The '90s were known for a brooding style of rock music, but also for several emerging and revisited genres such as trip hop or neo-swing. Following the eclectic path which characterized the later years of this decade, the series attempted to reunite memorable songs while meticulously avoiding overplayed clichés and filler tracks. The resulting playlist is a well-brewed tribute to Generation X.
Midge Ure fronted Ultravox in the new Romantic Eighties –but his career, whether guesting for Thin Lizzy and Visage, getting Band Aid up and running with Bob Geldof or a string of superb solo albums, amounts to much more. This in-depth look at those solo releases runs from Eighties chart-topper ‘If I Was’ through Nineties big-seller ‘Breathe’ and beyond, offering Scots rock with a twist.
2007 French-only exclusive 15 track CD compiled by Beatrice Ardisson, featuring various artists offering unique interpretations of The Thin White Duke's work, including contributions from Yann Tiersen & The Divine Comedy, Rhonda Harris, The Gourds, Los Chicros, New Standards, Emilie Simon, Langley School Music Project and many more. Comes housed in fold-out digipak sleeve. Ardi Song. 2007.