Midge Ure – Soundtrack The Singles 1980-1988 Clear Heavyweight LP


Soundtrack The Singles 1980-1988 Clear Heavyweight LP – Midge Ure LP from Vinyl Records London

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Chrysalis Records will release a 32song collection, encompassing four decades of Midge Ures rich and varied career.Best known for his work withUltravoxand as acofounder writerfounder of Band Aids Do They Know Its Christmas, Midge Ure has also had a rich and illustrious career prior to Ultravox, with the Rich Kids, Visage and throughout his career as a solo artist.His remarkable life in music did not stand still from the moment he arrived in London from his native Glasgow, in 1977. He joinedGlenn Matlocks Rich Kids, who released one album, Ghosts of Princes in Towers. Their second single,Marching Men, is included here. The following year, he and Rich Kids drummer Rusty Egan formedVisagewith Steve Strange. The lineup was completed byJohn McGeoch, Barry Adamson and Dave Formula from Magazineand Ultravox Keyboardist Billy Currie. Their second single,Fade To Grey, was a Top 10 hit. Included here is theMidge Ures Band Electronica 2017 rare version.In 1979 Billy Currie invited Midge to join Ultravox. What followed was six successful years in which the band scored two Top 3 and seven Top 20 singles, and two Top 5 and three Top 10 albums.Throughout the 1980s, in addition to his work with Ultravox and cowriting and organising Band Aid and Live Aid with Bob Geldof, Midge released several successful solo albums, including thenumber 2 album The Gift, which featured the number 1 single, If I Was. The Nineties saw Midge release his third solo album, Pure, which included the hitCold Cold Heartincluded here. His fourth album, 1996s Breathe, with producer Richard Feldman famed for working withLeon Russell, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, Toots & The Maytals, The Pointer Sisters as well as contemporaries such as Shakespeare Sister.On 1 December 2017, Midge released theOrchestratedalbum. It featured orchestrated rerecordings of Ultravox and solo career songs arranged by the composer Ty Unwin. Their reimagining of the Ultravox classic Vienna is featured on this collection.In addition to many classic Ultravox and Midge Ure solo tracks, this collection also featurespreviously unreleased material.2014s Dark Dark Night, cowritten and performed with Moby, Kate Bush Sister And Brother, Sir George Martin orchestral arrangement on All In One Day, former Japan member Mick Karn After A Fashion,andHeaven 17s Glenn Gregory Personal Heaven.This double CD version also comes with an accompanying DVD that features promo videos from the Rich Kids though his solo work and various collaborations. Bonus features include documentaries and additional live and video clips and Midge has recorded a commentary over the promo videos, Midge Ure LP is available for home delivery from Vinyl Records London, only £22

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