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U Is For Ultravox

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Click Here To Listen To Our Ultravox Episode

This week on the show Steve and Doug go back to the 70’s and 80’s for the British group Ultravox. The group is particularly noteworthy for being an interesting case study showing the transition from punk to new wave. And they just happen to be awesome.

Ultravox’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Distant Smile – Ha! Ha! Ha!
Dancing With Tears In My Eyes – Lament
Vienna – Vienna

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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U Is For U2, Part 2

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Click Here To Listen To The Second Part Of Our U2 Episode

We jump into the second half of U2’s career, with Steve, Doug, Stuart, and Travis reflecting on the highs, lows, and yawns. Also included: the inevitable Linkin Park / U2 mashup.

U2’s website

Music featured this week:
The Troubles – Songs Of Innocence

And of course, ID from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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U Is For U2, Part 1

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Steve and Doug are joined once again by Stuart Ferguson, and new guest cohost Travis Mendgen, in discussing the first half of U2’s career.

U2’s website

Music featured this week:
Even Better Than The Real Thing – Achtung Baby
Elevation – All That You Can’t Leave Behind
Pride (In The Name Of Love) – The Unforgettable Fire
Boomerang II – Pride single

And of course, ID from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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R Is For Roxy Music

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Click Here To Listen To Our Roxy Music Episode

Doug and Steve are joined by guest cohost Stuart Ferguson to talk about those delightful romantics Roxy Music. Also, Brian Eno!

Roxy Music’s Homepage

Music featured this week
Love Is The Drug – Siren
The Thrill Of It All – Country Life
More Than This – Avalon
Tara – Avalon

And of course, ID from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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