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From Depeche Mode to Huey Lewis & the News (E46)

We loved them 30 years ago. But what are they up to now? Great bands… new songs… yes – this show is really that good!!!

It is a simple idea. We love these bands. And they kept on making stunning music without us. Not fair! Let’s catch up with some truly great music – made recently.

It’s a Simple Idea… and oh so fun.

I love to celebrate music that is wonderful… and slightly unloved. To make discoveries. Sometimes a band just falls out of favor. OK – a lot of times a band just falls out of favor. They are just as good as ever, but our collective attention just moves on. So this is a chance to address that.

The Juliana Hatfield Three

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From Depeche Mode to Huey Lewis & the News
From Depeche Mode to Huey Lewis & the News

The Fixx

The Fixx are an English rock band from London, England founded in 1979. The band’s hits include “One Thing Leads to Another”, “Saved by Zero”, “Are We Ourselves?”, and “Secret Separation”, each of which charted on U.S. Top 20 Billboard Hot 100, as well as mainstream rock chart hits “Red Skies”, “Stand or Fall”, “Driven Out” and “Deeper and Deeper”, which was featured on the soundtrack of the 1984 film Streets of Fire

In 2002, the Fixx performed  Nancy Sinatra’s 1960s classic “These Boots Are Made for Walkin'” for an album of cover versions of songs from the 1960s to 1990s called When Pigs Fly.

In 2003, the band released their ninth studio album, Want That Life.  Gary Tibbs(formerly a member of Roxy Music, The Vibrators and Adam and the Ants) played bass for this album.

With the classic lineup back intact, the Fixx released their 10th studio album Beautiful Friction on 17 July 2012. The Fixx regularly tour the world.

The Fixx
Reach the Beach

The Playlist – From Depeche Mode to Huey Lewis

Tracks included in order of appearance.

SongArtist / AlbumYear
Loves OvertureA Flock of Seagulls / String Theory2021
Tipping PointTears for Fears /
The Tipping Point
2021
Beautiful FrictionThe Fixx / Beautiful Friction2012
While We Were YoungHuey Lewis & the News / Weather2020
City of LightWang Chung / Tazer Up!2012
InvisibleDuran Duran / Future Past2021
Be a RebelNew Order / Be a Rebel Remixed2021
Going BackwardsDepeche Mode / Spirit (Deluxe)2017
PatchouliSqueeze / The Knowledge2017
Mouthful of BloodJuliana Hatfield / Blood2021
FoolChina Crisis / Autumn in the Neighbourhood2018
Playlist: Dave Kikoski

A PLAYLIST NOTE – From Depeche Mode to Huey Lewis

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I want to share my appreciation for you. For listening with an open mind. For comments and thoughts. For advice and suggestions. I am very pleased to go on these musical journeys each week knowing you are there to appreciate stand-out music from inspired musicians.

From Depeche Mode to Huey Lewis (E46)

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PJ

DJ and radio personality PJ Ewing is the host of Lester the Nightfly.

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. PJ

    This was really fun to put together!

  2. Adelaide Ewing

    WOW Amazing work here!!!!!!!

  3. Finn Ewing

    Amazing!!!

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