Blitz was a newspaper/magazine that was published in Portugal between 1984-2018 in paper format. In the first years it was published in newspaper format, then it moved to magazine format. Nowadays it exists in digital format.
First of all, Sade Adu was born in Nigeria in 1959.
However, 4 years later, his parents split up. Soon after, Sade Adu and his mother (Britannica) move to Colchester (England).
At the age of 17 he finishes his studies, graduating in fashion design. In this sense he begins to make his own creations.
Following this activity, she was invited to accompany the Spandau ballet to New York.
With some friends from school, Sade Adu forms a Latin funk band, Prime.
Later, and with some elements of the old band, she forms Sade. This is how the excellent first “Diamond Life” album in sophisticated Jazz shades emerges.
Siouxsie & The Banshees
This article contains a telephone interview with Siouxsie Sioux, and a brief biography of the Banshees.
First of all, the interview starts with the most recent mini-album, “The Thorn”. In this sense, Siouxsie tells that this album is a compilation of tracks played live but never recorded. Besides that, it was at the request of the fans of the band that this album happened.
Soon after, they talk about the next concert to be performed in Lisbon. They probably won’t play many tracks of “The Thorn” in that concert, because the Chandos Players who participated in the orchestral part of the recording were not included in the concert in Lisbon.
Next, Siouxsie talked about the continuity of The Creatures Project. This project, is a band formed by her and the banshees’ drummer, Budgie. This project happens in the dormant season of the Banshees. As a result, they already have 3 singles, 1 maxi-single and 1 LP.
The article continues with a brief history and discography of Siouxsie & The Banshees. In short, this band is formed in 1976, in the middle of a punk explosion. In the genesis, they had Sid Vicious, before playing bass with the Sex Pistols. Today, only Siouxsie Sioux and the bassist Steve Severin are left in the original band.
In 1984, the Siouxsie & The Banshees, already had numerous singles, maxis, mini-lp and 7LPs.
First of all, this article mentions that the REM (Rapid Eye Movement) appeared in 1980 and played at parties.
In 1981, they recorded the obscure single “Radio free Europe”, and entered the top 10 singles of the year in the New York Times and Village Voice.
Then, in 1982, they release the mini-album “Chronic town”. Like last year’s single, it’s also quoted in Village Voice.
Finally, the article mentions that the last album released in 1984 “Reckoning” is a masterpiece, and that REM has definitely become a cult band.