Man, why are all of these songs with “blue” in the title so melancholy? Oh, right.
The idea of an orchestral album by Midge Ure isn’t a question of when, but rather why it took this long for it to happen.
Ure discusses his new album Fragile, and together we brainstorm the best ’80s package tour ever.
The man on the wireless cries again: “He’s back! He’s back!”
Midge Ure has engendered quite a bit of goodwill over the years, thanks to a long musical career spanning myriad genres. In the 70s and 80s alone, the Scotland native…
UK synth-rock pioneers revive golden-years lineup, make startlingly good album.
Kelly Stitzel helps you ring in 2012 with a special New Year’s Eve* edition of the Week(end) ’80s Dance Party.
*Garry Marshall was not involved in the making of this mix.
Dave Steed takes a trip to land of U2, Midge Ure, Ultravox and more as he checks out ’80s rock songs from artists beginning with the letter U.
Scared of nuclear fallout? Buying up iodine pills to protect your thyroid? Welcome to the new clear days! And thankfully, Popdose has a mix to keep you humming while we’re all freaking out.
DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE This week’s mix started out like a lot of mixes: one or two songs getting stuck in my head and me trying to fit the…
Bottom Feeders tackles the letter U this week, which means we’re in for lots and lots of Roxannes.
The recent release of a cleaned up and remastered Ultravox greatest hits compilation (including a bonus DVD with all the Midge Ure-era videos) got me thinking about how much I…
I was writing up a track for a future White Label Wednesday piece (it’s set to run May 27) when I had a strange thought. Well, two strange thoughts, actually….
I’d been a big fan of Midge Ure-era Ultravox since the first time I saw “Vienna” on MTV early one Sunday morning in 1982, so when I spotted the new…