BANGLES


"Manic Monday"


SHORT BIOGRAPHY:

The Bangles formed in 1981 in Los Angeles. Originally they called themselves the Colours, which was later changed to the Bangs, until finally the Bangles prior to the release of their first record. After several big hit-singles and 3 albums they split in 1990. In 2000 the Bangles reformed and have so far released one more album on Liberty Records.
Band Members:

Susanna Hoffs: Born 1962, vocals and guitar. Hoffs is the front figur and lead singer of the band, which has caused some jealousy over the years. Hoffs was the co-writer of their classic "Eternal Flame", and was alos the writer of several album tracks.

Vicki Peterson: Born 1958, lead-guitar and vocals. Vicki has been the most productive songwriter of the band.

Debbi Peterson: Born 1961, drums, vocals . Debbi has also been involved with the writing of several Bangles songs.

Annette Zilinskas: Born 19--, bass and vocals. Zilinskas had left the band ( for Blood on the Saddle ) with the release of the bebut album in 1984 .

Michael Steele: Born 1954, Bass and vocals. Replaced Zilinskas. Steele had formerly been a member of the Runaways



Discography:


1. All Over The Place - CBS 1984

Tracks:
1. Hero Takes a Fall / 2. Live / 3. James / 4. All About You / 5. Dover Beach / 6. Tell Me / 7. Restless / 8. Going Down to Liverpool / 9. He's Got a Secret / 10. Silent Treatment /11. More Than Meets the Eye
Rating : 6


2. Different Light - CBS 1985

Tracks:
1. Manic Monday / 2. In A Different Light / 3. Walking Down Your Street / 4. Walk Like An Egyptian / 5. Standing In The Hallway / 6. Return Post / 7. If She Knew What She Wants / 8. Let It Go / 9. September Gurls / 10. Angels Don't Fall In Love / 11. Following / 12. Not Like You
Rating : 7


3. Everythings - CBS 1987

Tracks:
1. In Your Room / 2. Complicated Girl / 3. Bell Jar / 4. Something to Believe In / 5. Eternal Flame / 6. Be With You / 7. Glitter Years / 8. I'll Set You Free / 9. Watching the Sky / 10. Some Dreams Come True / 11. Make a Play for Her Now / 12. Waiting for You / 13. Crash and Burn
Rating : 6


4. Doll Revolution - Koch 2003

Tracks:
1. Tear Off Your Own Head (it's a doll revolution) / 2. Stealing Rosemary / 3. Something That You Said / 4. Ask Me No Questions / 5. The Rain Song / 6. Nickel Romeo / 7. Ride the Ride / 8. I Will Take Care Of You / 9. Here Right Now / 10. Single By Choice / 11. Lost At Sea / 12. Song for a Good Son / 13. Mixed Messages / 14. Between The Two / 15. Grateful
Rating :


5. Sweetheart of the Sun - Koch 2011

Tracks:
1. Anna Lee / 2. Under a Cloud / 3.Ball N Chain / 4. I'll Never Be Through With You / 5. Mesmerized / 6. Circles in the Sky / 7. Sweet and Tender Romance / 8. Lay Yourself Down / 9. One of Two / 10. What a Life / 11. Through Your Eyes / 12. Open My Eyes  
Rating :


Essential Albums!

Original albums as listed and rated on “Rate Your Music” - December 25 - 2005

62 All Over the Place - 1984
124 Different Light - 1986
278 Everything - 1989
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December 25 - "rateyourmusic.com"

My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. Eternal Flame ( Hoffs/Steinberg/Kelly) Everything
2. James ( V. Peterson ) All Over The Place
3. Manic Monday ( Christpher) Different Light
4. September Gurls ( Chilton) Everything
5. Going Down To Liverpool ( Rew ) Different Light
6. Live ( Rhodes ) All Over The Place
7. Dover Beach ( Hoffs/V. Peterson) All Over The Place
8. In a Different Light ( Hoffs/V. Peterson) All Over The Place
9. Walk Like an Egyptian ( Sternberg ) Different Light
10. Hero Takes a Fall ( Hoffs/V. Peterson) ) All Over The Place
11. If She Knew What She Wants ( Shear ) Different Light
12. Crash and Burn ( V.Peterson/R. Sweet) ) Everything
13. Not Like You ( Hoffs/V.Peterson/Kahne)) Different Light
14. Complicated Girl ( Steele/White ) Everything
15. Something To Believe In ( HoffsWhite/Lowen/Navarro) Everything
16. Waiting For You ( Hoffs/Steinberg/Kelly) Everything
17. I´ll Set You Free ( Hoffs/Lowen/Navarro) Everything
18. He´s Got a Secret ( V. Peterson ) All Over The Place
19. In Your Room ( Hoffs/Steinberg/Kelly) Everything
20. Be With You ( D. Peterson/Igleheart) Everything
21. Make a Play For Her Now ( V. Peterson/V. Vincent) Everything
22. A Hazy Shade of Winter ( Simon) Greatest Hits
23. Following ( Steele) Different Light

Lyrics and Chords

LINKS:

The Official Bangles

The Complete Bangles


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