Discussion in 'Music for Gayers' started by Shirley, Feb 18, 2009.
Upside Down is iconic.
I'm never entirely sure what qualifies as Italo Disco and what's just chicken in a basket 80s Europop, but if this counts it's an ALL TIME fave chez VoR.
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All time classic. But it's not really Italo Disco, it's more of a homage to 70s disco.
I really should avoid this thread. I've been stuck in a Fancy loop for the best part of an hour.
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I'm worringly enamoured by this.
That's because it's FABULOUS
1. Bolero (Hold Me In Your Arms Again) - I once read that this was number one for six months in Spain and naturally I chose to believe it
2. Flames Of Love - I cry out, melting in FLAMES OF LOVE
3. Lady Of Ice
4. Slice Me Nice - I'm like a cake that wants to be baked INDEED. SLAG!
5. No Tears - Fabulous 'It's A Sin' rip off (actually, that's 'Fools Cry' - naughty wine)
FANCY FÜR IMMER
FANCY SOME VOX-OF-A FLAT-ANGEL VAL? I had no idea this version even EXISTED until today's little delivery of delicious goods from exotic foreign lands. SO FANTASTIC
I bought this on spec earlier because there was something about the cover (and it being on zyx) and OH MY DAYS it turns out to be something I once taped off French radio and truly fucking loved but I never knew who it was by. That synth line at 1:01 makes me want to SCREAM NON-STOP
That Cristina track is quite a treat. I did start to buy those Zyx Italo Disco Collection CDs, but to say they are a MIXED BAG in terms of quality is putting it MILDLY.
I've got pretty much the LOT and you are NOT WRONG
There's one particularly ODD one at about volume 12 where it all goes ITALO HOUSE and SAW RIPOFFS
:grr: Why did no-one ever tell me that Mention had a thoroughly ITALOTASTIC follow-up to 'Strange World'?
Naturally I have hastily ordered the ITALIAN 12" IMPORT
I think 'No Changes' might be my new favourite record EVER
Hiding behind a WINDOW
Feel so SAFE IN YOUR BIG HEART
Or whatever the hell it is
I would NEVER have guessed that that WASN'T 30 years old
IKR! The only clue that it's not yer actual Nicolosi production is the lack of lying-down-singing-through-a-cardigan-after-the-week's-fifth-Quaaludes-incident vocals courtesy of DEAR OLD DORA. Speaking of which, Alba's 'Only Music Survives' 12" has turned up today and at least she made an effort on that one
Thanks to MARX AND SPENCER (see above somewhere) I have become trapped in a vicious cycle of REALLY TERRIBLE ITALO COVER VERSIONS
And a TOP DISCO-HIT ITALY! This supports my theory that they were all on benzos in the Eighties
MORE OF THE SAME PER CORTESIA
There is NO END OF THIS erm STUFF
! What on EARTH is going on during the verses? I suspect this one is going to be a bit of a favourite
HOW COULD I FORGET THIS
This is my current favourite thread. Amazing tracks here. But oh gosh, that Upside Cover is one of the most bizarre things I've heard (aside from the 10min Handel Disco onslaught in the disco thread I couldnt sit through)
We like to SUFFER for our ART in these kind of threads
Now How Old Are You
Where Is Your Harbour?
Have Many Things To Do
Open The Door
And I don't think I need to add anything to that insight
I don't know why but this video is just LIFE
The BAD HAIR!
Poor love looking about 65!
And WHERE ARE THEY?
I'm sure we've HAD THIS BEFORE but HERE IT IS AGAIN
You and me is MORE THAN LIFE
I'll be your man you'll be my wife
Just you and me
I need a decent rip of DALT VILA and their quite extraordinary take on UPSIDE DOWN. The one I have sounds like it was recorded from a 78 using a CHEESE GRATER
Who knew that this came out LAST YEAR?
23 quid on Discogs including postage? MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ME
What picture cannot I see but I'm dying to?
Why have I ONLY JUST noticed that she's wearing one PINK glove and one GREEN glove? Also, the UNIQUE FANTASY-HAND-KNOCK is BLATES copied from THIS
HAVE I EVER MENTIONED HOW MUCH I LOVE THAT
OH I HAVE? WELL NEVER MIND
I LOVE IT
I rather suspect that that's what it ALWAYS sounded like. What a fucking MESS
IS THIS REALITY?
Just LOOK at the murky road Trans X have led me down
Oh for somewhere to go where they play GROTTY OLD LIME
Oh I discovered LIME the other day. I was a mix of , and
Trans-X has long been on my radar.
Sounds like an appropriate response. God knows what that singing's about, and they've got a look of the DISCO MCCANNS
Someone DEFINITELY HASN'T been listening to 'Distant Planet'