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    Poll: G'day there, Steve. Modern World: You can...

    G'day there, Steve.

    Modern World: You can imagine a 'pumped-up' version of the original.
    Lonely As A Lighthouse: Well, there's been quite a bit of debate over this considering those who have...
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    Poll: Re: 321

    Then like me, your favourite album would be Happy Landings 1997, if it had been released, other than the five-track EP (check out the Happy Landings and Lost Tracks Wikipedia page for full details)....
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    The original 'Happy Landings' album, as produced...

    The original 'Happy Landings' album, as produced by the late Martin Rex, was to be released late-1996. The tracklisting was:

    1. Modern World
    2. Two Different Views
    3. Going Without
    4. Freeman...
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    G'day, Steve, Thanks for your response ... can...

    G'day, Steve,

    Thanks for your response ... can I ask who you contacted? Adam, perhaps?

    Anyway, yes ... obviously the 1997 Happy Landings album wasn't 'completed' to the band's liking because...
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    Yeah, like the original studio 'rock' version of...

    Yeah, like the original studio 'rock' version of Life's What's Killing Me (weren't you asking about that at some stage, Steve?), which was also to be released on the 1997 version of Happy Landings.
    ...
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    I can confirm to you all with 100% certainty ......

    I can confirm to you all with 100% certainty ... Lonely As A Lighthouse was fully recorded and mixed in the studio with Stephen W. Tayler and Sadia in 1997 for the second incarnation of the Happy...
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    Re: Re: Missing Fixx Songs & More!

    Lonely As A Lighthouse was indeed recorded, during the Happy Landings sessions of 1997.

    Regards...
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    Hi Wayne and Peter: Sorry for being the odd one...

    Hi Wayne and Peter: Sorry for being the odd one out, but I could never get into Depeche Mode. I have got the two singles compilations and a copy of Ultra, plus one of the CD singles of It's No Good...
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    Wayne: is that you, Mr. Tuffy? Yes, I got...

    Wayne: is that you, Mr. Tuffy?

    Yes, I got Midge's autobiography (an autographed limited edition copy) and I concur, it is a very interesting story. It's an intriguing life that these rock 'n'...
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    Re: @ Fixxate: Welcome New Zealand

    Well, I'd like to claim the distinction of being the first Kiwi in here! I've been wandering through these pages since March 2002.

    G'day Peter, nice to see another 'local' in here, mate!
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    Hi Steve, how's things? Yes, I do have the...

    Hi Steve, how's things?

    Yes, I do have the U.S. release (are there others?) but as you'll be aware throughout the history of The Fixx, Cy has often sung varying lyric lines from those given with...
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    dejapete: Thank you for your reply... yes, I...

    dejapete: Thank you for your reply... yes, I agree, it does sound like "on the floor." Often when transcribing lyrics, what you 'hear' becomes fixated in your mind and it's not until someone else...
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    'Roger And Out' lyrics

    Can anyone confirm for me that these are, word for word, the actual lyrics to Roger And Out? Please suggest any corrections. Cheers...


    No more Roger, Roger and out
    No more Roger, Roger about...
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    Hi Steve, thanks for the release date... man,...

    Hi Steve,

    thanks for the release date... man, it's taken a while for this to come out, hasn't it? It's a bit like 'Happy Landings'/'Elemental'... now 'Hollywood Ending'/'Want That Life'...
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    'spacef'... my comment about Rupert and Billy was...

    'spacef'... my comment about Rupert and Billy was with regard to Sunburn's comment above...

    How many of the CDs have you actually got?

    Personally, after all their years of recording, I actually...
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    I remember watching the 'Stand Or Fall' video on...

    I remember watching the 'Stand Or Fall' video on Tv out here in 1982. Then I saw the 'Shuttered Room' album (the original U.K. tracklisting), and thought since Fixx had two x's like Foxx, as in John...
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    Hey, 'spacef', fancy seeing you in here!...

    Hey, 'spacef', fancy seeing you in here!
    'fixxdownunder'... good to see another Kiwi in here!

    I actually generated that entry on the Ultravox forum regarding The Fixx... I always thought the...
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    Hi folks... I received the remastered CDs of...

    Hi folks...

    I received the remastered CDs of 'Reach The Beach' and 'Phantoms' in the mail today (from Amazon.com).

    The 'Reach The Beach' remastering is superb, unfortunately I don't think the...
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    Martin: Would this have been recorded during the...

    Martin: Would this have been recorded during the original 'Happy Landings' sessions of 1996? I was under the impression that it didn't emerge until 1997? And while we're on the subject - what is...
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    re: 'Lonely As The Lighthouse' - as I understand...

    re: 'Lonely As The Lighthouse' - as I understand it, the band were not satisfied with their attempts at recording this track in the studio and so it was abandoned and hence didn't make it on to...
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    That's great news Cy! Have to ask though, is...

    That's great news Cy!

    Have to ask though, is 'Want That Life' 'connected' to 'Hollywood Ending' in the same way as 'Happy Landings'/'Elemental' or did you guys scrap everything and start again?
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    (irwin98): What you have is the promotional CD...

    (irwin98): What you have is the promotional CD release from July 1997 for the 'forthcoming' 'Happy Landings' album, which never eventuated of course.

    The Fixx had recorded the album originally in...
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    (irwin98): You're obviously not referring to the...

    (irwin98): You're obviously not referring to the 5-track EP CD release in July '97 then?

    What are the four tracks on your CD and what's the cover art like? Any other details you can provide would...
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    Poll: Well, just to be difficult... My favourite...

    Well, just to be difficult...

    My favourite Fixx album is 'Happy Landings' ('97)...
    ...had it been released!

    Having now heard the original 'Happy Landings' recordings ('Happy Landings And Lost...
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    Further to my original posting, I realise now...

    Further to my original posting, I realise now that the Nashville recording sessions of late '97 - early '98(?) resulted in the 'Elemental' versions of the tracks.

    What I'm after is the...
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