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Blow Monkeys

Best known in the U.K. and U.S. for their 1986 Top 20 hit "Digging Your Scene" and for their cover of Lesley Gore's "You Don't Own Me" from the multi-platinum soundtrack for 1987's Dirty Dancing, British sophisti-pop quartet the Blow Monkeys were formed in 1981 with singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist Dr. Robert (born Bruce Robert Howard), saxophonist Neville Henry, bassist Mick Anker, and drummer Tony Kiley. On the strength of seductive live performances, the band was signed to RCA for its debut, 1984's Limping for a Generation, which was followed by the EP Forbidden Fruit in 1985. The group's commercial breakthrough came with 1986's Animal Magic, which featured the hit single "Digging Your Scene" and reached the Top 40 on the U.K. and U.S. album charts. Their next two albums, 1987's She Was Only a Grocer's Daughter and 1989's Whoops! There Goes the Neighbourhood, failed to maintain their success in the U.S. but charted in the U.K.'s Top 20 and Top 50, respectively. Choices: The Singles Collection was also released in 1989 and hit number five at home. In 1990 their fifth LP, Springtime for the World, had a disappointing reception, and the band split, with Dr. Robert pursuing a solo career that included collaborations with Paul Weller and Beth Orton in the '90s. In 2007, the Blow Monkeys reunited with their original lineup intact and released Devil's Tavern in 2008. Still a sultry live band, they recorded Travelin' Souls: Live! at the Legendary 100 Club in 2009 for a 2010 CD/DVD package. While Dr. Robert continued to release solo material, they issued studio albums Staring at the Sea in 2011, Feels Like a New Morning in 2013, and If Not Now, When? in 2015 with a part-rock, part-swing sound reminiscent of their '80s days without seeming to imitate it. ~ Marcy Donelson, Rovi
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Selected Discography

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Track List: If Not Now, When?

1. OK! Have It Your Way

2. The Sound of Your Laughter

3. All That Glitters

4. Think Again

5. The Guessing Game

6. Sun Is In the Sky

7. Stay Now

8. Shadow Boxing

9. If Not Now, When?

10. Lions of Charing Cross

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Track List: Ok ! Have It Your Way

1. OK! Have It Your Way

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Track List: Chained

1. Chained (Youth Mix)

2. Said Too Much (Wild & Devious Mix)

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Track List: Shake It Off

1. Shake It Off (Radio Mix)

2. Shake It Off (Bump Mix)

3. Shake It Off (Heat Of The Night Remix)

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Track List: Feels Like A New Morning EP

1. Feels Like A New Morning (Radio Edit)

2. Oh My (Remix)

3. Feels Like A New Morning (Demo)

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Track List: Feels Like A New Morning

Disc 1

1. Oh My

2. Feels Like A New Morning

3. Cover Me

4. Chained

5. Said Too Much

6. Icarus In Flames

7. Thats Not Right

8. In No Time At All

9. Shake It Up

10. Hold Everything Dear

Disc 2
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Track List: Oh My

1. Oh My

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Track List: Staring At The Sea

1. Steppin' Down

2. Hanging On The Hurt (Let It Go Now)

3. The Killing Breeze

4. Seventh Day

5. Staring At The Sea

6. What It Takes

7. Prayin' For Rain

8. One Of Us Is Lying

9. Face In The Rock

10. All Blown Down

11. A Lasting Joy

12. When We Fall Out Of Love

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Track List: Travelin' Souls: Live! At The Legendary 100 Club

Disc 1

1. The World Can Wait

2. A Momentary Fall

3. Springtime For The World

4. I Don't Mind

5. We Can Win

6. I Backed A Winner In You

7. Travelin' Soul

8. Wait

9. Slaves No More

10. Bullet Train

11. On The Breach

12. Heaven Is A Place

13. It Doesn't Have To Be This Way

14. Choice?

15. Digging Your Stone

Disc 2
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Track List: Atomic Lullabies - Very Best Of The Blow Monkeys

Disc 1

1. Atomic Lullaby

2. He's Shedding Skin

3. Wildflower

4. Forbidden Fruit

5. Digging Your Scene

6. Wicked Ways

7. Heaven Is A Place

8. It Doesn't Have To Be This Way

9. Out With Her

10. Celebrate (The Day After You) (feat. Curtis Mayfield)

11. Wait (Robert Howard and Kym Mazelle)

12. This Is Your Life

13. Choice? (feat. Sylvia Tella)

14. Slaves No More

15. Springtime For The World

16. La Passionara

Disc 2

1. I'm So Glad

2. The Higher Ground

3. Rub-a-dub Shanka

4. Resurrection Love

5. Slither

6. My Twisty Jewel

7. Kill The Pig

8. It's Not Unusual (live)

9. My America

10. The Optimist

11. I Backed A Winner In You

12. Walking The Bluebeat

13. Beautiful Child (feat. Curtis Mayfield)

14. This Day Today

15. The Love Of Which I Dare Not Speak

16. The Other Side Of You

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Track List: Choices, The Single Collection

1. Wait (feat. Kym Mazelle)

2. Choice? (feat. Sylvia Tella)

3. Slaves No More

4. Celebrate (The Day After You) (feat. Curtis Mayfield)

5. Wicked Ways

6. Digging Your Scene

7. It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

8. Out With Her

9. This Is Your Life

10. It Pays to Belong

13. Man from Russia

14. Atomic Lullaby

15. Wildflower

16. Forbidden Fruit

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Track List: Whoops! There Goes The Neighbourhood

1. This Is Your Life

2. Wait (Feat. Kym Mazelle)

3. No Woman Is An Island

4. It Pays To Belong

5. Mercy, Pity, Peace & Love

6. Squaresville

7. Come On Down

8. Sweet Talking Rapist At Home

9. Bombed Into The Stoneage

10. Let's Emigrate

11. The Love Of Which I Dare Not Speak

12. This Is Your Life ('88 Remix)

13. Squaresville (Longer)

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Track List: She Was Only A Grocer's Daughter

1. It Doesn't Have To Be This Way

2. Some Kind Of Wonderful

3. Out With Her

4. How Long Can A Bad Thing Last

5. Man At The End Of His Tether

6. Rise Above

7. The Day After You

8. Checking Out

9. Don't Give Up

10. Cash

11. Beautiful Child

12. It Doesn't Have To Be This Way (Long)

13. (Celebrate) The Day After You (Unity Mix)

14. The Smile On Her Face (Sweet Murder)

15. The Grantham Grizzler

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Track List: Animal Magic

1. Digging Your Scene

2. Animal Magic

3. Wicked Ways

4. Sweet Murder

5. Aeroplane City Lovesong

6. Walking The Bluebeat

7. I Nearly Died Laughing

8. Don't Be Scared Of Me

9. Burn The Rich

10. I Backed A Winner (In You)

11. Forbidden Fruit

12. Heaven Is A Place I'm Moving To

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