HELLO TO YESTERDAY The long-overdue reissue of a New Wave classic PLUS bonus tracks. AND some excellent sleeve notes as well. Deep Breath. Deep Joy.With such an abundance of great songs, however, it will always remain a mystery as to why ENGLISH GARDEN was never afforded the attention it so clearly deserved first time around.Including VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR and CLEAN CLEAN – both hits for BUGGLES but co-written by BRUCE WOOLLEY – the album delivers it’s New Wave pop music with a light…
I recall a friend lending me this album soon after it came out, by which time Buggles had had hits with two of the songs from it. It was a jarring experience hearing Bruce Woolley’s version of ‘Video Killed The Radio Star’, even though he was more in step with current musical fashions than his old writing partner, Trevor Horn. The album, made in 1979, reveals Woolley to have been a talented songwriter, but is heavily derivative of the Elvis Costello school of snappy, incisive pop that so many…
The long-overdue reissue of a New Wave classic PLUS bonus tracks. AND some excellent sleeve notes as well. Deep Breath. Deep Joy.For the benefit of anyone who may be interested, below is my review of the original album. I think it’s worth repeating………………………………………..FIRST PUBLISHED ON AMAZON IN FEBRUARY 2008With such an abundance of great songs, it will always remain a mystery as to why ENGLISH GARDEN was never afforded…
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