the Love Affair news - 2000


Record Company links: Cherry Red Records | Angel Air Records | Span TV Ltd

  • [05 December 2000] Added German "Speak Of Peace" picture sleeve single.

  • [15 November 2000] Added more pic sleeve singles: "Lincoln County (Portugal), "Help" (Belgium) and "Rainbow Valley" (Italy). Updated the Love Affair biography with details of the 1974 line-up.

  • [06 October 2000] Added "Bringing On Back The Good Times" Portugal pic sleeve single

  • [02 October 2000] Added "Baby I Know" Holland pic sleeve single, and details about a 1991 Love Affair 4 track CD-single.

  • [20 September 2000] Added two Spanish pic sleeve singles ("Rainbow Valley" and "A Day Without Love"), plus a "Private Lives" acetate with unreleased B-side! Finally completed the Tim Staffell biography and discography (Tim was vocalist with Morgan).

  • [08 September 2000] THE LOVE AFFAIR - "No Strings" CD released! Angel Air have released a lovingly compiled Love Affair rarities album called "No Strings - Every Now And Then" (Angel Air SJPCD071). The album mixes unreleased recordings with rare single and album tracks. Three of the original members (Morgan Fisher, Maurice Bacon and Michael Jackson) have recorded a new track ("It's A Love Affair) which is also included. More details!

  • [MORGAN - Nova Solis] [01 August 2000] MORGAN - "Nova Solis" finally released on CD! "Nova Solis", the first album by Morgan Fisher's 1972 band Morgan, is now available on CD for the first time (Angel Air SJPCD067). And it was about time too - the original LP was deleted 25 years ago! This album holds up well even by today's standards and is well worth investigating. Last year, Angel Air Records released the second Morgan album "The Sleeper Wakes" (SJPCD049) which is equally strong - and they are planning to put out the solo album Morgan Fisher recorded in 1973, later this year. More details about all things Morgan will be added to these pages soon.

  • [01 August 2000] Added Denmark "A Day Without Love" pic sleeve. Added details about the semi-official Love Affair "Just One Drink" CD.

  • [25 July 2000] The new Morgan Fisher website is now up and running - bookmark www.morgan-fisher.com today!

  • [05 June 2000] Added Holland "One Road" and France "Everlasting Love" pic sleeves.

  • [26 May 2000] Added Japanese Zzebra single (with Gus Eadon)

  • [Miniatures 2 - UK edition] [20 May 2000] VARIOUS ARTISTS: "Miniatures 2" - new CD out now! "Miniatures 2" (Cherry Red CDBRED 165) is the long awaited follow up to the 1980 "Miniatures" album, which was both critically and commercially well received. The album, compiled by Morgan Fisher and available from Cherry Red Records, is a fascinating collection of 60 new tracks, all no more than 60 seconds long. Contributors on the album include Gavin Bryars, Hugh Cornwell (Ex The Stranglers), Lol Coxhill, David Cunningham, John Fiddler (Ex Medicine Head), Robert Fripp (Ex King Crimson), Howard Jones, John Paul Jones (Ex Led Zepplin), The Levellers, Penguin Cafe Orchestra and Terry Riley. "Miniatures 2" is also be available in Japan (Consipio Multiplex Records MXCY-80002).

  • [10 May 2000] Added six new Love Affair picture sleeve singles, and restructured the picture sleeve gallery.

  • [01 May 2000] Related news: the Phillip Goodhand-Tait albums "Oceans Away" (1976) and "Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks" (1977) are now available on one CD, from Span TV Ltd. in England.

  • [20 April 2000] Added Polish Love Affair postcard single and a rare Zzebra picture sleeve single (with Gus Eadon).

  • [17 April 2000] 'IGGINBOTTOM - 1969 album finally re-issued on CD! In 1969, Morgan Fisher, Maurice Bacon and Michael Jackson produced an LP called "Igginbottom's Wrench" by the band 'Igginbottom. This was guitar virtuoso Alan Holdsworth first band, and the current going rate for the original vinyl LP is 100! The album has now been released on CD by Angel Air (cat no: SJPCD 064). Read the full story behind this album here!

  • [14 April 2000] Added page about Gus Eadon solo releases and guest appearances. 3xJapanese and 2xHong Kong picture sleeve singles (not Singapore as reported earlier!) added to the gallery! Added image of the German "Everlasting Love" LP.

  • [16 March 2000] Updated the biography and added three more Love Affair picture sleeve singles: "One Road" EP (Portugal), "Let Me Know" (Spain) and a 1981 re-issue of "Everlasting Love" (Holland)

  • [Morgan Fisher - 'Peace In The Heart Of The City'] [20 January 2000] MORGAN FISHER - new album! Morgan Fisher has recently re-recorded his 1988 album "Peace In The Heart Of The City" for Cherry Red Records in England (Cherry Red CDMRED 164). The original album came out on Kitty Records in Japan and was very well received at the time - even granting Morgan an invitation to perform at the big Expo '90 in Osaka. If you haven't heard any of Morgan's instrumental albums, this is a good place to start! Some songs from the original 1988 cd is currently available on "Echoes Of A City Life" (Kitty / Polygram KTCM-1094), a Japanese only compilation with tracks from Morgan's three Kitty albums: "Peace In The Heart Of The City", "Life Under The Floor" (1987) and "Echoes of Lennon" (1990).

  • [October 1999] www.steveellis.co.uk is the new official Steve Ellis website! Read all about Steve's forthcoming album!

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