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BLUE ZOO Interview

BLUE ZOO are best known for their No13 UK hit with ‘Cry Boy Cry’ in Autumn 1982. Their 1983 debut album ‘2 By 2’ released on Magnet Records also included the near hits ‘I’m Your Man’ and ‘Forgive & Forget’.

With a brand new single ‘Funganista’ about to be launched and a zest to perform more live dates, vocalist Andy Overall chatted to The Electricity Club about the past, present and future of BLUE ZOO…More inside ›

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TEC Gold: INTERVIEW ARCHIVE

Today is The Electricity Club’s seventh birthday and our big portfolio of interviews reads like a Who’s Who? of electronic pop music. Whether you are interested in the pioneers of the genre or newer, up-and-coming acts, there is something for you.

They are archived in an easy-to-use page. From ex-members of KRAFTWERK, JAPAN, THE HUMAN LEAGUE, SOFT CELL and DEPECHE MODE, to OMD, MIDGE URE and HEAVEN 17, to KITE, MIRRORS and VILE ELECTRODES, they are all here. More inside ›

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BLUE ZOO + B-MOVIE Live at Dingwalls

London’s Dingwalls played host to a fabulous double header. The colourful BLUE ZOO, managed by the JAPAN and WHAM! svengali Simon Napier-Bell, achieved a No13 hit with ‘Cry Boy Cry’ in 1982.

Meanwhile, despite having appeared on the ‘Some Bizzare Album’ alongside DEPECHE MODE, SOFT CELL, BLANCMANGE and THE THE, the Stevo managed B-MOVIE were sadly unable to secure a major chart entry, despite being on the cusp with the magnificent singles ‘Nowhere Girl and ‘Remembrance Day’.More inside ›

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ESPERANTO: 45 Lost Songs Of The 45RPM Era

Vinyl has always held a special affection. The emotional attachment one gives to a piece of music captured on bit of plastic is almost unparralled.

So here are 45 songs from when vinyl was king, that have been lost in the midst of time. Some are B-sides;

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