Tag: Heroes

  • Depeche Mode: Live in London – Review

    Depeche Mode: Live in London – Review

    Their biggest ever show. 80,000 fans.  It’s a far cry from their humble origins. Leaving school in 1979, Martin Gore worked as a bank clerk for Nat West in Fenchurch Street, saving the money he earned to buy a Yamaha synth. He joined a band featuring Andy Fletcher, an insurance clerk for Sun Life, and […]

  • The Recording of David Bowie’s “Heroes”

    The Recording of David Bowie’s “Heroes”

    On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, David Bowie’s “Heroes”, written and recorded at Hansa Studios just a few hundred yards from the Wall, remains a landmark recording and perhaps Bowie’s best-loved song. It is also perhaps the best example of how music can be affected by the location it is […]

  • The Flaming Lips Play “The Most Important Show Ever” – Live at Camden Roundhouse

    The Flaming Lips Play “The Most Important Show Ever” – Live at Camden Roundhouse

      The most important show ever? Well – actually that’s just a “sacred obligation” between Flaming Lips front man Wayne Coyne and last night’s audience at The Camden Roundhouse, where the Lips played last night. Let me explain… It had been a tough couple of days for The Flaming Lips. First, they postponed Monday’s Roundhouse […]

  • Bowie’s Artwork: Exclusive Interview With The Man Behind The Concept

    Bowie’s Artwork: Exclusive Interview With The Man Behind The Concept

    On the release of David Bowie’s new album “The Next Day”, Every Record Tells A Story is delighted to publish an exclusive interview with the man behind the artwork of this excellent album, 54 year old painter and decorator Reg Minty. We met up with Reg at a run down pub in Grimsby, where he […]