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Saturday, September 18th, 2010
9:58 pm
[evagleason426]
Monday, December 14th, 2009
4:15 pm
[little_queenies]
New book featuring Nico

Scans from the book "The Velvet Underground: A New York Art" by Johan Kugelberg published on November 2009. From The Fashion Spot and Child of the Moon websites.



with Eddie


Don't forget to enlarge them!

Monday, October 13th, 2008
1:10 pm
[doll_hospital]
Blonde Goddess to Dark Haired Musician
  



Nico died 20 years ago and would be 70 this month. As mentioned in my last post John Cale organised a tribute night in London which took place at the weekend. I think it was professionally filmed so will look out for this. Apparently, Cale was also wearing go go boots as a tribute to Nico. (He so copied me!)


John Cale shares his memories of Nico and her music career on BBC Radio 4 at the weekend and this interview can be heard here 


Here is a photograph of James Dean Bradfield singing at the concert (Cale on keyboards):

Life Along the Borderline; a tribute to Nico

 
(x-posted)

Friday, October 3rd, 2008
12:23 am
[doll_hospital]
A Tribute To Nico

 

John Cale
is leading a tribute titled Life Along The Border: A Tribute To Nico which will be held on Saturday 11 October at the Southbank Centre, London. Acts confirmed are as follows:

 
  • Broadcast
  • Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
  • The Fiery Furnaces
  • James Dean Bradfield (Manic Street Preachers)
  • Nick Franglen
  • Lisa Gerrard (Dead Can Dance)
  • Liz Green
  • Natasha Khan
  • Mark Lanegan
  • Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse)
  • Peter Murphy (Bauhaus)

More names to be announced.

» southbankcentre.co.uk | Ticket Office: 0871 663 2500


I think that it is very fitting that John Cale is involved with this as he helped Nico on her way to being an established artist. Also Peter Murphy from Bauhaus knew Nico and worked with her.

I just wish I could go but only found out and so can't afford it.

So I bought these boots instead to pay homage:


 

(x-posted)

 

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
12:52 am
[emeraldpale]
Hello !
just a little up-date to let you know the gallery has moved and gotten bigger, along with a new and much needed nico forum.
Forum:
http://nicopaffgen.freehostia.com/forum/
Gallery:
http://nicopaffgen.freehostia.com/pix (the pics have been roughly sorted and so on)

all part of a fansite i hope to have up and running in the next week. hope you like the new pics (have more to come) and join the forum. hopefully i'll get round to scanning 2 articles i have, one from uncut and the other from record collector, both with some nice pics.

thanks !
Wednesday, October 11th, 2006
10:48 pm
[emeraldpale]
hello !
just posting to say this evening i complied a gallery of over a 100 nico photos, mainly because i for one struggle so much with finding pictures in one place so i figured i'd put them all here for everyone to enjoy
http://s105.photobucket.com/albums/m205/nico_index/
Thursday, January 12th, 2006
12:24 am
[pinwheelcloud]
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Wednesday, January 4th, 2006
3:23 pm
[pinwheelcloud]
Strip Tease, 1963
Starring: Nico
Musique de Serge Gainsbourg et Nico.


http://turquoisechildren.online.fr/radio/mp3/Nico%20-%20Strip%20tease.mp3
Strip Tease mp3 - Nico



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This was one of Nico's first starring roles and musical experiences.

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In Nico Icon, this clip was shown to the music of 'Afraid' from 1970's Desertshore
When put to Afraid it added a totally different dimension and really surfaced how miserable and terrified she was.
Making blunt gestures with her long limbs and reacting to the mannequin falling apart.
Nothing made her happy.
Monday, December 12th, 2005
1:53 am
[pinwheelcloud]
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