More Modern English

Apr 08

More Modern English

Here are two more shots of Modern English singer Robbie Grey at Wolfgang’s in San Francisco, in May 1986. Robbie Grey shows off his beer backstage after the show: ¬† And Modern English onstage in San...

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Modern English “Ink & Paper” video

Apr 08

¬†Modern English “Ink & Paper”...

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Modern English interview excerpt – 1986

Jul 15

Modern English interview excerpt – 1986

Here are a few random snips of my interview with Robbie Grey of Modern English from May, 1986: NP: The first concert the band played — when and where? RG: Our first gig was with Siouxsie and the Banshees and Adam and the Ants, and that was in 1979 at Colchester University. Basically, it was just anarchy....

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Modern English “I Melt With You” video

Jul 15

Modern English “I Melt With You” video

Modern English’s original “I Melt With You” is not the only version of this track getting airplay. In the past couple decades, it’s been covered by Jason Mraz, Bowling For Soup, Nouvelle Vague and Good Riddance. As if that wasn’t enough, the song was also featured in a Burger King...

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Q&A with Robbie Grey of Modern English

Jul 08

Q&A with Robbie Grey of Modern English

Questionnaire filled out in May, 1986: And for more from Modern...

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Modern English: Robbie Grey

Jul 08

Modern English: Robbie Grey

Autograph from Modern English lead singer/guitarist Robbie Grey: … and my photo with him! And for more from this...

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Modern English

Jul 08

Modern English

When: May 25, 1986 Where: Wolfgang’s, San Francisco What: Photos, interview, autographs, questionnaire And: Robbie Grey of Modern English — known best (then and now) for the ubiquitous “I Melt With You” — was super sweet and chatty. Looking back, I think he thought I was young and...

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