Sunday, 14 May 2017
Wendy Joan Matthews (born 1960) is an Australian adult alternative pop singer originally from Canada who has been a member of Models and Absent Friends and is a solo artist. She released Top 20 hit singles in the 1990s including "Token Angels", "Let's Kiss (Like Angels Do)", "The Day You Went Away" and "Friday's Child" with Top 20 albums, You've Always Got the Blues (duet album with Kate Ceberano), Émigré, Lily, The Witness Tree and her compilation, Stepping Stones. She has won six Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Awards. In 2000, Matthews joined the cast of a new Australian musical theatre production of Godspell alongside Angry Anderson, Jimmy Barnes, Debra Byrne, Marie Wilson, Fiona Horne, Belinda Emmett, Paul Mercurio and Terence Trent D'Arby. In February, with rehearsals commencing, Matthews released her cover of "Day by Day" but financial difficulties prevented the musical from being staged. (Thanks to AussieRock)
01 Day By Day
02 Day By Day (Night Mix)
03 Day By Day (The Last Supper In The House Mix)
Friday, 12 May 2017
"Brothers in Arms" is a 1985 song by Dire Straits, appearing as the closing track on the album of the same name. It was originally written in 1982, the year of the Falklands War. It was re-released in 2007 as a special edition to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the conflict and raise funds for veterans of it with post traumatic stress disorder.
The song is reported to be the first CD single ever released, it was released in the United Kingdom in 1985. The single reached #16 on the UK charts #5 on the NZ charts but could manage only a lowly #57 on the OZ charts.
1 Brothers In Arms (Short Version)
2 Going Home - Theme From 'Local Hero' (Live Version)
3 Brothers In Arms (Full Length Version)
4 Why Worry (Instrumental Segment)
Thursday, 11 May 2017
"Soldiers" is the second single from the album Hourly, Daily by Australian rock band You Am I. It was released in 1996 and reached number 80 in the 1996 Triple J Hottest 100 and number 33 on the Australian charts. Thanks to Sunshine.
02 Boulder Fair
04 Count To Four
"Wild Flower" is a single of the "Electric" album it charted at #24 in the UK and #69 in Australia. With 8 tracks this release was closer to an album than an EP. The Cult are a British rock band formed in 1983. Before settling on their current name in January 1984, the band performed under the name Death Cult, which was an evolution of the name of lead singer Ian Astbury's previous band Southern Death Cult. They gained a dedicated following in the UK in the mid-1980s as a post-punk/gothic rock band, with singles such as "She Sells Sanctuary", before breaking mainstream in the United States in the late 1980s as a hard rock band with singles such as "Love Removal Machine" and "Fire Woman".
1 Wildflower (Single Version)
2 Wildflower (Guitar Dub)
3 Horse Nation (Live)
4 Outlaw (Live)
5 She Sells Sanctuary (Live)
6 Bone Bag (Live)
7 Phoenix (Live)
8 Wild Thing / Louie Louie (Live)
Monday, 1 May 2017
"White Unicorn" is a song by Australian hard rock band Wolfmother, featured on their 2005 debut studio album Wolfmother. Written by band members Andrew Stockdale, Chris Ross and Myles Heskett, it was released as the second single from the album in Australia on 26 February 2006. The single charted at #33 on the OZ Ari Singles Chart and #29 on the US Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks Chart.
01 White Unicorn
02 Love Train