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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

New Kids On the Block - Merry Merry Christmas - 1989

Merry Merry Christmas is the third album from New Kids On the Block, released in September 1989 on Columbia Records. It was produced by Maurice Starr.  The album reached number 13 on the U.K. album charts ( when it was released at Christmas 1990 where it spent 5 weeks on the charts) and peaked at Number 9 on the U.S. Billboard Chart. 

Listen to the Full album:

Track listing:

1. This One's For The Children
2. Last Night I Saw Santa Claus
3. I'll Be Missing You ( Come Christmas)
4. I Still Believe In Santa Claus
5. Merry, Merry Christmas
6. The Christmas Song (Chesnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
7. Funky, Funky Xmas
8. White Christmas
9. Little Drummer Boy
10. This One's For The Children (Reprise)

Smash Hits 1990 Review

Saturday, 9 December 2017

Captain Sensible - One Christmas Catalogue - 1984

 Captain Sensible - "One Christmas Catalogue"
The 9th Single from Captain Sensible was released in November 1984 and reached Number 79 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie it was released on A&M records on  7 inch Single and  12 inch. It spent  4 weeks on the chart. 
Music video

Number One Magazine Review
 NME Review