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Robbie Parry
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Posted: 17 December 2017 at 8:38am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Any Adam Ant fans here? Been listening to a lot of his stuff over the weekend.

He's one of those who I can't pigeonhole. He is both rock and pop. His music is very endearing, and I think his tunes are easy to dance to.

Here's a YouTube video of his song "Prince Charming" (an official one via Adam Ant's website):



EDIT: He's also a pretty decent actor. I remember him playing a villain in an episode of THE EQUALIZER. 


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I'm a very big fan of his work as Adam and The Ants. His first solo record was also very good. After that he took directions that I disliked.

My preference is for his 1979-1980 work, particularly the much more hard Punk-style music.
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Posted: 17 December 2017 at 5:17pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

I keep seeing the thread title as ďAdam Antís Cancer.Ē
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Robbie Parry
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Posted: 17 December 2017 at 7:37pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

There's nothing I can do about that.

I couldn't name the thread title "Adam Ant" as I'm told that simply using a person's name as a topic title can be misinterpreted as an obituary topic. I could have chosen something else, I suppose.

Anyway, again, I can't really be responsible for how other people's eyes see a topic title. 
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Posted: 17 December 2017 at 11:42pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Love what I've heard from the Adam and The Ants days.

Solo career, he's done a few songs that I like. "Strip" and "Goody Two Shoes", definitely. "Wonderful" is a major stand-out. Did not care for "Cool Zombie", which is the last song I heard by him, though. 

And I vaguely remember that episode of THE EQUALIZER
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Posted: 18 December 2017 at 12:56am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

For a time between 1980/81 he was huge over here,i liked
his stuff and the OTT camp videos he made.Ant
Music,Kings Of The Wild Frontier,Dog Eat Dog,Stand And
Deliver,Prince Charming,Goody Two Shoes(with the
gorgeous Caroline Munro in the video!) Sadly he has had
mental health issues which have hampered his career.
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Yes, the EQUALIZER episode is "The Lock Box" where Adam Ant plays a people trafficker. 
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Brian Floyd
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Posted: 18 December 2017 at 11:52pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Incidentally, the band Sugar Ray did a somewhat decent (but not great) cover of the Ants' song "Stand And Deliver". But I much prefer the original.

(On his own, Sugar Ray's lead singer Mark McGrath did a cover of The Psychadelic Furs' "The Ghost In You". It sucks.)
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When I was living life in the video arcades, we used to put on "Goody Two Shoes" whenever we were going to start playing "Stargate". The drumbeat was perfect to play along with. 


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Goody Two Shoes(with the gorgeous Caroline Munro in the video!)

There is a picture of her on the inside of the album and I always wondered who she was. Same as with the video. When I was 14, she was perfection. Especially with that mane of hair and the blond stripes in it. Sigh. 

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Neil,in the U.K. in the 70`s she was on virtually every
billboard and magazine ad as the Lamb`s Navy Rum
girl,she was also the chopper pilot in The Spy Who Loved
Me.
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One of my sister's favorites from the early 80's.

Didn't care for him myself but I'm sorry to hear that he has been fighting mental problems.

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Forgot to say,my brother is a fan of Ms Munro too!
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I've seen THE SPY WHO LOVED ME several times, and never realized that was her in the :Goody Two Shoes" video!


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The Golden Voyage of Sinbad and At The Earth`s Core are
films she appears in too Brian.
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I've seen The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, but it's been ages. I'm not sure if I've ever seen At The Earth's Core, though. Read a synopsis, and it isn't ringing any bells.


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It`s very low budget with pre-Star Wars 70`s FX,but very
enjoyable,if you`ve seen The Land That Time Forgot or
Warlords Of Atlantis,you know what to expect,worth
seeing just for Ms Munro!
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