Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: The Fixx


Related Topics

In the News (Tue 23 Jul 19)

  
  Rainman Records -- The Fixx Bio
The Fixx, originally based in London, were first introduced to a mass audience in 1982, with their debut album, Shuttered Room.
RCA signed The Fixx in short order, and the result was Calm Animals in 1988.
The band's songwriting and arrangements were as accomplished as ever, but in retrospect the album seems a little strained, as though some of its songs were force-fitted into a rough, edgy style not quite suited to them.
www.rainmanrecords.com /cgi-bin/rain/fixxbio.html   (1255 words)

  
 immergent :: Manufacturers :: The Fixx
A London-based new wave group that managed to sustain a successful career in America for several years in the mid-'80s, the Fixx always flirted with the mainstream with their catchy, keyboard-driven pop.
Within a year, the band had changed their name to the Fixx and recorded "Lost Planes," the single that led to a record contract with MCA.
After the record failed to recapture their mainstream audience, the Fixx seemed to fade away before resurfacing in 1998 with Elemental.
www.immergent.com /store/manufacturers.php?manufacturerid=85   (391 words)

  
 MySpace.com - The Fixx - - Rock - www.myspace.com/thefixx
The Fixx's themes are complex, often introspective and thought-provoking, and yet the band's musical legacy has appealed to the masses with three No. 1 hits, five Top-5 hits, a dozen Top-10 hits, millions of albums sold worldwide, and countless sold-out tours.
The Fixx were - and still are - Cy Curnin on lead vocals, guitarist Jamie West-Oram, keyboardist Rupert Greenall and drummer Adam Woods, and they bring this unique experience and perspective into the studio and on the road as the Fixx continue making innovative music.
The Fixx, with their combination of classic hits and innovative new music, continues to excite and inspire - both live and on record.
www.myspace.com /thefixx   (1531 words)

  
 East Hartford Gazette - The FIXX coming to town Oct. 24
The FIXX's themes are complex, oft-times introspective and thought provoking, and yet their musical legacy has appealed to the masses with three #1, five Top 5, a dozen Top 10 hits, countless soldout tours and millions of albums sold worldwide.
The signature sound of The FIXX is instantly recognizable; songs like "One Thing Leads To Another" and "Saved By Zero" remain staples not just with 80's radio stations, but on modern rock formats that have helped break such new wave-inspired acts as Franz Ferdinand and The Killers.
The FIXX and their combination of classic hits and innovative new music remain a potent force both live and on record.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?BRD=1642&dept_id=10310&newsid=15100962&PAG=461&rfi=9   (939 words)

  
 Moondance Jam - The Fixx
The Fixx, originally based in London, were first introduced to a mass audience in 1982, with their debut album, Shuttered Room.A collection of their best work to that point, it stood in contrast to most of the other New Wave albums of the time, with its tight musicianship and apolitical overtones.
React, released in 1987, was the band's last effort for MCA.Consisting of three new songs--each a solid effort--and a collection of live versions of their best-known singles, this album came off as a last-ditch effort to settle contractual obligations before moving on to a new label.
RCA signed The Fixx in short order, and the result was Calm Animals in 1988.This album found the band picking up the tempo again, with West-Oram's guitar more prominent in the mix and Woods and Brown taking a more aggressive, driving, and perhaps dance-influenced approach overall.
www.moondancejam.com /bands/2007/thefixx.html   (522 words)

  
  Active.com - The legacy of Jim Fixx
Jim Fixx may have done just that, given the fact that his father died of a heart attack at age 43, and he survived nine years longer to age 52.
In the several months before his death, Fixx ignored what hindsight reveals were the warning signs of advanced coronary artery disease.
An autopsy revealed blockage in Fixx's three main arteries of 95 percent, 85 percent and 50 percent.
www.active.com /story.cfm?story_id=11038&sidebar=17&category   (702 words)

  
 The Fixx - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: A London-based new wave group that managed to sustain a successful career in America for several years in the mid-'80s, the Fixx always flirted with the mainstream with their catchy, keyboard-driven pop.
Within a year, the band had changed their name to the Fixx and recorded "Lost Planes," the single that led to a record contract with MCA.
After the record failed to recapture their mainstream audience, the Fixx seemed to fade away before resurfacing in 1998 with Elemental.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/036/The-Fixx/1038449.html   (405 words)

  
 The Fixx Bio - Mars Talent
While the Fixx had carved themselves a niche as a rock band, executives kept trying to push them as an arena pop band.
The Fixx put forth an earnest effort in re-working the songs in an even more stripped down, intimate style than was used on Happy Landings and Elemental.
The Fixx will continue to write songs, record and tour and it may very well be that the best is yet to come.
www.marstalent.com /bio_fixx.htm   (687 words)

  
 The Fixx hones its competitive edge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But one of the surprising survivors is The Fixx, a British band that has just released Walkabout, its fourth and possibly best album and one that could place it with rock’s elite.
Indeed, fans of The Fixx have been more likely to notice the merits of their dramatic yet accessible string of singles -- Saved by Zero, One Thing Leads to Another, Red Skies, Stand or Fall, Deeper and Deeper.
The Fixx will soon open shows for the Moody Blues in the U.S., with an eye on a headlining tour later this year.
members.shaw.ca /fixxed/fixx3.html   (698 words)

  
 Road ID
The FIXX ID, named in honor of Jim Fixx, is the first ID that we ever offered.
Years went into the design of the FIXX ID so that it was not only fun to wear, but also of jewelry quality.
This Road ID was named "the FIXX" to honor and recognize Jim Fixx for his many contributions to the art of running.
roadid.com /fixx_learnmore.asp?back=/id.asp   (1094 words)

  
 Fixx cds, vinyl records and music albums
Fixx cds and Fixx records can be found on the label MCA Records.
80s English hitmakers the Fixx take us back to a more innocent age when feathered hair was all the rage, you came home after school and played Atari, and 64 K of RAM was enough for everyone.
the fixx cd sampler (us 4-track promo cd including all is fair shut it out crucified and still aroundback picture insert cd45-1287.
www.musicstack.com /search/fixx   (458 words)

  
 The Fixx - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Fixx is a British new wave band formed in 1980.
The Fixx regularly tour the U.S., and recently celebrated 25 years of making music together.
That same year the Fixx performed an all-new cover version of Nancy Sinatra's 1960s classic "These Boots Are Made for Walking" for a special album called "When Pigs Fly", which featured unique remakes of songs from the 1960s through the 1990s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Fixx   (543 words)

  
 Zagi Fixx   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Zagi Fixx is meant to be a parkflyer with less power, weight, and speed.
The Fixx is very stabile in wind although it is not very powerful.
The Fixx has a very low drag airfoil that is designed for stability.
www.gregcovey.com /zagi_fixx.htm   (1386 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Innovative Platinum '80s Rock Band -- The FIXX -- to Be Recorded in Dallas by Immediatek's DiscLive   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The FIXX's themes are complex, oft-times introspective and thought provoking, and yet their musical legacy has appealed to the masses with three #1, five Top 5, a dozen Top 10 hits, countless soldout tours and millions of albums sold worldwide.
The signature sound of The FIXX is instantly recognizable; songs like "One Thing Leads To Another" and "Saved By Zero" remain staples not just with '80s radio stations, but on modern rock formats that have helped break such new wave-inspired acts as Franz Ferdinand and The Killers.
The FIXX, with its original lineup of lead vocalist Cy Curnin, Jamie West-Oram on lead guitar, Rupert Greenall on keyboards and drummer Adam Woods still intact, hooked up with respected bass guitarist Gary Tibbs (Adam and The Ants, Roxy Music) at the end of 2001, rounding out the band's current incarnation.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=90321   (598 words)

  
 Rock Ahead: CD Album: The Fixx - Elemental   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Fixx have long been enjoying the sort of success in North America that by rights they should be enjoying in their own country.
Always seen as a second division eighties band In England, The Fixx were quickly accepted in North America and Parts of Europe.
The Fixx excel in both the playing and the songwriting department so it's rather puzzling that they have failed to find greater success in the UK.
www.themusicindex.com /rockahead/reviews/thefixx.htm   (212 words)

  
 AMZ -- September, 1998 -- The Fixx
I remember my first encounter with "The Fixx." I was in college, living with my Dad, so I had plenty of money to buy records.
Over the years, "The Fixx" produced numerous hits from each of their albums, "Red Skies," "Stand or Fall," "One Thing Leads to Another," "Saved by Zero," "Secret Separation," "Driven Out" and "How Much is Enough." They took three years to write and prepare their new self- produced album.
The subject matter is pure "Fixx," though, telling the story of seeking for more than just sex or shallow things in people.
www.music-reviewer.com /09_98/newrel13q.htm   (881 words)

  
 The Fixx - 1011 Woodland (DVD-Audio) review on AudioRevolution.com
The Fixx could be called new wave, or even synthpop.
It was especially an issue with this song, as the tune paints a nice aural landscape, with a warm midrange and spacious ambience that makes it pretty special.
This is DVD-A for Fixx fanatics more than for casual fans who most likely would prefer the original versions.
www.avrev.com /music/revs/fixx.shtml   (811 words)

  
 The Fixx News
With three No. 1 hits, five Top 5 and a dozen Top 10 hits throughout the 1980s, The Fixx has quite a reputation to live up to on its current tour of the West Coast.
In the early 1980's, the English band The Fixx made it big on a new cable station called MTV.
Pop-rockers The Fixx - best known for the 1980s hits "One Thing Leads To Another," "Saved By Zero" and "Stand or Fall" - take the stage tonight as the Hard Rock Cafe's concert series continues.
www.topix.net /who/the-fixx   (600 words)

  
 The Fixx: An Electronic Tribute Official Site
The Fixx are probably best known for their hit 1983 single "Saved By Zero", but as this compilation proves, that wasn't the only good song this band composed.
The Fixx produced countless hit songs in the '80s including "Saved By Zero," "Stand or Fall," "Red Skies" and "One Thing Leads to Another." This is the first-ever tribute to The Fixx.
The Fixx: An Electronic Tribute on Section 44 Records is a must-have for all Fixx fans and collectors.
www.fixxtribute.com /reviews.html   (1223 words)

  
 Connexion Bizarre
It may seem odd, that an 80's act and true contemporary of The Fixx, appears on a tribute album, but their genius here is undeniable.
From danceable interpretations by Kiss the Star and Monolithic, to the more downbeat additions by Equatronic and Royal Visionaries, this compilation has something for everyone, even those that are not too familiar with the new wave powerhouse that inspired it.
Heck, there are a bunch of Fixx fans that don't know "No One Has to Cry." This tribute succeeds over and over again and is a recommended purchase.
www.connexionbizarre.net /reviews/r_va_thefixx.htm   (472 words)

  
 Jim Fixx - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Best known as Jim Fixx, he is credited with helping start America's fitness revolution, popularizing the sport of running and demonstrating the health benefits of regular jogging.
James F. Fixx, from New York, NY, USA, was a graduate of Oberlin College.
Fixx died at the age of 52 of a massive heart attack, after his daily run, on Route 15 in Hardwick, Vermont.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jim_Fixx   (650 words)

  
 NewBeats: The Fixx
Somewhere in Bizarro World there is someone who has been dying for this batch of Fixx reissues.
Though not as photogenic as Duran Duran nor slick and smooth as Spandau Ballet, the Fixx lie somewhere in the middle.
The group maybe relegated to the other refugees of the MTV era; still they possess a dark, edge that at least didn't make them dandies befallen many a synth pop group.
www.newbeats.com /fixx.html   (227 words)

  
 Canadian Classic Rock - The Fixx Biography
The band's songwriting and arrangements were as accomplished as ever, but in retrospect the album seems a little strained, as though some of its songs were force- fitted into a rough, loud style not quite suited to them.
However, The Fixx put forth an earnest effort in re-working the songs in an even more stripped down, intimate style than was used on Happy Landings/Elemental.
The album’s cover is of Cy Curnin (in silhouette) raising his arms to greet the sun, low in the sky over a sea, a broken handcuff dangling from one wrist.
www.headpins.net /ccr/roster/fixx.shtml   (1424 words)

  
 Fixx Coffee Bar - Chicago, IL, 60657 - Citysearch
Click around for recommendations and reviews of restaurants, spas, shopping, hotels and tons of other great things to do near you.
Located on Sheffield down the street from the Vic Theatre, this is a quiet coffee bar where neighborhood folks come to unwind (or get wound) with coffee and tea.
This is a great place to do work, grab something to go, or just hang out with a few friends.
chicago.citysearch.com /profile/41879483/chicago_il/fixx_coffee_bar.html   (453 words)

  
 The Fixx MP3 Downloads - The Fixx Music Downloads - The Fixx Music Videos
The Fixx attempted to redefine themselves as a guitar-driven mainstream rock band for 1988's Calm Animals, their first album for RCA Records.
The Fixx had a banner year in 1983, as their second album, Reach the Beach, broke down doors and gave the band a huge hit with "One Thing Leads to Another." Phantoms wasn't as good, not just...
The Fixx's debut album, Shuttered Room, suffers from inconsistent and unmelodic songwriting, but producer Rupert Hine helps turn the group's generic new wave into engaging synth pop.
www.mp3.com /the-fixx/artists/3624/songs.html   (273 words)

  
 CD Baby: THE FIXX: An Electronic Tribute
The Fixx began their career over 20 years ago in London when they were first discovered at the 101 Club; the club owner released their first single, "Lost Planes," in 1981 which led to their contract with MCA Records.
It should also drive the listener to explore other music by the bands featured, while hopefully motivating all to go back and review the original works that inspired the tribute in the first place.
As the saying goes, "You can't know where you're going if you don't know where you've been." The Fixx took us to a higher plane with their music; now the musicians featured herein would like to give you the listener another view into that world.
cdbaby.com /cd/fixx   (501 words)

  
 The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
A collection of their best work to that point, it stood in contrast to most of the other New Wave albums of the time, with its tight musicianship and apolitical overtones.
The concert, currently available on CD, served as a showcase for their special brand of dynamic minimalism.
I won't pretend to be intimately knowledgebale about The Fixx.
www.remixes.net /fulldeception.html   (340 words)

  
 The Fixx : React - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since they had begun to recycle ideas within the studio, the Fixx decided to release a live album for the follow-up to 1986's Walkabout.
Comprised of recordings made at two Canadian concerts from 1986, React is a competent but uninvolving document of the Fixx in concert, turning out all of their major hits in a professional manner.
In other words, only diehard fans will find this of much interest, and even they will fail to be impressed by the three new songs added to the album as an enticement to collectors.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,86414,00.html   (217 words)

  
 The Fixx-albums reviewed and where to get em
The Fixx refined their sound with Reach the Beach.
Walkabout is my favorite of the first 4 Fixx albums (the only four produced by Rupert Hine).
The Greatest Hits of the First 4 Fixx albums is a good sampler.
www.wedgeworld.com /music/fixx/default.htm   (286 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.