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Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip - Geisha Boys And Temple Girls mp3 download


Tracklist

Soul Warfare
Houses In Motion
I Don't Depend On You
Burn For You
Geisha Boys And Temple Girls
Morale
Word Before Last
Circus Of Death

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DID 13, DID13 Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP, Album) Dindisc, Dindisc DID 13, DID13 UK 1981
DID 13 Arlene Phillip's Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP) Dindisc DID 13 Italy 1981
204 182 Hot Gossip Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP, Album) Dindisc 204 182 France 1981
204 182-320, 204 182 Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP, Album) Dindisc, Dindisc 204 182-320, 204 182 Netherlands 1981
DID 13 Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP, Album) Dindisc DID 13 Finland 1981
204 182-320, 204 182 Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP, Album) Dindisc, Dindisc 204 182-320, 204 182 Germany 1981
repeat4 Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(CD, Album) Repressed repeat4 UK 2007

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Soul Warfare
A2 Houses In Motion
A3 I Don't Depend On You
A4 Burn For You
Written-By – Sting
B1 Geisha Boys And Temple Girls
B2 Morale
B3 Word Before Last
B4 Circus Of Death

Notes

On Sleeve: 204 182-320
On Label: 204 182

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DID 13, DID13 Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP, Album) Dindisc, Dindisc DID 13, DID13 UK 1981
204 182 Hot Gossip Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP, Album) Dindisc 204 182 France 1981
DID 13 Arlene Phillip's Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP) Dindisc DID 13 Italy 1981
204 182-320, 204 182 Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP, Album) Dindisc, Dindisc 204 182-320, 204 182 Netherlands 1981
DID 13 Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip* Geisha Boys And Temple Girls ‎(LP, Album) Dindisc DID 13 Finland 1981


Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip - Geisha Boys And Temple Girls mp3 download
Performer: Arlene Phillips' Hot Gossip
Genre: Electronic
Title: Geisha Boys And Temple Girls
Country: UK
Released: 1981
Style: Synth-pop
MP3 version ZIP size: 1976 mb
FLAC version RAR size: 1768 mb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 161
Other Formats: ASF MP4 VOC MPC DXD MMF MIDI

Ylonean
While Martyn Ware and Ian Marsh deserve lots of respect for their post-punk contributions to the history of modern (electro) pop, their ambitions in the post-League MK I production duties show also worrying sings, of which this, Hot Gossip's lonesome LP attempt is one of the worst in their catalogue. To squeeze absolutely everyone into this kind of musical (synthetic) frame can sometimes be so misleading and appalingly boring. Personally, as an admirer of their early BEF/Heaven 17 work, I remember being particularly intrigued by this album (as well as "Music of Quality & Distinction" V/A LP), only to face the absolute bottom line of one such effort(less) feature. Ware and Marsh team up with the Arlene Phillips' dance troupe, hoping to re-gain, at least some of the mass public's interest in earlier HL material, helped along with the synth-pop hype - at the time fired up with Human League MK II massive success of "Dare!". However, while the idea behind such a concept is not at all bad, and could have delivered a far more intriguing set of early HL updates, "Geisha Boys & Temple Girls", from the performance perspective of a TV dance troupe of 1981 is a downright miss with very little (if anything) to offer. The vocals, whether male or female, are so flat, shallow and boringly generic - but it's not the only problem; Ware and Marsh here sound so stuck up their own arses, trying to prove how "real" their music can actually sound (not) when over-exploited and overblown, either synthetically or with real instruments added.Musically, this album couldn't have sounded more dated - and comparing Hot Gossip's versions of "Circus Of Death", "The Word Before Last" - even "I Don't Depend On You" - to the timeless (and of course, superior) originals, brings the impression of nothing short of a total self-parody. "Soul Warfare" and "Geisha Boys" themselves, needless to say, feature some of the original sounds borrowed straight off Heaven 17's "Penthouse & Pavement" album ("Soul Warfare" is actually a straight-forward karaoke version). But to show how horrible it can actually get, try and listen to the troupe's attempt at rendering Talking Heads' "Houses In Motion" - and you'll get just another reason worth nailing down this LP coffin deep into the ground and forget it ever existed for the inanity of it all.
Kazracage
This cover album has a great version of the Human League's "Circus Of Death" on here. The rest is just mediocre television grade pop.So pick it up for a quid or 2 but not more.