Tag: Simply Red

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #52: Someday We’ll Be Happy Again — Breakup Songs Part 2 (The Ballads)

If the first show was a Hormone Monster, this one's the Depression Kitty. ...

Lamont Dozier

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Lamont Dozier, “Fish Ain’t Bitin'”

Best known as a songwriter/producer, Lamont Dozier also had hits on his own...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 81

Bart Simpson hangs with the 69 Boyz in this weeks edition of Bottom Feeders...

Like Omigod!, Music, Popdose

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ‘80s Pop Culture Box, Part 26

Well, it’s been a quiet week in Omigodsville, out there on the edge of Popdose. It’s been hot. Seasonable. But you can feel the end of...

Jheri Curl Fridays, Music, Popdose

Jheri Curl Fridays 39: “It’s Only Love”

That orgasmic look on Mick Hucknall's face? He just read our latest Jheri Curl Fridays column. Click to achieve that same look of ecstacy....

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 3/21/12

The Weeknight '80s Dance Party is back! Are you ready to shake that fascist groove thang?...


Music, Popdose Flashback '91, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: Popdose Flashback ’91 — The Beat Mix

  In between more timely projects and content, the Popdose staff are dissecting albums from 1991, which happens to be one of my...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: It Is Not Matt Wardlaw’s Destiny to Experience the Triumph of Victory

In addition to letting perennial electoral bridesmaid Matt Wardlaw write a chapter of my autobiography in exchange for bailing me out of an...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Ride in Cambridge, March ’91

Last week in Bootleg City, it was discovered that Mayor Cass had gone missing after what appeared to be a New Year’s Eve celebration in...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 81

We soldier on this week with more songs from the bottom three-fifths of the Billboard Hot 100 chart during the 1980s, made by artists whose...


Music, Redeeming Rod

Redeeming Rod: Soulbook, the Faces, and Further Nails in the Coffin

One minute, twenty-two seconds. That’s how long Rod Stewart’s new album, Soulbook, actually gave me some hope that it might be...


Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Medsker’s 2000 Beat Mix

First and foremost, I would like to extend a hearty thank you to frequent Popdose reader and commenter King of Grief, who volunteered to...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 7/19/86

Four songs from movie soundtracks! Two videos set in courtrooms! One cat sitting on Peter Cetera's face! It's all in Jason Hare's latest...


Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: PhD, “I Won’t Let You Down”

I will not rest until Simply Red covers this song. For someone who has gotten almost as cover-friendly in his autumn years as UB40,...