Come On Eileen: Dexys Midnight Runners' Breakthrough Gets Remixed for New Box Set

By Mike Duquette | August 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Kevin Rowland and his unstoppable Celtic rock/soul combo Dexys Midnight Runners were already turning heads since the early '80s - but nobody could have predicted the bouncy "Come On Eileen" would have taken the hold it did around the world. The catchy track topped the charts in both the U.S. and the U.K., becoming a […]

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All You Need is Now (and Then): A Decade of Duran Duran Comes Back Into Print

By Mike Duquette | August 19, 2022 | 2 Comments

Even with an impressive comeback on the books in the '90s, it seemed like Duran Duran were adrift in another decade when the 2000s dawned. Instead, they enjoyed another impressive resurgence and started paving the way for their forthcoming, incredibly deserved induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame later this year. Today, BMG […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of August 19

By The Second Disc | August 19, 2022 | 1 Comment

Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up, featuring a selection of the new titles in stores today! Madonna, Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones (Warner/Rhino) 1CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP (silver): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 6LP: Official Store The first in a planned series of catalogue reissues through Warner Music Group, the new compilation Finally […]

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For Your Eyes Only: Cherry Pop Brings Sheena Easton's "Live at The Palace, Hollywood" to CD and DVD

By Joe Marchese | August 18, 2022 | 2 Comments

Sheena Easton closed the first chapter of her career with Madness, Money, and Music, recorded in spring and released in autumn 1982.  Easton's third studio album, it was her last to be produced by Christopher Neil who had guided the Scottish superstar's meteoric ascent with such songs as "Modern Girl," "9 to 5 (Morning Train)," […]

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Going Up! 'Not Just a Girl' Documentary and Soundtrack Highlights Shania Twain's Country Chart-toppers

By Mike Duquette | August 17, 2022 | 3 Comments

It's news worthy of an exclamation point or two(!): a new documentary about Shania Twain is on Netflix, and a new compilation is coming to accompany it! Shania Twain: Not Just a Girl brings a top-down look at the Canadian hitmaker to Netflix. She started as a hard-luck singer who put her dreams on hold […]

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