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Russian Empire and the USSR: Victory Museum and...
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My name is Daria, I was born in Moscow and for the whole life I've been living, studying and working here. I've been communicating with the foreigners since the age of 14. I had graduated from a private English school located in Moscow that taught me to be interested in history, cultures and international communications. For the last years, I'm really interested in attracting tourists to visit and observe my hometown and to break the stereotypes of Russians drinking vodka and living with bears. Let me show you the real city, people and lifestyle of the most severe nations of the world (what other think of us). P.S That's a part of Russian humour :)

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CD Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction (2 ...
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Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction (2CD Deluxe Edition) Studio: Universal Music GmbH Label: Geffen VÖ-Datum: 29.06.2018 Anzahl der Discs: 2 Genre: Rock international Anzahl der Tracks: 30 Gesamtspieldauer: 127:21 min CD1 Track01 - 004:33 min - Welcome To The Jungle - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track02 - 003:23 min - It's So Easy - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track03 - 004:28 min - Nightrain - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track04 - 004:24 min - Out Ta Get Me - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track05 - 003:49 min - Mr. Brownstone - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track06 - 006:46 min - Paradise City - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track07 - 003:40 min - My Michelle - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track08 - 003:52 min - Think About You - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track09 - 005:56 min - Sweet Child O' Mine - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track010 - 003:17 min - You're Crazy - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track011 - 003:26 min - Anything Goes - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track012 - 006:13 min - Rocket Queen - Interpret: Guns N' Roses CD2 Track01 - 003:23 min - Reckless Life (Live) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track02 - 003:03 min - Nice boys (Live) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track03 - 003:43 min - Move To The City (Live) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track04 - 003:41 min - Mama Kin (Live / Edit) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track05 - 003:04 min - Shadow Of Your Love (Live) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track06 - 005:00 min - Welcome To The Jungle (1986 Sound City Session) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track07 - 004:50 min - Nightrain (1986 Sound City Session) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track08 - 004:01 min - Out Ta Get Me (1986 Sound City Session) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track09 - 005:34 min - Paradise City (1986 Sound City Session) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track010 - 004:21 min - My Michelle (1986 Sound City Session) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track011 - 003:06 min - Shadow Of Your Love - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track012 - 003:54 min - It's So Easy (Live At The Marquee Club, London / 1987) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track013 - 004:59 min - Knockin' On Heaven's Door (Live At The Marquee Club, London / 1987) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track014 - 004:06 min - Whole Lotta Rosie (Live At The Marquee Club, London / 1987) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track015 - 004:26 min - You're Crazy (Acoustic Version) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track016 - 005:56 min - Patience - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track017 - 003:13 min - Used To Love Her - Interpret: Guns N' Roses Track018 - 003:27 min - Move To The City (1988 Acoustic Version) - Interpret: Guns N' Roses

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CD Chris De Burgh - The Ultimate Collection (2 ...
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Chris De Burgh - The Ultimate Collection Studio: Universal Music GmbH Label: A & M Records VÖ-Datum: 24.11.2000 Anzahl der Discs: 2 Genre: Pop international Anzahl der Tracks: 38 Gesamtspieldauer: 154:38 min CD1 Track01 - 004:21 min - Sailing Away - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track02 - 003:34 min - A Woman's Heart - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track03 - 004:17 min - Fatal Hesitation - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track04 - 004:08 min - Missing You - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track05 - 004:16 min - The Lady In Red - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track06 - 004:30 min - Tender Hands - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track07 - 003:36 min - Separate Tables - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track08 - 004:24 min - I Want It, (And I Want It Now!) - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track09 - 004:12 min - Waiting For The Hurricane - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track010 - 004:31 min - One Word (Straight To The Heart) - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track011 - 003:45 min - This Is Love - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track012 - 003:59 min - The Head And The Heart - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track013 - 003:38 min - Nothing Ever Happens Around Here - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track014 - 004:37 min - Borderline - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track015 - 003:51 min - Talk To Me - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track016 - 003:48 min - So Beautiful - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track017 - 004:25 min - Carry Me (Like A Fire In Your Heart) - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track018 - 003:22 min - Blonde Hair, Blue Jeans - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track019 - 005:24 min - Say Goodbye To It All - Interpret: Chris de Burgh CD2 Track01 - 004:32 min - Where We Will Be Going - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track02 - 003:25 min - When I Think Of You - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track03 - 003:49 min - Don't Pay The Ferryman - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track04 - 003:29 min - Here Is Your Paradise - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track05 - 003:48 min - Ship To Shore - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track06 - 004:09 min - This Waiting Heart - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track07 - 004:05 min - Patricia The Stripper 2000 - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track08 - 003:55 min - Where Peaceful Waters Flow - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track09 - 004:27 min - The Simple Truth (A Child Is Born) - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track010 - 003:34 min - The Snows Of New York - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track011 - 004:26 min - High On Emotion - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track012 - 004:11 min - The Traveller - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track013 - 002:55 min - There's A New Star Up In Heaven Tonight - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track014 - 004:25 min - By My Side - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track015 - 005:03 min - A Spaceman Came Travelling - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track016 - 004:01 min - The Ecstasy Of Flight (I Love The Night) - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track017 - 003:31 min - Diamond In The Dark - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track018 - 004:25 min - Man On The Line - Interpret: Chris de Burgh Track019 - 003:50 min - The Getaway - Interpret: Chris de Burgh

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The Vaudeville songbook
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AFTER YOU'VE GONE|ALABAMY BOUND|APRIL SHOWERS|BALLIN' THE JACK|Bill Bailey won't you please come home|A BIRD IN A GILDED CAGE|THE BOWERY|CHINATOWN MY CHINATOWN|COHEN OWES ME NINETY SEVEN DOLLARS|THE CURSE OF AN ACHING HEART|THE DARKTOWN STRUTTERS' BALL|DO WHAT YOUR MOTHER DID|EVERYBODY'S DOIN' IT NOW|A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND|HARD HEARTED HANNAH (THE VAMP OF SAVANNAH)|HARRIGAN|HAS ANYBODY HERE SEEN KELLY|Hello Ma Baby|HOW 'YA GONNA KEEP 'EM DOWN ON THE FARM (AFTER THEY'VE SEEN PAREE)|I don't care|I JUST CAN'T MAKE MY EYES BEHAVE|I WANT A GIRL|I'D RATHER LOVE WHAT I CAN'T HVAE|I'M A LITTLE BLACKBIRD LOOKING FOR A BLUEBIRD|I'VE GOT RINGS ON MY FINGERS|IDA SWEET AS APPLE CIDER|IF YOU KNEW SUSIE (LIKE I KNOW SUSIE)|INKA DINKA DOO|JUST BECAUSE SHE MADE DEM GOO GOO EYES|LOVIN' SAM THE SHEIK OF ALABAM'|ME AND MY SHADOW|MY MAMMY|OH HOW I LAUGH WHEN I THINK HOW I CRIED ABOUT YOU|PLAY THAT BARBERSHOP CHORD|POOR BUTTERFLY|PUT YOUR ARMS AROUND ME HONEY|RAGTIME COWBOY JOE|ROCK A BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY|SECOND HAND ROSE|SNOOKEY OOKUMS|SOME OF THESE DAYS|STOP YER TICKLING JOCK|TA RA RA BOOM DER E|THAT INTERNATIONAL RAG|UNDER THE BAMBOO TREE|WAITING FOR THE ROBERT E LEE|'WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS|WHEN MY BABY SMILES AT ME|WHEN THE MIDNIGHT CHOO CHOO LEAVES FOR ALABAM'|YOU'D BE SURPRISED

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10cc in Concert
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10ccBiography (full version)Among the most inventive and influential bands in the history of popular music, 10cc are one of the very few acts to have achieved commercial, critical and creative success in equal measure. Testament to 10cc?s ongoing appeal, the band can count a generation straddling array of fellow artists, everyone from Chrissie Hynde to The Feeling?s Dan Gillespie and Axl Rose to Sophie Ellis Bextor, among their many millions of fans. I´m Not In Love, co-written by Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart, features prominently in the soundtrack to the 2014 blockbuster film Guardians of the Galaxy, which grossed $635 million in its first two months in US cinemas and spawned a No 1 album. Meanwhile, a key element of the soundtrack to 2010?s Facebook feature film The Social Network is Dreadlock Holiday, which is also the Sky Sports cricket reports theme in Australia.10cc has sold more than 30 million albums around the world and the band?s longevity is testament to their timeless songs, and reflecting Gouldman?s status as one of the world?s leading songwriters, he was inducted into America?s Songwriter?s Hall of Fame at a ceremony in New York in June. Previous inductees include Noel Coward, Burt Bacharach, Neil Sedaka, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, Elton John and Sting.The band continues to traverse the globe and play countries as disparate as Iceland and South Africa, Latvia and Japan, as well as across Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Canada and the US. Following a 26-date UK tour in October-November, early 2019 will see the band play three concerts in Japan, before touring Denmark, Sweden and Norway, followed by a 15-date major city UK tour and the band?s first concert in Moscow. 10cc returns to the UK?s prestigeous, 5,200-capacity Royal Albert Hall in London on 2 May 2019.Gouldman attributes 10cc?s lasting appeal to the quality and individuality of the band?s songs. ?They don?t seem to date; they are original, we never followed any trend we simple wrote for our own pleasure. The fact that the songs are being played as often on the radio today as they ever were shows how true that is,? he says. /210cc Biography (full version) - page 210cc ruled the pop world at a time ? the 1970s ? when the charts were dominated by some of the most creative and colourful artistes in pop history. Unlike David Bowie, Queen, Elton John or Rod Stewart ? all of whom they stood shoulder-to-shoulder with for a decade ? 10cc?s energies were not centred on image or celebrity-status, but on creating highly sophisticated rock masterworks with mainstream appeal. Early influences on the band included The Beatles and the Beach Boys, but their palate proved wide. Says Gouldman: ?For me it was people like Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Jimmy Webb, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly and the Everly Brothers. Eric [Stewart] was more rock ?n? roll, the blues and R&B; while Kevin [Godley] and Lol [Creme] were into more artistic and avant-garde acts including Jacques Brel. It?s what happened when we put all those things together that made 10cc.? The result was some of the greatest pop records of the 20th Century. From breakthrough hit Donna in 1972 to their final No 1, Dreadlock Holiday in 1978, via landmark releases including 1975 worldwide hit I?m Not In Love, 10cc stood for the kind of heightened pop sensibility achieved only by the very greatest music practitioners. As Rolling Stone magazine put it in 1975, ?There is more going on in one 10cc song than on the last ten Yes albums.?With hit song-writing credits with bands including the Yardbirds, Hollies and Herman?s Hermits under his belt, the early 1970s saw Gouldman and his compatriots reach new levels of creative endeavour. He spent time in New York writing for bubblegum kings Jerry Kazenetz and Jeff Katz., but fed up with being away from home, he returned to the UK to record the songs he had written Stateside with his friends at Strawberry Studios in Stockport. Back in Manchester, Stewart, Godley and Creme had also been busy, with Stewart testing a new four-track recorder that lead to the recording of Neanderthal Man, a track that went on to enjoy 14 weeks in the UK charts in 1970, peaking at No 2. The band was called Hotlegs and comprised Godley, Creme, Stewart, and briefly Gouldman.In1972 Gouldman?s manager Harvey Lisberg (later to become 10cc?s manager) met Neil Sedaka, who was playing a residency at Batley Variety Club in Yorkshire. Sedaka?s career was in decline and Lisberg suggested he worked with the guys at Strawberry. The result was Sedaka?s hit comeback album Solitaire, produced by Gouldman, Stewart, Godley and Creme, with Stewart acting as engineer.?We all learned so much from those sessions. Neil?s sheer professionalism, musicianship and song-writing were inspiring,? says Gouldman./310cc Biography (full version) - page 3 ?We?d done a few tracks and we needed a B-side for Waterfall [a Gouldman/Stewart composition]. There was a possibility that it would come out on the Apple label, which we were very excited about, because any connection with the Beatles was great,? says Gouldman. A Godley and Creme song, Donna, was chosen. ?We didn?t have a name for the band and weren?t bent on world domination or anything, but Donna made us sit up and notice ourselves, that we actually had something special.?And so 10cc was born, Donna became the A side and reached No 2 in the UK charts. Right from the start it was obvious they weren?t like other groups. All four could sing, were adept in the recording studio, and were seasoned musicians more interested in pleasing themselves than writing to a formula. Not long after Donna was released, Sedaka returned to Strawberry to record a second album, The Tra-La Days Are Over, with the same team, and his career took off again.10cc comprised essentially two song-writing camps, Gouldman and Stewart, plus Godley and Creme, although they would sometimes intermingle. ?Our principle was always the music,? says Gouldman, ?whatever?s best for the song. That means if I can sing better than you on it, that?s what happens. Or if Lol can play lead guitar better than you, he?ll do it. Consequently we had four singers in the band, four instrumentalists and four producers, plus Eric also engineered the sessions.?The other thing was whoever wrote the song, it kind of became the property of the four of us. You couldn?t say, ?That song is crap, I don?t want anything to do with it?. What you had to say was, ?I don?t like that part of the song, but I think we could make it better by doing this?. You always had to come up with something positive.??It was the combination of all four of us that made the difference, not only in the song-writing, but in the production values as well,? says Gouldman.Whether it?s the eight-minute pop opera Une Nuit a Paris, or the No.1 hit pop masterpiece I?m Not In Love, both from The Original Soundtrack (1975) album, no two 10cc records sound the same,?A very important element,? explains Gouldman, ?was we were completely self-contained. There wasn?t even a producer. If Eric was singing one of us would work the board. We used to just give the tracks straight to the record company.?Indeed, they didn?t even have a recognisable frontman. ?Eric was a very good-looking guy who took on the role quite often, and Lol was also brilliant out front. But you?d never know on the record who was playing guitar or even who was singing sometimes.?/410cc Biography (full version) - page 4The first time 10cc played live, at the Isle of Man Casino in 1973, they were taken aback at the response. ?We went onstage and girls started screaming! It was like, what the f**k is going on? We imagined ourselves as professors of pop who were going to give a lecture on pop music, but it wasn?t like that at all.?The critical plaudits also rolled in. Rolling Stone calling The Original Soundtrack, ?better than anything the Beach Boys have done of late?. The NME described I?m Not In Love as ?a John Lennon song with a Paul McCartney vocal?. In an age where critics spent an inordinate amount of time trying to identify the new Beatles, 10cc increasingly seemed to fit the bill.?Because we existed in our own world, we didn?t need anyone to tell us how good we were. We listened to the records and went, this is everything we want it to be and more.? Even after the astonishing success of I?m Not In Love, they refused to play the game and followed it up with the acidic Art For Art?s Sake ? and scored another Top 5 hit.?Art for art?s sake, money for God?s sake, was something my late father used to say to me, although he wasn?t cynical like that at all ? he was very artistic. But it?s such a lovely phrase. Eric had this riff and I just started singing that, and the song came.?The biggest surprise of all was the departure of Godley and Creme after their next album, How Dare You? ?It was horrible,? Gouldman confesses. ?It was an absolute disaster. Like getting a divorce.?Godley and Creme had become preoccupied with the Gizmotron ? from the word ?gizmo? ? a device they had invented which when applied could bring new sounds and textures out of an electric guitar. Obsessed with devising a showcase for it, they began recording a triple album together, Consequences.Says a reflective Gouldman now, ?Kev and I, who stayed quite close, have talked about this since and have decided what should have happened; he and Lol should have gone go off and done their thing for a year or so, then allowed 10cc to resume. ?But that?s just not how things were done in the ?70s. No one had a year off. Plus I think the record company were probably expecting another album, tours were booked and so on.?Instead, Gouldman and Stewart continued as 10cc and scored more notable successes with their next two albums, Deceptive Bends (1977) ? featuring their next worldwide hit single Things We Do For Love ? and Bloody Tourists (1978), which spawned another international hit, Dreadlock Holiday.?We were on a mission to prove ourselves,? says Gouldman, ?This wasn?t like a couple of guys leaving the band who just played their instruments. This was two of the producers going, two of the singers going, two of the songwriters going. So it was a real 50 percent gone.?Ultimately, the split took its toll and when Stewart was badly injured in a car crash in 1979, the writing was on the wall. /510cc Biography (full version) - page 5?It flattened me completely,? Stewart later recalled. ?I damaged my left ear and eye very badly. I couldn´t go near music. I couldn´t go near anything loud and I love music and motor-racing. I had to stay away from both things for a long time [and] the momentum of this big machine that we´d had rolling slowed and slowed and slowed. And on the music scene, the punk thing had come in a big way.?All four original members enjoyed very successful post-10cc careers. Godley and Creme continued as a partnership, recording their own hit records and becoming Grammy-winning video directors for acts including Ultravox, The Police, Duran Duran and Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Stewart collaborated on three Paul McCartney albums in the 1980s and continues to record sporadically as a solo artiste, his most recent collection being Viva La Difference in 2009.Meanwhile Gouldman spent the 1980s concentrating on recording soundtracks for films such as Farah Fawcett?s Sunburn and the American animation Animalympics. He also worked as a producer with The Ramones and Gilbert O?Sullivan. He then formed Wax with American songwriter Andrew ?Lonely Boy? Gold and had hits with Right Between The Eyes and Bridge To You Heart.There were two final Gouldman-Stewart directed 10cc albums in the ?90s, the first ... Meanwhile (1992), featured contributions from both Godley and Creme, while the last, Mirror Mirror (1995), despite featuring contributions from McCartney and Gold, was more a collection of Gouldman and Stewart solo songs. That same year, 10cc received a BMI citation for three million plays on US radio for I?m Not In Love (since risen to five million). This followed the BMI citation for two million plays (since risen to 3.5m) of Things We Do For Love,In 2002, the 30th anniversary of the band?s debut hit Donna, 10cc began to creep back into the national consciousness. With Gouldman fronting a new touring band, a 28-date UK tour was followed by a series of one-off events across Europe. The band have continued to regularly tour the world ever since. In 2006, Universal records released the TV-advertised, double CD 10cc: Greatest Hits ? And More, and the following year national newspaper the Mail On Sunday produced a special 10-track, cover-mount Best of 10cc Live CD, distributing more than 2.4 million copies throughout the UK and Ireland. The paper reported that sales rose by 232,000 on the day of publication.For the band?s 40th anniversary year in 2012, Universal Records released a new five-CD box set entitled Tenology, featuring 80 tracks chosen by the four original band members.A world tour took 10cc as far and wide as Iceland and Australia, and saw them play London?s Royal Albert Hall for the first time. The landmark concert saw Kevin Godley guest on several numbers including a capella version of Donna./610cc Biography (full version) - page 6After 50 concerts with 10cc that year, Gouldman decided to tour as an acoustic outfit, Heart Full of Songs, which included10cc?s Rick Fenn, Mick Wilson and Mike Stevens. Their set included hits Gouldman wrote for The Hollies, Herman?s Hermits, the Yardbirds and film soundtracks, along with material from his new solo album Love And Work.In 2013, 10cc joined Status Quo for a tour of UK arenas, including London?s 20,000-capacity The O2. In the years since, the band have toured in Australia, Ireland Japan, New Zealand across the UK and Europe and at London?s 60,000-capacity British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park.?Year on year we get busier and busier. It?s great, we love touring and playing together and we get on really well. The audiences these days are very gratifying. You get the people you would expect, who grew up with 10cc, but you also get young kids who know the songs too,? says Gouldman. With four decades of song-writing excellence and a crack band of musicians behind him Gouldman confidently promises, ?This is as near as you?re ever going to get to hearing the perfect 10cc. Hit after hit after hit. It?s relentless. We show no mercy.?The live band?s line-up is:Graham Gouldman-bass, guitars, vocalsRick Fenn - lead guitar, vocals, bass guitarPaul Burgess - drums, percussionIain Hornal - vocals, percussion, guitar, keyboardsKeith Hayman - keyboards, guitar, bass, vocalsPaul has worked with 10cc from the beginning and Rick joined the live band in the mid-?70s. 10cc ? Top UK Chart Positions I?m Not In Love 1Dreadlock Holiday 1Rubber Bullets 1Donna 2Art For Art?s Sake 5Good Morning Judge 5The Things We Do For Love 6I?m Mandy Fly Me 6Life Is A Minestrone 7The Dean And I 10The Wall Street Shuffle 10/710cc Biography (full version) - page 7Some additional information?10cc has sold more than 15 million albums in the UK.?10cc has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide?I?m Not In Love has been played over five million times on US radio.?YouTube videos of I?m Not In Love, both old and with the current band, have been viewed more that 30 million times overall. ?A YouTube video clip about the making of I?m Not In Love circulated the globe in late-2010, resulting in increased name-checks by bloggers and DJs.?Things We Do For Love has been played over 3.5 million times on US radio.?I?m Not In Love was part of the soundtrack of the 2004 film Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.?Dreadlock Holiday is featured on the soundtrack of the 2010 film The Social Network, about the founding of Facebook ?I?m Not In Love is lead track on the 2015 blockbuster Disney film Guardians of the Galaxy, which grossed $635 million in its first two months in US cinemas and spawned a No 1 album there.?Axl Rose of Guns N?Roses says of I?m Not In Love, ?that song messes with my life, man. It?s one of my favourite songs of all time.??In 1993, Will To Power hit the Top 10 in the UK with its version of I?m Not In Love. It has also been recorded by, among others, The Pretenders (for the film Indecent Proposal), Peggy Lee, Richie Havens, Fun Lovin? Criminals, and more recently Diana Krall and The Flaming Lips.

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10cc in Concert
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10ccBiography (full version)Among the most inventive and influential bands in the history of popular music, 10cc are one of the very few acts to have achieved commercial, critical and creative success in equal measure. Testament to 10cc?s ongoing appeal, the band can count a generation straddling array of fellow artists, everyone from Chrissie Hynde to The Feeling?s Dan Gillespie and Axl Rose to Sophie Ellis Bextor, among their many millions of fans. I´m Not In Love, co-written by Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart, features prominently in the soundtrack to the 2014 blockbuster film Guardians of the Galaxy, which grossed $635 million in its first two months in US cinemas and spawned a No 1 album. Meanwhile, a key element of the soundtrack to 2010?s Facebook feature film The Social Network is Dreadlock Holiday, which is also the Sky Sports cricket reports theme in Australia.10cc has sold more than 30 million albums around the world and the band?s longevity is testament to their timeless songs, and reflecting Gouldman?s status as one of the world?s leading songwriters, he was inducted into America?s Songwriter?s Hall of Fame at a ceremony in New York in June. Previous inductees include Noel Coward, Burt Bacharach, Neil Sedaka, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, Elton John and Sting.The band continues to traverse the globe and play countries as disparate as Iceland and South Africa, Latvia and Japan, as well as across Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Canada and the US. Following a 26-date UK tour in October-November, early 2019 will see the band play three concerts in Japan, before touring Denmark, Sweden and Norway, followed by a 15-date major city UK tour and the band?s first concert in Moscow. 10cc returns to the UK?s prestigeous, 5,200-capacity Royal Albert Hall in London on 2 May 2019.Gouldman attributes 10cc?s lasting appeal to the quality and individuality of the band?s songs. ?They don?t seem to date; they are original, we never followed any trend we simple wrote for our own pleasure. The fact that the songs are being played as often on the radio today as they ever were shows how true that is,? he says. /210cc Biography (full version) - page 210cc ruled the pop world at a time ? the 1970s ? when the charts were dominated by some of the most creative and colourful artistes in pop history. Unlike David Bowie, Queen, Elton John or Rod Stewart ? all of whom they stood shoulder-to-shoulder with for a decade ? 10cc?s energies were not centred on image or celebrity-status, but on creating highly sophisticated rock masterworks with mainstream appeal. Early influences on the band included The Beatles and the Beach Boys, but their palate proved wide. Says Gouldman: ?For me it was people like Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Jimmy Webb, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly and the Everly Brothers. Eric [Stewart] was more rock ?n? roll, the blues and R&B; while Kevin [Godley] and Lol [Creme] were into more artistic and avant-garde acts including Jacques Brel. It?s what happened when we put all those things together that made 10cc.? The result was some of the greatest pop records of the 20th Century. From breakthrough hit Donna in 1972 to their final No 1, Dreadlock Holiday in 1978, via landmark releases including 1975 worldwide hit I?m Not In Love, 10cc stood for the kind of heightened pop sensibility achieved only by the very greatest music practitioners. As Rolling Stone magazine put it in 1975, ?There is more going on in one 10cc song than on the last ten Yes albums.?With hit song-writing credits with bands including the Yardbirds, Hollies and Herman?s Hermits under his belt, the early 1970s saw Gouldman and his compatriots reach new levels of creative endeavour. He spent time in New York writing for bubblegum kings Jerry Kazenetz and Jeff Katz., but fed up with being away from home, he returned to the UK to record the songs he had written Stateside with his friends at Strawberry Studios in Stockport. Back in Manchester, Stewart, Godley and Creme had also been busy, with Stewart testing a new four-track recorder that lead to the recording of Neanderthal Man, a track that went on to enjoy 14 weeks in the UK charts in 1970, peaking at No 2. The band was called Hotlegs and comprised Godley, Creme, Stewart, and briefly Gouldman.In1972 Gouldman?s manager Harvey Lisberg (later to become 10cc?s manager) met Neil Sedaka, who was playing a residency at Batley Variety Club in Yorkshire. Sedaka?s career was in decline and Lisberg suggested he worked with the guys at Strawberry. The result was Sedaka?s hit comeback album Solitaire, produced by Gouldman, Stewart, Godley and Creme, with Stewart acting as engineer.?We all learned so much from those sessions. Neil?s sheer professionalism, musicianship and song-writing were inspiring,? says Gouldman./310cc Biography (full version) - page 3 ?We?d done a few tracks and we needed a B-side for Waterfall [a Gouldman/Stewart composition]. There was a possibility that it would come out on the Apple label, which we were very excited about, because any connection with the Beatles was great,? says Gouldman. A Godley and Creme song, Donna, was chosen. ?We didn?t have a name for the band and weren?t bent on world domination or anything, but Donna made us sit up and notice ourselves, that we actually had something special.?And so 10cc was born, Donna became the A side and reached No 2 in the UK charts. Right from the start it was obvious they weren?t like other groups. All four could sing, were adept in the recording studio, and were seasoned musicians more interested in pleasing themselves than writing to a formula. Not long after Donna was released, Sedaka returned to Strawberry to record a second album, The Tra-La Days Are Over, with the same team, and his career took off again.10cc comprised essentially two song-writing camps, Gouldman and Stewart, plus Godley and Creme, although they would sometimes intermingle. ?Our principle was always the music,? says Gouldman, ?whatever?s best for the song. That means if I can sing better than you on it, that?s what happens. Or if Lol can play lead guitar better than you, he?ll do it. Consequently we had four singers in the band, four instrumentalists and four producers, plus Eric also engineered the sessions.?The other thing was whoever wrote the song, it kind of became the property of the four of us. You couldn?t say, ?That song is crap, I don?t want anything to do with it?. What you had to say was, ?I don?t like that part of the song, but I think we could make it better by doing this?. You always had to come up with something positive.??It was the combination of all four of us that made the difference, not only in the song-writing, but in the production values as well,? says Gouldman.Whether it?s the eight-minute pop opera Une Nuit a Paris, or the No.1 hit pop masterpiece I?m Not In Love, both from The Original Soundtrack (1975) album, no two 10cc records sound the same,?A very important element,? explains Gouldman, ?was we were completely self-contained. There wasn?t even a producer. If Eric was singing one of us would work the board. We used to just give the tracks straight to the record company.?Indeed, they didn?t even have a recognisable frontman. ?Eric was a very good-looking guy who took on the role quite often, and Lol was also brilliant out front. But you?d never know on the record who was playing guitar or even who was singing sometimes.?/410cc Biography (full version) - page 4The first time 10cc played live, at the Isle of Man Casino in 1973, they were taken aback at the response. ?We went onstage and girls started screaming! It was like, what the f**k is going on? We imagined ourselves as professors of pop who were going to give a lecture on pop music, but it wasn?t like that at all.?The critical plaudits also rolled in. Rolling Stone calling The Original Soundtrack, ?better than anything the Beach Boys have done of late?. The NME described I?m Not In Love as ?a John Lennon song with a Paul McCartney vocal?. In an age where critics spent an inordinate amount of time trying to identify the new Beatles, 10cc increasingly seemed to fit the bill.?Because we existed in our own world, we didn?t need anyone to tell us how good we were. We listened to the records and went, this is everything we want it to be and more.? Even after the astonishing success of I?m Not In Love, they refused to play the game and followed it up with the acidic Art For Art?s Sake ? and scored another Top 5 hit.?Art for art?s sake, money for God?s sake, was something my late father used to say to me, although he wasn?t cynical like that at all ? he was very artistic. But it?s such a lovely phrase. Eric had this riff and I just started singing that, and the song came.?The biggest surprise of all was the departure of Godley and Creme after their next album, How Dare You? ?It was horrible,? Gouldman confesses. ?It was an absolute disaster. Like getting a divorce.?Godley and Creme had become preoccupied with the Gizmotron ? from the word ?gizmo? ? a device they had invented which when applied could bring new sounds and textures out of an electric guitar. Obsessed with devising a showcase for it, they began recording a triple album together, Consequences.Says a reflective Gouldman now, ?Kev and I, who stayed quite close, have talked about this since and have decided what should have happened; he and Lol should have gone go off and done their thing for a year or so, then allowed 10cc to resume. ?But that?s just not how things were done in the ?70s. No one had a year off. Plus I think the record company were probably expecting another album, tours were booked and so on.?Instead, Gouldman and Stewart continued as 10cc and scored more notable successes with their next two albums, Deceptive Bends (1977) ? featuring their next worldwide hit single Things We Do For Love ? and Bloody Tourists (1978), which spawned another international hit, Dreadlock Holiday.?We were on a mission to prove ourselves,? says Gouldman, ?This wasn?t like a couple of guys leaving the band who just played their instruments. This was two of the producers going, two of the singers going, two of the songwriters going. So it was a real 50 percent gone.?Ultimately, the split took its toll and when Stewart was badly injured in a car crash in 1979, the writing was on the wall. /510cc Biography (full version) - page 5?It flattened me completely,? Stewart later recalled. ?I damaged my left ear and eye very badly. I couldn´t go near music. I couldn´t go near anything loud and I love music and motor-racing. I had to stay away from both things for a long time [and] the momentum of this big machine that we´d had rolling slowed and slowed and slowed. And on the music scene, the punk thing had come in a big way.?All four original members enjoyed very successful post-10cc careers. Godley and Creme continued as a partnership, recording their own hit records and becoming Grammy-winning video directors for acts including Ultravox, The Police, Duran Duran and Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Stewart collaborated on three Paul McCartney albums in the 1980s and continues to record sporadically as a solo artiste, his most recent collection being Viva La Difference in 2009.Meanwhile Gouldman spent the 1980s concentrating on recording soundtracks for films such as Farah Fawcett?s Sunburn and the American animation Animalympics. He also worked as a producer with The Ramones and Gilbert O?Sullivan. He then formed Wax with American songwriter Andrew ?Lonely Boy? Gold and had hits with Right Between The Eyes and Bridge To You Heart.There were two final Gouldman-Stewart directed 10cc albums in the ?90s, the first ... Meanwhile (1992), featured contributions from both Godley and Creme, while the last, Mirror Mirror (1995), despite featuring contributions from McCartney and Gold, was more a collection of Gouldman and Stewart solo songs. That same year, 10cc received a BMI citation for three million plays on US radio for I?m Not In Love (since risen to five million). This followed the BMI citation for two million plays (since risen to 3.5m) of Things We Do For Love,In 2002, the 30th anniversary of the band?s debut hit Donna, 10cc began to creep back into the national consciousness. With Gouldman fronting a new touring band, a 28-date UK tour was followed by a series of one-off events across Europe. The band have continued to regularly tour the world ever since. In 2006, Universal records released the TV-advertised, double CD 10cc: Greatest Hits ? And More, and the following year national newspaper the Mail On Sunday produced a special 10-track, cover-mount Best of 10cc Live CD, distributing more than 2.4 million copies throughout the UK and Ireland. The paper reported that sales rose by 232,000 on the day of publication.For the band?s 40th anniversary year in 2012, Universal Records released a new five-CD box set entitled Tenology, featuring 80 tracks chosen by the four original band members.A world tour took 10cc as far and wide as Iceland and Australia, and saw them play London?s Royal Albert Hall for the first time. The landmark concert saw Kevin Godley guest on several numbers including a capella version of Donna./610cc Biography (full version) - page 6After 50 concerts with 10cc that year, Gouldman decided to tour as an acoustic outfit, Heart Full of Songs, which included10cc?s Rick Fenn, Mick Wilson and Mike Stevens. Their set included hits Gouldman wrote for The Hollies, Herman?s Hermits, the Yardbirds and film soundtracks, along with material from his new solo album Love And Work.In 2013, 10cc joined Status Quo for a tour of UK arenas, including London?s 20,000-capacity The O2. In the years since, the band have toured in Australia, Ireland Japan, New Zealand across the UK and Europe and at London?s 60,000-capacity British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park.?Year on year we get busier and busier. It?s great, we love touring and playing together and we get on really well. The audiences these days are very gratifying. You get the people you would expect, who grew up with 10cc, but you also get young kids who know the songs too,? says Gouldman. With four decades of song-writing excellence and a crack band of musicians behind him Gouldman confidently promises, ?This is as near as you?re ever going to get to hearing the perfect 10cc. Hit after hit after hit. It?s relentless. We show no mercy.?The live band?s line-up is:Graham Gouldman-bass, guitars, vocalsRick Fenn - lead guitar, vocals, bass guitarPaul Burgess - drums, percussionIain Hornal - vocals, percussion, guitar, keyboardsKeith Hayman - keyboards, guitar, bass, vocalsPaul has worked with 10cc from the beginning and Rick joined the live band in the mid-?70s. 10cc ? Top UK Chart Positions I?m Not In Love 1Dreadlock Holiday 1Rubber Bullets 1Donna 2Art For Art?s Sake 5Good Morning Judge 5The Things We Do For Love 6I?m Mandy Fly Me 6Life Is A Minestrone 7The Dean And I 10The Wall Street Shuffle 10/710cc Biography (full version) - page 7Some additional information?10cc has sold more than 15 million albums in the UK.?10cc has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide?I?m Not In Love has been played over five million times on US radio.?YouTube videos of I?m Not In Love, both old and with the current band, have been viewed more that 30 million times overall. ?A YouTube video clip about the making of I?m Not In Love circulated the globe in late-2010, resulting in increased name-checks by bloggers and DJs.?Things We Do For Love has been played over 3.5 million times on US radio.?I?m Not In Love was part of the soundtrack of the 2004 film Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.?Dreadlock Holiday is featured on the soundtrack of the 2010 film The Social Network, about the founding of Facebook ?I?m Not In Love is lead track on the 2015 blockbuster Disney film Guardians of the Galaxy, which grossed $635 million in its first two months in US cinemas and spawned a No 1 album there.?Axl Rose of Guns N?Roses says of I?m Not In Love, ?that song messes with my life, man. It?s one of my favourite songs of all time.??In 1993, Will To Power hit the Top 10 in the UK with its version of I?m Not In Love. It has also been recorded by, among others, The Pretenders (for the film Indecent Proposal), Peggy Lee, Richie Havens, Fun Lovin? Criminals, and more recently Diana Krall and The Flaming Lips.

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Stuck in the Middle Seat: The Five Phases to Be...
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PRAISE FOR STUCK IN THE MIDDLE SEAT "I wish Steve wrote this book twenty years ago before I embarked on my first start-up venture-a great resource full of practical and considered advice for anyone embarking on taking the leap. He's giving a fantastic head start in these pages." -Nathan Omodei, director and CEO, The Leisure Collective International, Australia "While the world was telling me how successful I was, Stephen has been there whispering in my ear, 'This is great and all, but you know you could do better.' Now, thankfully, he's written a book to help cut through the BS. In a world of ego, I think you will find Stephen to be a refreshing pause that will make you, just like he has for me, stop, pause, think, and be honest with yourself." -Wil Reynolds, founder, SEER Interactive "Born out of Steve's own hustle, brilliance, and failures, Stuck in the Middle Seat is an explosion of 'aha!' moments that will jump-start your entrepreneurial spirit and steer you clear of trip wires along the way, in a no-nonsense business perspective." -Gina Montana, wealth advisor "I'll forever remember a strategy planning map that Steve provided me when setting up my own business that I have passed onto every manager I have had since. Everything with Steve was simple-his questions, his solutions, his advice, his mission, and his goals. Steve's self-belief oozed from every pore, and we share a common disdain for wasting time and lack of focus." -David Thompson, CEO, Envision Pharma Group, UK

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PRAISE FOR STUCK IN THE MIDDLE SEAT "I wish Steve wrote this book twenty years ago before I embarked on my first start-up venture-a great resource full of practical and considered advice for anyone embarking on taking the leap. He's giving a fantastic head start in these pages." -Nathan Omodei, director and CEO, The Leisure Collective International, Australia "While the world was telling me how successful I was, Stephen has been there whispering in my ear, 'This is great and all, but you know you could do better.' Now, thankfully, he's written a book to help cut through the BS. In a world of ego, I think you will find Stephen to be a refreshing pause that will make you, just like he has for me, stop, pause, think, and be honest with yourself." -Wil Reynolds, founder, SEER Interactive "Born out of Steve's own hustle, brilliance, and failures, Stuck in the Middle Seat is an explosion of 'aha!' moments that will jump-start your entrepreneurial spirit and steer you clear of trip wires along the way, in a no-nonsense business perspective." -Gina Montana, wealth advisor "I'll forever remember a strategy planning map that Steve provided me when setting up my own business that I have passed onto every manager I have had since. Everything with Steve was simple-his questions, his solutions, his advice, his mission, and his goals. Steve's self-belief oozed from every pore, and we share a common disdain for wasting time and lack of focus." -David Thompson, CEO, Envision Pharma Group, UK

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Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 1
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Javier Mar¿ is the author of sixteen works in Spanish, which have been translated into forty-five languages including English. His translated English works are All Souls, A Heart So White, Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me, When I Was Mortal, Dark Back of Time, The Man of Feeling, Voyage Along the Horizon, Written Lives, the Your Face Tomorrow trilogy (Fever and Spear, Dance and Dream and Poison, Shadow and Farewell), Bad Nature, While the Women Are Sleeping, The Infatuations, Thus Bad Begins and, Venice, An Interior. Javier Mar¿ has received numerous literary prizes including the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Prix Formentor. He lives and works as a translator and columnist in Madrid.

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