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  • Prince Fans.  Sign Of The Times Deluxe?

    Hi, anybody heard the remastered version of 'Sign Of The Times' yet?  Just got it at the weekend and am blown away by it!  Bought it on vinyl when it came out in 87 and loved it but when I purchased the cd in the 90's the sound was just awful, quiet and just dull but this new version is incredible, on some tracks it sounds like he's in the room with you and the bonus tracks are a revelation.  Not a huge fan of deluxe reissues but these Prince ones are outstanding.

    1 AnswerRock and Pop4 weeks ago
  • Mazda Premacy I-Stop Issue?

    Hi I have a 2010 Mazda Premacy and over that last day or so the I-Stop icon on the dashboard is flashing amber.  The car seems to be running fine.  Any ideas?

    1 AnswerMazda1 month ago
  • Reissues.  Opinions?

    So we are coming up to Xmas and the classic album reissues are already upon us.  The Stones put out 'Goats Head Soup' last week, next week is Prince and U2 are giving 'All That You Can't Leave Behind' the box set treatment next month.

    What do you think of these legacy albums constantly getting repackaged every 10 or 20 years, buying them all over again just to get a few bonus tracks?

    Just curious.  Thanx!

    4 AnswersRock and Pop1 month ago
  • Life In The UK Right Now?

    Hi, I'm wanting to move back to the UK and wondering if this is possible or advisable right now.  I'm being forced to sell my house in New Zealand and to be honest it's the last straw for me and this country, have been wanting out for a while.

    I'm a British Citizen and would have enough money to buy a house but am wondering about border restrictions, covid cases and unemployment?  I don't want to live off my savings.

    Any feedback would be appreciated.

    7 AnswersLeeds3 months ago
  • Save The Best For Last?

    What's a favourite song of yours that you wish would go on forever because the end/fade out is the best part?  Maybe it takes an unexpected twist or just has that killer chorus.

    My pick is The Carpenters - 'Goodbye To Love', starts out like a show tune ballad and ends with a killer guitar solo and vocal harmony heaven, the last 60 seconds justifying their place in musical history.

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    6 AnswersRock and Pop4 months ago
  • Tragedy, Comedy or History?

    Do you have a favourite genre of Shakespeare Play.  I personally love the Tragedies and History Plays the best.

    Favourite overall play?


    6 AnswersBooks & Authors4 months ago
  • New Bob Dylan Album!!!!?

    Just got the new Dylan Album and I'm just blown away!  How he keeps up this level consistency is just unbelievable.  Have you heard it yet?  Opinions?

    All I know is that 2020 just got a whole lot better.

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    1 AnswerRock and Pop4 months ago
  • Blues Guitarists.  Favourite Tuning?

    Which do you prefer Open E, D or G, or can you suggest another and why is this your preferred one?


    1 AnswerBlues5 months ago
  • Ever Met One Of Your Musical Heroes?

    Who was it and how did it go?  Big disappointment or best day of your life?


    7 AnswersRock and Pop5 months ago
  • Jimmy Cobb R.I.P.?

    Woke up to sad new this morning Jimmy Cobb last surviving member of the classic Miles Davis Sextet that played on 'Kind Of Blue' and many other seminal Jazz classics.

    What are your memories, favourite performances?

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    3 AnswersJazz5 months ago
  • Slow Burners?

    Which Album took you the longest time to get into?  Mine I'll be honest was 'Kid A',  I didn't hate it but couldn't see what everyone was raving about and now it's probably my favourite Radiohead album.

    How about you?

    7 AnswersRock and Pop5 months ago
  • Name An Album That Deserves More Love?

    What's a favourite album of yours that nobody else seems to get. 

    My vote is Radiohead's 'Pablo Honey' that seems to have been Ret-Conned into being some warm up jam for the band that nobody at the time bought or liked.  I bought it when it came out in 93 loved it then and still love it.

    How about you?

    9 AnswersRock and Pop5 months ago
  • Ebay Global Shipping Problem?

    Hi, I haven't purchased from Ebay in years but bought an item last week and have checked my credit card and found that the shipping price more than doubled! and noticed it has been sent by 'Global Shipping'?!  Has anybody had the same experience, do I have any rights?


    2 AnswersCorporations5 months ago
  • What Was The First Album You Bought?

    How old were you, what fomat vinyl, cassette and most of all, do you still have and love it?

    Mine was Voulez Vous by ABBA on vinyl, I was 10 and yes I still have it and love it to bits!

    28 AnswersRock and Pop5 months ago
  • What's Your Opinion Of U2?

    Never known a band that divides people so much. I personally love them and would put them in my Top 10 Favourite Bands.  Just wondered if you like or dislike them and why? Thanx.

    BQ: Favourite U2 Album that isn't called 'The Joshua Tree'?

    21 AnswersRock and Pop5 months ago
  • How Many Times Have You Seen Your Favourite Band?

    Hi R&P just curious about your live experiences, do you follow a certain band, when did you first see them and what was your best show?

    Take Care.  Thanx!

    5 AnswersRock and Pop5 months ago