Mystery Walk album gave M + M/Martha and the Muffins their biggest hit in years with "Black Stations/White Stations". Songs from the Tree House won a 1996 Juno Award for best children's album. Both albums featured bonus tracks.
Martha And The Muffins - Mystery Walk (1984). Martha And The Muffins. Songs in album Martha And The Muffins - Mystery Walk (1984). 1. Black Stations-White Stations.
This is the first CD issue of these two classic albums by the brilliant Canadian band, Martha and the Muffins, who briefly changed their name to M+M for two albums, one of which was Mystery Walk. Both of these albums are classic examples of experimental pop music from the 1980s. It's all here, layered sounds, enigmatic lyrics, and wonderful dance beats (included in this package is their dance hit "Black Stations/White Stations").
In 1983, Martha and the Muffins principals Martha Johnson and Mark Gane returned to the studio for a third time with Daniel Lanois to start recording what would become the ‘Mystery Walk’ album. Originally released in 1984 under the abbreviation ‘M+M’, the first single, ‘Black Stations/White Stations’, with its Brecker Bros. fueled horn riff, became a dance hit in the . attracting a lot of attention for openly challenging mainstream radio stations to break down the playlist formats that divided black stations from white stations
Martha and the Muffins (or M+M as they were calling themselves by the time they released Mystery Walk) were one of Canada's strongest contributions to the category of '80s new wave music.
8 Martha and the Muffins songs for International Women's Day: 'Women Around The World At Work' 'Song In My Head' 'Love Began With Eve' 'Several Styl. es Of Blonde Girls Dancing' 'Mess' 'Paint By Number Heart' 'Watching The Boys Fall Down' 'No Man's Land' (Martha Johnson). 1 March ·. Today marks the 35th anniversary of MatM's 4th album release, 'DANSEPARC' on indie label Current Records. 23 December 2017 ·. attracting a lot of attention for openly challenging mainstream radio stations to break down the playlist formats that divided black stations from white stations the kind of thing we could use more of today. Mark Rheaume, CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, December 2, 2014.
|1||Danseparc (Every Day It's Tomorrow)||3:18|
|3||World Without Borders||3:05|
|4||Walking Into Walls||2:56|
|5||Sins Of Children||5:35|
|6||Several Styles Of Blonde Girls Dancing||5:50|
|7||Boys In The Bushes||4:42|
|8||What People Do For Fun||4:00|
|9||Whatever Happened To Radio Valve Road?||2:51|
|10||Black Stations / White Stations||5:06|
|11||Cooling The Medium||3:40|
|12||Come Out And Dance||4:46|
|13||I Start To Stop||4:32|
|15||In Between Sleep And Reason||3:14|
|16||Garden In The Sky||3:54|
|17||Nation Of Followers||5:02|
|19||Rhythm Of Life||3:05|
Notes2 LP's on 1 CD.
Three-panel fold-out insert contains original album artwork, credit listings, and lyrics.
This compilation (P) 2000 BMG Special Products.
Tracks 1 to 9 (P) 1983 BMG Entertainment. Affiliate label: BMG Canada.
Tracks 10 to 19 (P) 1984 BMG Entertainment. Affiliate label: BMG Canada.
All tracks courtesy of the RCA Records label.
Printed in the U.S.A.
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