Artists On Albums: AOA#39 Andrew Kwasny of Elika on Architecture and Morality

Andrew Kwasny of Elika on… Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark’s Architecture & Morality (Virgin Records, 1981) I found Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark a little bit later in life. That’s not to say I didn’t know them. I was familiar with a handful of their hits; “So in Love,” “Electricity,” “Enola Gay,” and of course the young love … [Read more...]

Artists-On-Albums: AOA#4 (Chris Brokaw on Metal Box/Second Edition)

Chris Brokaw on... Public Image Ltd.'s Metal Box/Second Edition (Virgin Records/Warner Brothers, 1979) In 1977 I went to London with my mother and sister for a holiday. I turned 13 that summer. "Pretty Vacant" by the Sex Pistols had just been released.  I saw the huge posters for it on lorries. I went to the Virgin store and listened to it … [Read more...]