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#10471 - Mon, 27 Sep 2004 22:09:00 Kim Wilde Band
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Hi Warren!
Heard somewhere that you did a "stint" with the Kim Wilde Band in the late eighties? I have posted this link http://www.kimwilde.com/tv/1988.html
If you scroll down to "Telefon" and "Summer 1988 British Pop Machine"(left hand picure(s) is that indeed your good self behind the drumkit??
And have you still got the gold Treble Clef earring you used to wear?(as noticed in various publicity shots)as I thought it looked really cool <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" />
Kindest regards,
Rob.

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#10472 - Mon, 27 Sep 2004 23:48:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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I thought I could also see him playing keyboards in the "Dimanche Martin" and "Top Of The Pops" pictures! Could be wrong though. They're a bit blurry...

Mrs. X

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#10473 - Tue, 28 Sep 2004 01:08:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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I think this has already been mentioned on here sometime before, but then I have no idea which thread it would be in or when it would have been posted... frown

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#10474 - Wed, 29 Sep 2004 16:13:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Originally posted by PASSINGSTRANGER:
Hi Warren!
Heard somewhere that you did a "stint" with the Kim Wilde Band in the late eighties? I have posted this link http://www.kimwilde.com/tv/1988.html
If you scroll down to "Telefon" and "Summer 1988 British Pop Machine"(left hand picure(s) is that indeed your good self behind the drumkit??
And have you still got the gold Treble Clef earring you used to wear?(as noticed in various publicity shots)as I thought it looked really cool
Dear Rob,

Yes, I was guest drummer for Kim over the course of four or five months, but it was strictly miming for telly appearances. She was doing a lot of shows, mostly in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Holland. Essentially, they needed a bod behind the kit. It was good fun and I never had to worry about soundchecks!

I've examined some of the pics on this site via Photoshop. The 1988 Telethon pic (file #000029) is probably me. The July 27, 1988, Germany pic (file 000199) is probably me. The 1988 "La Une" shot (file #000024) is probably me. When I say probably, I'm not kidding because the quality of the pics is pretty rough and I can't say for sure. I expect it was, though, the time frame is correct. We did a lot of shows and they all blur together. Plus, I didn't really care where we where!

The Summer 1988 Pop Machine picture (file #000292) is definitely me. The "fountain" location is Leicester Square, London. It was an appearance for some morning show or whatever and a hoot to film... of all the million times I'd strolled through Leicester Square, I'd never imagined that one day I'd be sat there behind a kit bashing away to a pop song for Kim. Like I said, it was great fun. (... I believe I introduced the chaps to Jack... Jack Daniels.) nutjob

Best regards,

Warren

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#10475 - Wed, 29 Sep 2004 16:22:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Originally posted by Mrs. X:
I thought I could also see him playing keyboards in the "Dimanche Martin" and "Top Of The Pops" pictures! Could be wrong though. They're a bit blurry...
Mrs. X,

A bit blurry is right... er, no, it wasn't me, I never "played" keyboards for any of the shows. My union card at the time said Drummer. wink

Say hello to your hubby for me... haven't seen him for ages!

Regards,

Warren

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#10476 - Wed, 29 Sep 2004 19:41:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Warren....So you know Jacky Dee then do ya? confused2

He's a really good pal o'mine...mind you, sometimes when we meet up he makes me fall about & i end up making a complete arse of meself sad

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#10477 - Wed, 29 Sep 2004 21:51:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Thank you for your reply Warren. smile

Kindest regards, smile
Rob.

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#10478 - Wed, 29 Sep 2004 22:36:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Mrs. X,

A bit blurry is right... er, no, it wasn't me, I never "played" keyboards for any of the shows. My union card at the time said Drummer. wink


Oh alright. It's just that I knew you'd played other instruments than drums later on (e.g. in the Huw-Lloyd Langton Group). I wasn't sure if you'd done that earlier on or not. Thanks!

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Say hello to your hubby for me... haven't seen him for ages!

Regards,

Warren
I most certainly will, Warren! 20-something years is a long time, eh? I'm sure he'll be thrilled you remembered him. wink

Mrs. X

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#10479 - Thu, 30 Sep 2004 03:30:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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(... I believe I introduced the chaps to Jack... Jack Daniels.) nutjob

Best regards,

Warren
I was introduced to Jack once, and I didn't like him. :p I like my Black Russians but they have a way of making me forget things, apparently...

(To those who don't know: Black Russian = vodka and Kahlua (or I suppose any coffee liqueur will do), usually one ounce each in a liqueur glass, but that depends on how drunk you want to get and how quickly! Yummy though!) smile

Mrs. X

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#10480 - Sun, 10 Oct 2004 11:41:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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I always loved Kim Wilde. I was not much of a Debbie Gibson fan at all! Kim had a better look, in some of the pics, she could be mistaken for Deborah Harry, but that would be the Deborah Harry back in the early 70's.

Obviously, Kim has great taste to choose Warren Cann as a drummer even if he doesn't have to do a thing but look good! wink

Kim's music was much better than Debbie Gibsons. Kim's music is mentioned in Persopoleus, I think that is how you spell it. It's a book in cartoon format about an Iraqian girl who buys a tape from the black market, Kim Wilde's "We're the Kids in America..." and gets so into it, she and a group of other kids do their own punk rock type of thing. Her mother even makes her an outfit!

It's probably illeagle as all can be, but if they stay hidden, it's probably ok.

As far as my fave drink goes:

Best drink is my fiance's Aunt Judy's White Russians. I am not sure all what you do, but they are potent things.

Dave my fiance LOVES Crown Royal!

I bought VOX Vodka for New Year's Eve, and we still almost have a full bottle. Maybe we should give it to Aunt Judy so she can make White Russians all day long!

Never had Jack Daniels. Don't know why. <img border="0" alt="[Shake head]" title="" src="graemlins/shakehead.gif" />

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#10481 - Sun, 10 Oct 2004 19:26:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Originally posted by DJ K.A.L.I.:
Obviously, Kim has great taste to choose Warren Cann as a drummer even if he doesn't have to do a thing but look good! wink


That couldn't have been too difficult. laugh It doesn't take much effort for Warren to look good. wink

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I bought VOX Vodka for New Year's Eve, and we still almost have a full bottle. Maybe we should give it to Aunt Judy so she can make White Russians all day long!


Mmmmm...love those too! There's actually a vodka called "VOX?" Never seen it before! Would be good for an "Ultra" drink! laugh (Boo...hiss...)

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Never had Jack Daniels. Don't know why. <img border="0" alt="[Shake head]" title="" src="graemlins/shakehead.gif" />
You're not missing much. Trust me. smile Others may beg to differ though...but it's way too nasty for me!

Mrs. X

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#10482 - Mon, 11 Oct 2004 02:45:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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There's actually a vodka called "VOX?"
nervouslaugh laugh Me doesn't drink vodka, though I heard that Stoli is the best.

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#10483 - Mon, 11 Oct 2004 08:46:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Never had Jack Daniels. Don't know why. <img border="0" alt="[Shake head]" title="" src="graemlins/shakehead.gif" />
You're not missing much. Trust me. smile Others may beg to differ though...but it's way too nasty for me!

Shame on you, with Coke(cola) an extremely pleasant quaff.

I must add "The U-vox" to the tasting session. Nothing to do with the much maligned "pink thing". It consists of 1 measure of orange juice, 1 measure of pineapple juice and 2 measures of Mountgay Rum over ice. This was "invented" by the guys whilst recording Quartet in Monserrat and, I feel ,added to the positive vibe of said album.
"hic" Danny.

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#10484 - Mon, 11 Oct 2004 10:49:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Shame on you, with Coke(cola) an extremely pleasant quaff.


Really? I may try that if I'm brave. I just find it absolutely horrid straight up. icky

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I must add "The U-vox" to the tasting session. Nothing to do with the much maligned "pink thing". It consists of 1 measure of orange juice, 1 measure of pineapple juice and 2 measures of Mountgay Rum over ice. This was "invented" by the guys whilst recording Quartet in Monserrat and, I feel ,added to the positive vibe of said album.
"hic" Danny.
That actually sounds good! Now, if one couldn't find Mountgay Rum, could one substitute any sort of rum or which others might be good? smile

Mrs. X

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#10485 - Mon, 11 Oct 2004 14:03:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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<strong> </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">There's actually a vodka called "VOX?"
icky

Go to the store, and go into the Vodka section. (That is how it is in Cranberry Township. The Liquor store has everything pretty well findable.)

I was surprised to see it myself! It's pretty good. I forget where it is made. I don't have the bottle here at my house. It is at Dave's Trailer.

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#10486 - Mon, 11 Oct 2004 14:07:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Originally posted by Danny Mitchell:
I must add "The U-vox" to the tasting session. Nothing to do with the much maligned "pink thing". It consists of 1 measure of orange juice, 1 measure of pineapple juice and 2 measures of Mountgay Rum over ice. This was "invented" by the guys whilst recording Quartet in Monserrat and, I feel ,added to the positive vibe of said album.
"hic" Danny.
This I have to try! Sounds good! (Don't you love that tool bar thing, Send this Post to someone? Bet I can add this to my recipies in my Yahoo account!) smile -Don't see why not!

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#10487 - Mon, 11 Oct 2004 17:09:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Danny. Was the U-Vox the same as the UV Special? Thought it tasted a bit strange, always reckoned it was Jack in there, not rum!!! 'Hic' indeed!!!

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#10488 - Tue, 12 Oct 2004 07:10:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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With regard to Ultravox-related concoctions, I remember long ago reading in a magazine article/interview (?) a mixed drink that Billy Currie 'invented', called - if I remember correctly - a "Looneytune Limited". smile I believe he stated he'd just purchased a rather interesting vintage blender and wanted to try it out.

I ventured to my local pub and - having written down the ingredients for said drink (which were listed in the magazine article) - asked the barkeep to mix one up for me. Very tasty. Felt fine...until I got home. This concoction had a delayed reaction with a kick to it I'd never experienced before! I do not know if this mixed drink was an original creation of Mr. Currie's, but he certainly gave it a most appropriate name!

Permanently sober now -
Volglory

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#10489 - Tue, 12 Oct 2004 15:48:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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VG - would like a copy of that if you have the time. I feel we really must post the ingredients up on here! wink

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#10490 - Tue, 12 Oct 2004 17:24:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Wonder if all these drinkies are a variation on a theme, as the UV Special had a similar effect as the Looneytunes one VG!!!Think we should have a Cocktail Bar set up at the first Monument Gig, where we can all sample these UV related drinks! Maybe we could get Danny to play Barkeep for the night?! :p

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#10491 - Wed, 13 Oct 2004 06:27:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Originally posted by Sam:
Think we should have a Cocktail Bar set up at the first Monument Gig, where we can all sample these UV related drinks! Maybe we could get Danny to play Barkeep for the night?! :p
I'm polishing my shaker in anticipation. Dan the Barsteward.

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#10492 - Wed, 13 Oct 2004 07:08:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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VG - would like a copy of that if you have the time. I feel we really must post the ingredients up on here! wink
I would otherwise be more than happy to, Cerise, but unfortunately my UV magazine collection is in storage halfway across the country. Unfortunately I do not think I will be able to retrieve them for quite a while. frown

However, we do actually have Mr. Currie here now in our midst, so perhaps if he reads this thread he might be willing to provide the 'recipe'. wink

Sincerely -
Volglory

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#10493 - Sat, 30 Oct 2004 05:26:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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I'm polishing my shaker in anticipation. Dan the Barsteward.
Are you a smooth-talking barsteward? biglaugh

Well, people...being the connoisseur of drink that I can be at times (willing to try most anything at least once, and if I like it, repeat as necessary)...I am putting my faith, love, devotion, and trust in Ultravox and enjoying a "U-Vox." I managed to find some Mount Gay Rum at my local liquor shop. Cheers, all!! nutjob

Mrs. *hic* X

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#10494 - Sat, 30 Oct 2004 09:17:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Well, people...being the connoisseur of drink that I can be at times willing to try most anything at least once, and if I like it, repeat as necessary...
That's the spirit Mrs X,
now don't forget the ice.

Your friendly neighbourhood smooth talking barsteward, Danny.

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#10495 - Sat, 30 Oct 2004 11:28:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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That's the spirit Mrs X,
now don't forget the ice.

Your friendly neighbourhood smooth talking barsteward, Danny.
Did you really think I was going to drink that stuff NEAT?!?! (sans ice) lmao

Mrs. X (too much of a wuss for her own good!)

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#10496 - Fri, 12 Nov 2004 00:41:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Hi Warren!
Heard somewhere that you did a "stint" with the Kim Wilde Band in the late eighties? I have posted this link http://www.kimwilde.com/tv/1988.html
If you scroll down to "Telefon" and "Summer 1988 British Pop Machine"(left hand picure(s) is that indeed your good self behind the drumkit??
And have you still got the gold Treble Clef earring you used to wear?(as noticed in various publicity shots)as I thought it looked really cool <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" />
Kindest regards,
Rob.
Pffff - I'm a complete TONTA! I remember watching some music programme in 1986 and Kim Wilde was performing "Never Trust a Stranger" when I discovered the "drummer" with his very own and characteristic sitting pose... I taped the rest of it on VHS... to later on, out of a calculation error in my head, tape something else over it (if I remember well it was Bigas Luna's JAMÓN JAMóN).

Shame. banghead

So. I joined in today. Feels weird. And, of course, I am not meticulously informed about who is doing what these days, only that I read that CC is working as a counsellor (him, of all people?!?).

What about you Warren? And how are you etc.? You're not working as an A&R anymore, are you?

Kindest regards
Lava

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#10497 - Thu, 02 Dec 2004 18:13:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Wow - a thread involving Vodka and Ultravox. Works for me!

If there really is a vodka called "Vox", then it's worth noting that there's a premium Russian vodka called "Ultra". V. Pricey, but let's face it, which of us could put a price on being able to go to that bar and ask for and "Ultra, Vox and coke" nutjob

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#10498 - Sun, 05 Dec 2004 05:35:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Dear Lava,

The treble clef earring disappeared sometime or other and was replaced with a miniature enamelled crest of Bavaria. Then I just went for it and wore a Christmas tree ball. wink

To condense some of the previous posts' comments and questions...

It's not fair to Kim to say she looked like Debbie Harry. No dispect intended but after having been in the company of both, I can assure you that Kim looks waaaaay better than Ms. Harry! Beyond gorgeous. Way beyond.

I'm not sure if it was Billy that came up with the UV Special , though it may well have been. That was the name we casually gave the rum & juice drink that occurred when we found the Studio fridge was stocked with mostly pineapple juice, orange juice, and the island's rum of choice, Mount Gay. Now, the real UV Special - the one that proved too much for even us, was made with the local hootch. It may have been called Plastique, but I'm not definite on that. It was sold on a strictly locals-only/under-the-counter basis, but when we said we were from the studio the suspicious gentlemen relented and sold us some.

I took the first sip from the bottle and every bit of moisture in my mouth instantly evaporated. I can only imagine it was similar to lighter fluid or perhaps lacquer thinner, except not as smooth. Even toned down with mixer, it was a liver killer.

All the best!

Warren

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#10499 - Sun, 05 Dec 2004 07:36:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Have to agree with Warren about Kim Wilde, despite not having had the pleasure of meeting her. If you can see past the 80s hair and makeup of her early pictures then she is truly lovely. Also, if you see her now - she's on TV in the UK from time to time - she still looks good.

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#10500 - Mon, 20 Dec 2004 18:27:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Being responsible for the pictures over on kimwilde.com, I can tell you all that they will be improved in time. The pictures that are over there now were made a couple of years ago based on my own video collection, but since then I have gotten stacks of new tapes with better recordings of the same performances. It will take some time to plough through it all since I'm transferring the lot over to dvd now.
Interesting to read that it is actually Warren Cann in the band, I never knew this. Ultravox is one of my (other) childhood heroes and I've wandered over the cemetary in Vienna several times as a boy, since my parents always took me there for holidays anyway. I've always wondered why the grave of Schweighofer was on the sleeve of the single, does anyone know? Was it just because it's a strikingly beautiful grave or was there also another reason?

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#10501 - Mon, 20 Dec 2004 18:45:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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I've always wondered why the grave of Schweighofer was on the sleeve of the single, does anyone know? Was it just because it's a strikingly beautiful grave or was there also another reason?
Hi Marcel,

Part of the answer can be found in the interview Jonas Warstad made with Warren. I think it's the final chapter of that Interview (which incidently has not been finished!). During the self-financed video shoot of Vienna (later reimbursed by Chrysalis), the band upon arrival at Vienna realised that the city was undergoing major refurbishment. So part of the video had to be shot elsewhere. So the band decided to film at the cemetery and the rest in central London at Covent Garden, Kilburn Theatre and some house (Steve Strange's pad?)with the Blitz crowd. That photo was probably taken by chance. Don't know who took it. Possibly Chris or Warren. I've got to read this interview again.

Chris C wink

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#10502 - Tue, 21 Dec 2004 15:00:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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I've always wondered why the grave of Schweighofer was on the sleeve of the single, does anyone know? Was it just because it's a strikingly beautiful grave or was there also another reason?
The Vienna single sleeve was designed, and the single released, before the video was shot. The front cover photograph of Carl Schweighofer's grave was actually from the Time-Life Books series called, Great Cities, featuring Vienna, published in 1978. Given that the single sleeve was designed by Peter Saville and the band, it was most likely one, or a combination, of them that selected the photo. Obviously, when they flew to Vienna to shoot the video, there was the intention to film at the Zentralfriedhof and Schweighofer's grave, in order to link the video to the single.

Anton Corbijn was also there and took some great photos of the band at the grave, and there are other photos taken by the band members themselves (especially Midge Ure and Chris Cross).

I hope this helps to answer your question...

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#10503 - Thu, 12 Mar 2009 06:13:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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I remember reading somewhere years ago that the foggy scene on the intro to the video was shot on the piazza beside St. Paul's Church in Covent Garden.

They did indeed shoot some footage in Vienna itself but money ran low and forced them to come back to London. The stage bits with the ballerina were shot either at the theatre in Kilbun (The National?) or The London Coliseum which was/is the home of the English National Opera and is just down the road from Covent Garden, being just up from Trafalgar Square. Nash The Slash is in the Vienna video as well I think.

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#10504 - Sun, 05 Apr 2009 09:56:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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[b]I've always wondered why the grave of Schweighofer was on the sleeve of the single, does anyone know? Was it just because it's a strikingly beautiful grave or was there also another reason?
The Vienna single sleeve was designed, and the single released, before the video was shot. The front cover photograph of Carl Schweighofer's grave was actually from the Time-Life Books series called, Great Cities, featuring Vienna, published in 1978. Given that the single sleeve was designed by Peter Saville and the band, it was most likely one, or a combination, of them that selected the photo. Obviously, when they flew to Vienna to shoot the video, there was the intention to film at the Zentralfriedhof and Schweighofer's grave, in order to link the video to the single.
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Rodney is correct. We had the idea long beforehand. We had the book he mentions and we were on tour travelling through Texas when we saw that picture and knew it was the one... As I understand, Schweighofer was an instrument maker, a keyboard supplier to the stars of the day. Perfect serendipity.

Warren

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#10505 - Sun, 05 Apr 2009 13:51:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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The Schweighofer image / Vienna single cover is also probably the point where the later 'Vox start really investing in visual continuity of presentation: from single to video. (Although, let's not forget, Foxx-era Systems Of Romance releases visually tied album and singles together precisely, too....)

If you look at it now: RIE took things that step further and then the Quartet / Monument releases knocked it out of the park with the whole album / single / video / stage set design ethic. I remember that, when studying graphic design back in the early '80s, that was a really impressive example of a full-on musical corporate image.

Sitting here now, I was trying to think of some other contemporary bands that nailed that continuity to that degree, but can't find immediately think of any.

Anyone think of any others?

viking

PS: Many thanks for the posts Warren. Best wishes to you and the guys and looking forward to seeing you all (in my case) in about 2 weeks smile

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#10506 - Sun, 05 Apr 2009 17:48:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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PS: Many thanks for the posts Warren. Best wishes to you and the guys...
Here, here Cromlech... cool

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#10507 - Tue, 07 Apr 2009 18:15:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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They are re-releasing Kim´s two first album now with a few bonustracks. So our double-disc Ultravox up-gradings are well worth the money compared to Kim´s (but I will probably buy "Select". Lot´s of good songs there and a moody atmosphere.

Kind regards

//Björn

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#10508 - Fri, 24 Apr 2009 04:22:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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Loc: UK
As well as Ultravox I have been a big fan of Kim's, especially the earlier albums where I think she was a bit more raw, original and exciting. (Strangely, I prefer later Ultravox.)

I particularly liked the fact that Kim's music was primarily written and recorded by Marty, Rick and Kim and that the ARP Solina Strings featured so heavily on the earlier stuff. That's a great sound.

Many people wouldn't normally associate Kim Wilde with 'synth stuff' but I believe Rick had a lot of early input amongst the Solinas, Jupiters and Moogs. I think even Kim played a Minimoog on Teases And Dares on the best track 'Shangri-La'.

I love the first few albums in particular. I do remember Warren appearing on some show or other around the You Came period. He looked like he belonged behind the kit.

Great that the Kim albums are eventually being re-released although I must have the songs a good few times now. Hope they've been remastered!

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#10509 - Fri, 24 Apr 2009 18:38:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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What I like about really old threads cropping up again, is you can read things that you said yourself all that time ago (five years in this case).

I would have denied till I was blue in the face that I'd ever waxed lyrical about Kim Wilde but there it is!

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#10510 - Fri, 24 Apr 2009 18:56:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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We saw Kim a few years ago on the same "Here and Now" tour that Midge was in. She looked and sounded fabulous smile

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#10511 - Sun, 19 Dec 2010 21:52:00 Re: Kim Wilde Band
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I would like to bring back this thread as it seemed to reveal some interesting info about Warren's work with Kim Wilde but because of the quality of the pictures on my website back then it didn't reveal very much. The quality - and the website - has been improved, so it might be worth another shot at identifying his performances with Kim.

Please check out www.wilde-life.com/media (and perhaps more specifically, www.wilde-life.com/media/1988 ). If I could add Warren's name in the descriptions it will be good from a historical point of view. Identifying band members is very difficult for me, especially since my knowledge of that time is lacking. (In my defence, I was only 17 back then.)

Obligatory Ultravox content: I thoroughly enjoyed the Amsterdam show earlier this year and can't listen to the live double cd without seeing images of that night flashing by. Would have loved to chat but the Dutch organisation was, shall we say, less than helpful.

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