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SHARE: The New Occupants (1982-1984 + unreleased rmst)

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SHARE: The New Occupants (1982-1984 + unreleased rmst)

Postby xymox970 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:05 pm

This is a very interesting discovery.

https://www.discogs.com/The-New-Occupan ... se/1101075

The first track I stumbled upon is Blue Light and I was instantly hooked.
Its not so much the song itself, but the way it actually sounds (production value) is absolutely amazing!

Here is remastered EPs + unreleased tracks.

The first EP is nothing special, but the second - Blue Light (actually just this track in two versions + radio edit) is the one that should have been given a proper worldwide release.

The remaining tracks are all unreleased, but there are a couple of gems there, especially Electric Angel & Walking The Earth Alone - these could have been classics if in the hands of a more prominent 80s artist.

Tracklist
1 I Want To Function With You 3:01
2 It's Time To Become Robots 3:23
3 Mechanical Rights 4:27
4 Interdigitation 6:32
5 Blue Light 5:08
6 Blue Light (Dance Remix) 5:37
7 Dark Day 3:46
8 Electric Angel 5:55
9 Code Blue 3:52
10 Allergic To The Sun 3:47
11 Walking The Earth Alone 4:09
12 Vertigo 4:00

Tracks 1 to 4 original versions appear on "The New Occupants EP" 12" 1982
Tracks 5 & 6 original versions appear on "Blue Light" 12" 1984
Tracks 7 to 12 previously unreleased.



Here the the upload in FLAC - track by track, because - for some strange reason, zippyshare keeps interrupting my connection whenever I try to upload bigger files ....

https://www51.zippyshare.com/v/HxZA821d/file.html

https://www26.zippyshare.com/v/txR7TaAK/file.html

https://www44.zippyshare.com/v/4n8m50AB/file.html

https://www9.zippyshare.com/v/motDVmF2/file.html

https://www120.zippyshare.com/v/Ib1fI165/file.html

https://www15.zippyshare.com/v/u7xGRe8P/file.html

https://www117.zippyshare.com/v/lzK1EAo0/file.html

https://www88.zippyshare.com/v/24EUo4LP/file.html

https://www9.zippyshare.com/v/0jjul39K/file.html

https://www21.zippyshare.com/v/KneeZsRq/file.html

https://www74.zippyshare.com/v/2DuQuGpT/file.html

https://www14.zippyshare.com/v/fi4kGHXG/file.html
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Re: SHARE: The New Occupants (1982-1984 + unreleased rmst)

Postby crichert » Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:51 pm

Electric Angel is a fantastic track!!
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Re: SHARE: The New Occupants (1982-1984 + unreleased rmst)

Postby Uvox » Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:55 am

thanks for this.
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Re: SHARE: The New Occupants (1982-1984 + unreleased rmst)

Postby rewind » Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:05 am

This actually is currently in print. The album is called "Remastered," available on all digital platforms.

Also, the band is still active: newoccupants.com
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Re: SHARE: The New Occupants (1982-1984 + unreleased rmst)

Postby xymox970 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:07 am

It didnt occur to me......I guess I didnt check.

Sorry about that.
I am going to take it offline......
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