I've figured out his lyrics!
  EDITOR:   JIM C. CONNELLY
CONTRIBUTORS:   REV. KIRK, BOY WONDER, TIM G., JAY DJ, BILL BERRY, CHIP KINMAN, ALMOST BEING HOMELESS, JELLO B., ANDY KAUFMAN AND LUCIA
THANKS:   MICHAEL STIPE, PETER BUCK, MIKE MILLS, STAR PALACE, RANK AND FILE, MRS. DESOTO, R.E.M., KASSIA, "?", STEPH THE K, STEPH AND SLUT AT TOWER RECORDS, TOWER BLUES '84, TOWER VIDEO, R.E.M., JOOLS HOLLAND, FRAN, GUINDON, SNAWKY, DREAM SYNDICATE, ROB, ANGRY YOUNG LEE ABRAMS, THE HOUSE, PELL MELL, DEBBIE, THE ALARM, R.E.M., LAURA, AMELIA, MODERN ENGLISH, MR. SPOCK, VALLEY HARDCORE, SUMMER VACATION, EVER CHANGING MOOD METERS, DEAD KENNEDYS, SLAM, "ROSALITA," XTC VIDEOS, JAM VIDEOS, LARRY R., R.E.M., UNTOUCHABLES, THE GIANT BACKWARDS "S" ON CAMPUS, GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE, WILDMAN RAP, ALL OF THE GREAT RECENT ALBUMS, AND EVERYBODY WHO WAITED AND ASKED ABOUT THE D.A.D.                  R.E.M.
NO THANKS:  J.L.H. AND DK'S ON SAME NIGHT, DEL MONTE PINES, SHERIFFS BUSTING THE DEAD KENNEDYS SHOW, AND WHOMEVER STOLE LUCIA'S PURSE
WHAT GOES ON PART III
New Executive Staff from July 1984-June 85
Station Manager - Demi Desoto
Program Director - Tim Gaskill
Music Director - Kirk Biglione
Community Relations Directior - Jim Connelly
News Director - Walter C. Scott
Sports Director - Anthony D'addato
Co-Development Directors - Pete Acuna and Michelle Heiman

New Jocks: Mr. Mike, Jeff Beihan, Sister Cindy, Kelly McCarr, Marsella Martinez, and returning Too Hip Chip, Jerry A. and John Richardson.
Goodbye (for awhile or forever): Smitty, Sydney, Captain Midnight, Alan A., Joe Rockhead, Randy Reed and Kelly McCarr.

SO LET DOWN

Psychedelic Furs - Mirror Moves   (Columbia)
     Something's gone wrong here, actually, a few things have gone wrong . . . too many to mention here. But here's a short analysis of the selling of the Furs.
     The first two Furs' LPs were glorious works of droning dissonance with wild sax that challenged Richard Butler's raspy voice for the spotlight. He was the perfect cross between the young Bowie and J. Lydon, and snarled cynical lyrics aimed at a safe society. At the time, "stupid" was his favorite word.
     Forever Now saw the Furs moving into slightly more commercial territory. Brilliant sax man Duncan Kilburn had been sacked and replaced by session musicians. Still, the basic Furs sound remained and Forever Now was at least likable.
     Now comes Mirror Moves, and gone is everything that was ever right about the Furs. Everything! It's all been smoothed out by Flashdance producer Keith Forsey. Dissonance has been replaced with simplistic synth melodies and Butler's voice has been tamed to the point where he almost sounds normal. And his favorite word now appears to be "love." (Listen to the chorus of the wretched "Ghost in You.") Nearly every song has a dance beat and expect tons of videos and the name change to Richard Butler and the Furs. Look for Richard Butler solo albums and maybe even a surprise collaboration with the members of Duran Duran. Of course, MTV will be there to faithfully report it all, because more than anything else, this is music made for MTV. Well, I'm not watching as long as I have two great Furs albums and one good one to listen to.
Stand-out Cuts: "Alice's House" comes close.

-- Rev. Kirk Biglione
Overheard at Tower Records: "Do you have Don Ho on Eight-track?????"
Volume 1 Number 13      R.E.M.R.E.M.R.E.M.R.E.M.R.E.M.  Sometime Mid-June 1984
Quote: "I had to look at the door of your car to see if you lived here."



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