Named after producer Radcliffe’s Blackwing Studios where the album was recorded, Upstairs at Eric’s was preceded by two top three UK singles , the ballad ” Only You ” and the more uptempo ” Don’t Go “. My boyfriend is obsessed with Vince Clarke and dreams of getting his portrait tattooed on his body. I didn’t really know what I was doing in the studio and Alison hadn’t much experience of being in a recording studio, so everything was new. Comparing the album with Clarke’s other debut with Depeche Mode the previous year, AllMusic said, “While Speak and Spell is, by far, the more consistent record, Upstairs at Eric’s is wholly more satisfying, beating the Depeche record on substance and ambition, and is light years ahead in emotion This page was last edited on 27 October , at I did think to myself that that was the end of my musical career and I’d need to get a proper job.
|Date Added:||13 August 2004|
|File Size:||15.18 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
English Choose a language for shopping. Archived from the original on 11 June It’s probably ‘Only You’ just because it was the first song that was ag and I remember the song coming together really easily. I think that’s how it turned out but it wasn’t how we planned it.
However, Upstairs At Eric’s was not only about soulful ballads.
Only You Only You. Info About The Quietus Facebook.
Please Yazoo upstairs at erics Version Vinyl Vinyl. Upstairs at Eric’s “. Comparing the album with Clarke’s other debut with Depeche Mode the previous year, AllMusic said, “While Speak and Spell is, by far, the more consistent record, Upstairs at Eric’s is wholly more satisfying, beating erixs Depeche record on substance and ambition, and is light years ahead in emotion I was fresh off the dole and I couldn’t believe you could charge that much for a photograph.
Their tunes are still as awesome sounding today as they were when they were released! If you love jazoo features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation.
That possibly influenced Daniel’s opinion. Too Pieces Too Pieces.
Bad Connection Vince Clarke. Part of the charm of that album is a naivety. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Views Read Edit View history.
Upstairs at Eric’s
There really wasn’t a profound upstaisr that was running through the recording. Every last one of us loved ‘Only You’ by Yazoo. Like its curious cover, Upstairs at Eric’s presents a fractured, well-lit, and paranoid urban landscape. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat There was no concept or theme running through the album; we were just messing about in the studio.
The Quietus | Features | Anniversary | Synthesizer Soul: Yazoo’s Upstairs At Eric’s 30 Years On
The North American version of the album subsequently substituted the remixed version yazoo upstairs at erics “Situation” for the UK album track “Tuesday”. I felt that the hi-tech furniture worked really well with the rough look of the room, and I put eircs cake—which was actually the top of my wedding cake—as a focus on the table. Read reviews that mention upstairs at eric alison moyet vince clarke new wave depeche mode winter kills bring your love goodbye yazoo upstairs at erics bad connection speak and spell human league vince clark andy bell ahead of its time midnight room highly recommended vocal performance electronic pop highly recommend still sounds.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Then, in the springtime, a single was released that comfortably straddled the great divide. Goodbye 70’s Alison Moyet. Then, in August ofthe pair released their debut album Upstairs At Eric’s ; a record that married a number of strikingly simple melodies to dark lyrics and Moyet’s extraordinary upstairx range.
On the 30th anniversary of Upstairs at Eric’s in Clarke told The Quietus that there had been no grand plan for the album’s creation: Vince Clarke Alison Moyet.
That’s what ‘Goodbye 70’s’ was all about, about how sour the whole thing became. The writing is divided almost equally between the two, and at their best each acts as an excellent foil to the other