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Parallel Lines

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Blondie Blondie


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Kate Nash - One way or another (live)


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Description: Until 1978, Blondie was perceived mostly as a '60s-referencing, British-Invasion-meets-girl-groups band. With veteran producer Mike Chapman at the helm for their third album, though, everything changed for this group bred from the New York punk scene. Honing in on Blondie's strongest points--Deborah Harry's come-hither vocals and Clem Burke's powerhouse drumming--Chapman helped recast the band to the power pop side of new wave, and with impressive results. Driven by the punk-meets-disco chart-topping hit, "Heart of Glass," and the herky-jerky "One Way or Another," as well as a muscular cover of the Nerves' &q ... (more)
Manufacturer: Capitol
Release date: 11 September 1978
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0724353359928 UPC: 724353359928
Tags: Pop (3), 1970's (3), New Wave (3), 1978 (3), Album (3), Usa (2), US (2), Punk (2), 1970s (2), American (2), Post Punk (2), Rock (2), New York (2), Blondie (1), Bought 2007 (1), (1)
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100 Greatest American Albums of All Time (100 music items)

"Downtown art-punk goes pop Blondie were too smart and sexy to be genuine punks, and their third album proved it. With pop chops, disco grooves and enough cooing harmonies to pass for low-rent Ronettes, the million-selling Parallel Lines transcended new wave, winning over Middle America. Standout tracks: “Hanging on the Telephone,” “Heart of Glass”"

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100 Memorable New Rock Hits Of The 70's & 80's (102 music items)

" Heart Of Glass (1978) Blondie __________ Song Or Video www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbnbMMCfyoc "

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The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women (150 music items)

"Emerging from New York's punk and new wave scenes in the mid-70's, Blondie released its third and most popular album, Parallel Lines, in 1978. At first it was met with skepticism by the band's label, as it contained some songs that were only half-finished upon entering the studio. Nonetheless, it went on to sell more than 20 million copies worldwide and catapulted the band into international superstardom. Parallel Lines saw Blondie pull from its varied influences, although the album as a whole w"

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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"A breakthrough fusion of pop, punk and disco that sent the masses scrambling for skinny ties. Standout track: “Sunday Girl”"

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Favorite Songs of All Time: 1978-1979 (148 music items)

""One Way or Another" Runners up: "Heart of Glass" "Hanging On The Telephone Line""

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2,000 Albums to Listen to Before Death... (2000 music items)

"PARALLEL LINES (1978) BLONDIE Review coming soon... FAV TRACKS: "Heart of Glass" "