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M+M – "Only You" b/w "Watching the Boys Fall Down" (WAKE 18)

M+M – “Only You” b/w “Watching the Boys Fall Down” (WAKE 18)

“Only You” b/w “Watching the Boys Fall Down” Current/RCA Records WAKE 18 (Canada) Released in March or 1987 Produced by David Lord, Mark Gane and Martha Johnson Confession: I haven’t heard this on its 7″ recording format, unlike all the other singles I’ve written about in this series. But the time lengths on the labels...
M+M – "Someone Else's Shoes" b/w "Million Dollars" (WAKE 16)

M+M – “Someone Else’s Shoes” b/w “Million Dollars” (WAKE 16)

“Someone Else’s Shoes” b/w “Million Dollars” Current/RCA Records WAKE 16 (Canada) Released probably in winter 1986 Produced by David Lord, Mark Gane and Martha Johnson “Someone Else’s Shoes” is another pop-funk number featuring the Tinker Barfield/Yogi Horton rhythm section. Structurally it’s similar to “Song In My Head” — two chords with variation on the pre-chorus...
M+M – "Song In My Head" b/w "Riverine" (WAKE 14)

M+M – “Song In My Head” b/w “Riverine” (WAKE 14)

“Song In My Head” b/w “Riverine” Current/RCA Records WAKE 14 (Canada) Released in spring or summer 1986 Produced by David Lord, Mark Gane and Martha Johnson For their sixth album, M+M’s The World Is A Ball, Mark Gane and Martha Johnson brought in their widest array of musicians yet that included key contributors to their...
a place that is lost: the geographical visions of Martha and the Muffins

a place that is lost: the geographical visions of Martha and the Muffins

  I’ve been drawn instinctively toward the music, aesthetics and story of Martha and the Muffins since I heard their debut album some 30 years ago. In my teenage years I would have ranked their 1983 album Danseparc one of my desert island discs (I still might, come to think of it). My tastes evolved toward the...