Japan was an English new wave band that released five albums between 1978 and 1981. They formed in 1974 when brothers David Sylvian and Steve Jansen teamed with their school friend Mick Karn, whose fretless basslines dominate the band’s later releases. Musically, Japan’s output falls into three distinct phases: the subterranean buzz of their guitar-based […]

Sinéad O’Connor ‎– The Lion and the Cobra (1987)

The Lion and the Cobra is the debut album by Irish songwriter/vocalist Sinéad O’Connor, released in 1987 on Ensign/Chrysalis. Tracklist: A1. “Jackie” (2:29) A2. “Mandinka” (3:46) A3. “Jerusalem” (4:12) A4. “Just Like U Said It Would B” (4:27) A5. “Never Get Old” (4:35) B1. “Troy” (6:28) B2. “I Want Your (Hands on Me)” (4:38) B3. […]