collection

Here is my CD collection by Swedish pop icon Paul Rein: "Communicate" (1986), "The First Impression" (1987) and "Easy Street" (1988). My personal favourite is his first album, I really love the typical "italo disco" sound on songs such as "Lady-O", "Hold Back Your Love" and "Show Me Tonight". Oh, how I love eighties music!

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Eurotix - Life As It Slips Away (EP)

Me and Larry Forsberg just released the new Eurotix EP "Life As It Slips Away". Check out the video for the title track down below! It was directed by Andrea Forsberg and shot in an old factory, abandoned in the eighties, which is quite fitting considering the retro vibe of the EP.

The title track was originally written by Larry and his friend Andreas Ahlenius in the late eighties, but remained unreleased until now. The EP also includes the brand new track "When You Go", plus final mixes of the party anthem "Clubland" and "We Could Have Been", previously available in early mixes on Soundcloud and YouTube.

The EP is out now on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon UK, Amazon US and many other digital music stores. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for news on our upcoming album. And please share the video with your friends!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Video: Kylie Minogue - Sexercize

Fabulous gay icon Kylie Minogue does it again! det igen. Check out the video for her promo single "Sexercize" down below. It's an amazing pop song with a hot video where Kylie shows the world that you can still be sexy after forty.

"Sexercize" is taken from the amazing new album "Kiss Me Once", available now from the following stores. It's also out digitally on iTunes and Spotify.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Video: Daniel Landers - Love Me Tonight

One of my favourites from "Dallas" is the lovely Audrey Landers, who played Afton Cooper on both the original and the new series. Talent runs in the Landers family and her charming son Daniel just released a video for his single "Love Me Tonight". Check it out down below!

The song is out now on iTunes and Spotify.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Video: Sergey Lazarev - Take It Off

I've followed the career of Russian pop hunk Sergey Lazarev for quite some time now. He just released the video for his single "Take It Off" on YouTube, check it out down below. I really love the dance/house sound and the cool video. Lots of hot guys, cool outfits and people dressed in pink. No wonder this guy is a gay icon in Russia!

"Take It Off" is taken from the album "Lazarev.", out now on iTunes and Spotify.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Pink Pistols - I Am Somebody EP

Good news for fans of Swedish disco sisters Lili & Susie. Susie co-wrote the gay rights song "I Am Somebody" for Melodifestivalen 2014, the Swedish pre-selection to the Eurovision Song Contest. The catchy pop track performed by Pink Pistols didn't win, but it's climbing the Swedish charts.

Pink Pistols just released their debut EP, including four brand new dance-pop tracks with an electronic sound. My personal favourites are "I Am Somebody", "Wake-Up Call" and "Sweet Revenge", the latter also co-written by Susie Päivärinta. The EP is out now on iTunes and Spotify.

"I Am Somebody" tracklist:

1. I Am Somebody
2. Wake-Up Call
3. Romeo
4. Sweet Revenge
5. Set Me Free
6. I Am Somebody (Instrumental)

Monday, March 10, 2014

Video: Susie Päivärinta - God Bless The Rain

Susie Päivärinta, member of fabulous disco duo Lili & Susie, has just released a video for her beautiful new solo single "God Bless The Rain". Check it our down below! The song is quite different from Lili & Susie's disco music, it a mixture of mature rock, blues and country music.

Some of you might recognize Peter Englund in the video, known from Swedish dragshow group Diamond Dogs. "God Bless The Rain" is out now on iTunes and Spotify!

Lili & Susie have also released the single "Fly, Fly Little Bird" on iTunes and Spotify. It's the theme song from Lili's TV show "Djurens Hjältar". More releases coming soon so stay tuned for more Lili & Susie news!

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Video: Ace Wilder - Busy Doin' Nothin'

Poor Ace Wilder didn't win Melodifestivalen (the Swedish pre-selection to the Eurovision Song Contest) last night. Personally, I think she'd have a better chance in Eurovision than Sanna Nielsen, but we'll see. Check out the video for "Busy Doin' Nothin'" down below. The dancers remind me a bit of Bananarama's "Love In The First Degree".

"Busy Doin' Nothin'" is out now on iTunes and Spotify.

Monday, March 03, 2014

Monthly Chart - February 2014

1. Kylie Minogue - Into The Blue
2. Mariah Carey - You're Mine (Eternal)
3. Lili & Susie - Would You Be Mine
4. Deniece Williams - No More Lies
5. Eko - Red
6. Alvaro Estrella - Bedroom
7. Nick Bicât - Lace
8. Soraya Arnelas - Plastic
9. Ola - I'm In Love
10. Annie - Russian Kiss
11. Mahan Moin - Aleo
12. Ola - Losin' It
13. Annie - Back Together
14. Pink Pistols - I Am Somebody
15. Ola - Jackie Kennedy
16. Anton Ewald - Close Up
17. Sam Tsui - Wherever You Are
18. Annie - Ralph Macchio
19. Ola - Tonight I'm Yours
20. Susie Päivärinta - God Bless The Rain
21. Carly Simon - It's Hard To Be Tender
22. Ola - Rich & Young
23. Joe Milner - Dreams We Dream
24. Annie - Hold On
25. Jennifer Lopez - Girls
26. Dr. Alban & Jessica Folcker - Around The World

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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Sunday, March 02, 2014

Video: Ryan Dolan - Start Again

One of my favourite songs in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 was Ireland's wonderful dance track "Only Love Survives" by hunky Ryan Dolan. Ryan recently came out of the closet and just released a video for the new single "Start Again", about bullying and suicide. It's a beautiful song and an important video that I hope everyone will watch.

I'm looking forward to new music from Ryan. "Start Again" will be out soon on iTunes and Spotify.