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Satur-debut – ASIA “ASIA”

“And now you find yourself in ’82. The disco hotspots hold no charm for you.” So sang the late, great John Wetton on Asia’s debut single “Heat Of The Moment” … Continue reading

October 12, 2019 · 20 Comments

Satur-debut – PHIL COLLINS “FACE VALUE”

Phil Collins has appeared several times here at KamerTunesBlog, including posts about two very different Genesis albums in my Thirty Year Thursday & Forty Year Friday series and the You … Continue reading

October 5, 2019 · 16 Comments

Satur-debut – HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS “HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS”

Huey Lewis & The News have never been “cool” but they’ve always been awesome, and during their ’80s heyday they were immensely popular, racking up more than a dozen Top … Continue reading

September 28, 2019 · 12 Comments

Satur-debut – PRETENDERS “PRETENDERS”

The eponymous 1980 debut by Pretenders was a no-brainer choice to be included in the first post of my Great Out Of The Gate series, since it had such a … Continue reading

September 21, 2019 · 19 Comments

Satur-debut – JOE JACKSON “LOOK SHARP!”

Joe Jackson has been one of the most important musical artists in my life for four decades, and it all started with his magnificent 1979 debut album, Look Sharp!. When … Continue reading

September 14, 2019 · 15 Comments

Satur-debut – DIRE STRAITS “DIRE STRAITS”

When Dire Straits’ first single, “Sultans Of Swing,” hit the airwaves in the Spring of 1978, it sounded like nothing else on the radio. Mark Knopfler’s unique vocal style, an … Continue reading

August 31, 2019 · 29 Comments

Satur-debut – U.K. “U.K.”

U.K. was a short-lived supergroup that formed at the wrong time. Bridging the gap between King Crimson’s groundbreaking early- to mid-’70s work and Asia’s more commercial approach to progressive rock … Continue reading

August 24, 2019 · 14 Comments

Satur-debut – DAVID GILMOUR “DAVID GILMOUR”

Longtime Pink Floyd guitarist/vocalist David Gilmour has only released four solo albums to date. Other than a brief tour in support of 1984’s About Face, Gilmour has subsequently ignored his … Continue reading

August 17, 2019 · 15 Comments

Satur-debut – THE POLICE “OUTLANDOS D’AMOUR”

The Police only released five albums during their relatively brief recording career, and every one of them is unique and essential. Each record has hit singles, FM radio staples and … Continue reading

August 10, 2019 · 36 Comments

Satur-debut – VAN HALEN “VAN HALEN”

Not many debut albums pack the kind of power, swagger & finesse that Van Halen’s 1978 debut does, and the groundbreaking, game-changing virtuosity of guitarist Eddie Van Halen made an … Continue reading

August 3, 2019 · 44 Comments

Satur-debut – THE CARS “THE CARS”

If The Cars had never released another album beyond their 1978 eponymous debut they would likely still be a legendary band thanks to the six radio standards included here, all … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · 29 Comments

Satur-debut – TELEVISION “MARQUEE MOON”

Television was the first artist to get a B-Sides The Point feature at KamerTunesBlog, as their brief 3-album discography didn’t warrant a multi-part series as I had done with previous … Continue reading

July 13, 2019 · 8 Comments

Satur-debut – TALKING HEADS “TALKING HEADS: 77”

Talking Heads were not a pivotal band for me during my high school years when they were at the peak of their popularity, but I always enjoyed some of their … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · 10 Comments

Satur-debut – CHEAP TRICK “CHEAP TRICK”

Cheap Trick didn’t hit the big time until 1979 when the At Budokan concert recording became a multi-platinum success. Of the three studio albums in their discography at the time, … Continue reading

June 29, 2019 · 20 Comments

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