Nick Lowe: Reissues, 1982-1990

Nick Lowe: Reissues, 1982-1990

By Chris Ingalls

Six vital releases from one of the most underappreciated titans of power pop are finally back in print. 24 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Rosemary Clooney: Come On-a My House

Far from perfect, Come On-a My House still showcases Clooney in her prime.

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Thunderegg: Open Book

Listeners who invest in Open Book can look forward to spending hours tracing the evolution of a unique artist and enjoying high quality independent music.

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Fujiya & Miyagi: Transparent Things

Though they're just pretending to be Japanese, Fujiya & Miyagi are serious about making lighthearted but memorable electro-twee.

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The Big Sleep: Son of the Tiger

From a tiny apartment in Brooklyn, the Big Sleep offers up thrills and danger worthy of noir.

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Alexander Tucker: Furrowed Brow

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Ludicra: Fex Urbis Lex Orbis

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Richard John Thompson: Illogical Life

Hey, I know what you’re thinking, and you’re wrong. It’s not Mr. Doom and Gloom from the Tomb, it’s some other

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The Knights of Prosperity / In Case of Emergency

So here's the pitches I imagine occurred for ABC's new sitcoms: What if Danny Ocean looked and acted like Homer Simpson and not George Clooney? Or, what if the high school valedictorian ended up a masseuse at Korean "massage" parlor?

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Somewhere: A Life of Jerome Robbins by Amanda Vaill

Author makes excuses for offstage nastiness of brilliant choreographer Jerome Robbins.

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Bobby Bare: A Bird Named Yesterday/Talk Me Some Sense

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'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

// Channel Surfing

"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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