Tag Archives: Grace Jones

TRAILER: Gutterdämmerung

Via Pitchfork: “Earlier this year, it was announced that Bjorn Tagemose’s ‘loudest silent movie on Earth’ Gutterdämmerung would feature performances from Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins, Eagles of Death Metal, Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, Slayer’s Tom Araya, Mark Lanegan, Nina Hagen, Slash, and Volbeat. The ‘loud and dark fairy tale’ looks pretty wild, and will apparently accompany a live show.”

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Grace Jones At The Roseland: Oct. 27th

Tickets go on sale tomorrow. Via press release: Jamaican-American singer, actress, and model Grace Jones has announced that she will be returning to her hometown for an exclusive one night engagement at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City on October 27th. The show concept, which was created by couture UK milliner Philip Treacy, will be a spectacular union of ...

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Grace Jones At Queen’s Jubilee Concert

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#1 Thirty-Five Years Ago Today

Thirty-five years later the song (arguably) still most closely associated with Grace Jones is her first chart smash, I Need A Man, which spent two May 1977 weeks atop Billboard’s disco report before being shoved aside by Marvin Gaye’s epic, Got To Give It Up. An early version of the track was first released in 1975, reaching a limp #83 ...

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Brigette Fontaine – Dancefloor

Pop In Stereo tips us: Avant-garde poet, singer and writer Brigitte Fontaine has once again collaborated with musical icon Grace Jones on an amazing new single titled “Dancefloor.” The single is from the forthcoming album L’un N’empeche pas L’autre.

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Alison Moyet Covers Grace Jones

Backed by the Buggles, whose leader Trevor Horn produced the 1985 Grace original. Bad Flip video, decent audio. (Tipped by JMG reader Johnny)

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Coachella Tribute To Grace Jones

JMG reader Jeb was there when the Gossip, LCD Soundsystem, and Tashi Condelee performed Pull Up To The Bumper as a tribute to Grace Jones, who was a last minute cancellation at Coachella.

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80’s Flashback

Grace Jones, Pull Up To The Bumper, 1981. Last night my ex Ken and I saw Grace in concert at Manhattan’s Hammerstein Ballroom, almost 25 years after we last saw her at Fort Lauderdale’s Copa, where she appeared exactly three hours late. Grace took the stage a mere 90 minutes tardy last night, performing the first number entirely shrouded in ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Fly Life Inc, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to see the legendary Grace Jones at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom on July 30th. Last fall Jones released her tenth studio album and her first in 19 years, the critically raved Hurricane. The original new wave, art/disco diva Grace Jones is back with her first album in 19 years ...

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