Meeting No.1 – 12″ singles

Theme: Five twelve inch remixes better than the original

My old mate Scotty used to hate 12″ singles saying they were never as good as the 7″ version, so this was the first QUIMS challenge.
The meeting took place at Peacock manor. The good Doctor has got a penchant for new 7″singles (most of which I have to admit I’d never heard of) and it was a pleasure to rifle through them.

Some of the others choices were fabulous – Revolutionary Spirit, Sensoria & Say Hello Wave Goodbye with the clarinet solo in – wonderful. I’ve never been a Simple Minds fan except for the American, but I Travel was really good. Wish I could say the same for Bronski beat (“I’ve not got a record player anymore so couldn’t listen to it first” was Rogers excuse) and 9 minutes of A Flock of Seagulls is surely enough for anyone….I think Scotty may have had a point!

Bob: There is no Love Between Us Anymore Pop Will Eat Itself, Looking From A Hilltop Section 25, Bela Lugosis Dead Bauhaus, Charlton Heston Stump, Almost Prayed The Weather Prophets

Jez: Wishing A Flock of Seagulls, Sensoria Cabaret Voltaire, Mustapha Dance The Clash, Blue Monday New Order, Doctorin the Tardis The Timelords,

Dr P: Der Kommissar After the Fire, Loose Fit Happy Mondays, I Travel Simple Minds, This Charming Man The Smiths, Temptation New Order

John: 400 Blows 23 Skidoo, Do the Du A Certain Ratio, Destroy the heart House of love, Revolutionary Spirit The Wild Swans, Change Killing Joke

Roger: Fields of Fire (400 years remix) Big Country, Why (oh why oh why) Bronski Beat, SExpress SExpress, Say Hello Wave Goodbye Soft Cell, The American Simple Minds

Bob the Chiropodist

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