On this day in history (October 21, 1985), Simple Minds released their 7th studio album Once Upon A Time featuring the singles Alive And Kicking, Sanctify Yourself and All The Things She Said.
Black Swan Lane has released the first single off of their forthcoming Vita Eterna album. The album is due out November 26 and it will feature guest appearances from Chameleons guitarist Dave Fielding and backing vocals from Krissy Vanderwoude (Whimsical) as well as Lauren Fay and Gretchen Copeland
On this day in history (October 20, 1989), Nine Inch Nails released their debut studio album Pretty Hate Machine. This album features the singles Down In It, Head Like A Hole and Sin.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of Chromatics plus songs from some of the bands that Johnny Jewel is involved with on Italians Do It Better.
If you’ve never heard of Whimsical, a shoegaze/dream pop band comprised of vocalist Krissy Vanderwoude and guitarist Neil Burkdoll, you may be new to the shoegaze genre or just not very active on shoegaze community social channels.
On this day in history (October 17, 2005), Depeche Mode released their 11th studio album Playing The Angel in the UK. The following day, it was released in North America.
On this day in history (October 16, 1981), the British synthpop band Human League released their 3rd studio album called Dare.
Depeche Mode certainly is no stranger to box sets. Today, they have announced another called MODE which is a comprehensive collection of the bands work.
The nominee class of 2020 for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has been announced, and it includes a few artists of interest to Strangeways followers.
OMD has announced two live albums from the upcoming 40th Anniversary Souvenir / Greatest Hits tour.
On this day in history (October 14, 1977), David Bowie released his 12th studio album Heroes. This album features the singles Heroes and Beauty And The Beast and features one of his most recognizable album covers.
On this day in history (October 13, 1987), Police frontman Sting released his second solo studio album Nothing Like The Sun.