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David Bowie, Let’s Dance. 30th Anniversary Retrospective.

Where Queen led a year before hand in their release of Hot Space, David Bowie was probably bound to go for the 1983 album Let’s Dance. However where Queen went arguably and disastrously wrong, The Thin White Duke, the master musical chameleon could only do right and Let’s Dance stands out as, up until the release this year of his album The Next Day, the last great and most adventurous album of a long and prestigious career.

Midge Ure, Gig Review. The Jam House, Edinburgh.

Midge Ure at The Jam House. Photograph by Ian D. Hall

Originally published by L.S. Media. February 20th 2012.

L.S. Media Rating *****

Ignore those who say with a surprised conviction in their voice, “Really, Midge Ure? Why hasn’t he retired yet?”  For what’s the point in retirement from something you enjoy doing and the love you feel in return from fans that not only have followed your long and satisfying career from the start but also the amount of new, younger fans that were in abundance at The Jam House in Edinburgh.

Ultravox, Brilliant. Album Review.

Originally published by L.S. Media. May 29th 2012.

L.S. Media Rating *****

For anyone who caught Ultravox on the last tour or even Midge Ure’s much coveted solo gigs in the last few years, it really won’t come as any surprise to find that the first studio album by the band in 18 years is nothing short of sensational.