Wednesday, November 14, 2007

LEGENDARY, FANTASTIC & IMAGINARY PLACES


Places that seem to exist only in our imagination or places with names that should be interpreted allegorically.


ACTION TOWN

Sunset Now-HEAVEN 17 (1984)


ATLANTIS

Atlantis-DONOVAN (1969)
Atlantis Is Calling (S.O.S. For Love)-MODERN TALKING (1986)
I Feel Better Than James Brown-WAS (NOT WAS) (1990 / lost city of Atlantis)


AVALON

Avalon-ROXY MUSIC (1982)
Avalon Of The Heart-VAN MORRISON (1990)


CELLOPHANE CITY

Cellophane City-STEVE FORBERT (1982)


EL DORADO

Drowning Man-THE HOLLOW MEN (1988)
El Dorado-WORKING WEEK (1989)


GHOST TOWN

Feel Good Inc-GORILLAZ (2005)
Ghost Town-POCO (1982)
Ghost Town-SPECIALS (1981)


HEARTBEAT CITY

Heartbeat City-THE CARS (1984)


LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE

The Land Of Make Believe-BUCKS FIZZ (1981)


LAND OF A MILLION FOOLS

Up On The Down Side-OCEAN COLOUR SCENE (2001)


LAND OF MILK & HONEY

Do It Again-STEELY DAN (1972)
Message-GRANDMASTER FLASH & THE FURIOUS 5 (1982)


LAND OF 1.000 DANCES

Land Of 1.000 Dances-WILSON PICKETT (1966)


NO MAN'S LAND

All Together Now-FARM (1990)
7 Seconds-NOMANSLAND (1996)


PARADISE

Paradise-PHOEBE CATES (1982)


PARADISE CITY

Paradise City-GUNS N' ROSES (1987 & 1989)


PROMISED LAND

Been to Canaan-CAROLE KING (1972 / we all need a Promised land)
King-UB40 (1980)
Love Like Blood-KILLING JOKE (1985 / We must dream of promised lands and fields)
Promised Land-JOE SMOOTH (1989), STYLE COUNCIL (1989)
Send Me An Angel-SCORPIONS (1991 / find the door to the Promised land)
Time Of The Season-ZOMBIES (1969 / to take you in the sun to promised lands)


SHANGRI-LA

Bernardine-PAT BOONE (1957 / just a little this side of Shangri-La)
LP Shangri-La-ANIMAL NIGHTLIFE (1985)


SIN CITY

Candybar Express-LOVE & MONEY (1986)


SUBURBIA

Suburbia-PET SHOP BOYS (1986)


WONDERLAND

Wonderland-PAUL YOUNG (1986), BETSY COOK (1991)


VARIOUS OTHERS

Funkytown-LIPPS, INC. (1980)
Heartland-THE THE (1986 / Utopia)
Justified & Ancient-KLF (1991 / Mu Mu Land)
Name & No-CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT (1989 / nowhere land)
Over The Rainbow-JUDY GARLAND (1939)
Planet Claire-B-52's (1979)
Sailing-CHRISTOPHER CROSS (1980 / It's not far to never never land)
Suffragette City-DAVID BOWIE (1972)

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