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REQ: Flip - Plague Of Hearts (The Mystery) (1984)

Discuss hard-to-find or out-of-print New Wave and '80s Alternative, and share a few songs along the way.
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REQ: Flip - Plague Of Hearts (The Mystery) (1984)

Postby xymox970 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 4:30 am

Just browsing on Youtube yesterday and found this episode of Crackerjack from 1984:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa2Zd1x-6Oc

A band called Touch performing Plague Of Hearts.

https://www.discogs.com/Touch-Plague-Of ... se/6339824

As soon as I heard it I remembered hearing a 12" version of the same song just recently and liking it immensely,
but surely it wasnt be the same band, was it ?

https://www.discogs.com/Flip-Plague-Of- ... se/1594996

By looking at this entry looks like its not, but it really is..... :D

Why would an artist release a 7" single by one name and then rename themselves differently to release a 12" version of the same track - in the same year ?
Just dont get it.....Could someone give a reasonable explanation ?

Anyway.....looking for the amazing 12" version of Plague Of Hearts - The Mystery with equally amazing b-side instrumental.....

Thanks!
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Re: REQ: Flip - Plague Of Hearts (The Mystery) (1984)

Postby Chuck50 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:21 pm

Here's some information on Flip/Touch from the MUSIC BLOG OF SALTYKA AND HIS FRIENDS.

http://saltyka.blogspot.com/2008/03/flip-flip-1986.html
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Re: REQ: Flip - Plague Of Hearts (The Mystery) (1984)

Postby Seona85 » Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:04 pm

Not unheard of. Crazy House re-released the excellent Burning Rain under the new band name 'Shrine of 8', and in fact renamed the song Perfect Crime.
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