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    My Amazing Day Backstage With Blondie

    Check out what happened when the band met singer Rachel Chatoor!

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC

    Check out video of Debbie Harry, Jimmy Destri, Chris Stein and more at the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annex in New York City: Rolling Stone

    Jack's Show III Webcast

    Jack's Show III, featuring Billy Idol, Blondie, DEVO, the Psychedelic Furs, REO Speedwagon and Twisted Sister will be webcast by Showtime and DirectTV on September 27th starting at 3:30PM. Bookmark the following page and head there on Saturday: Jack's Show III Webcast

    Jack Radio Show Show Added

    Blondie have booked the Jack Radio Show festival in California with Billy Idol, Devo, The Psychedelic Furs, and REO Speedwagon. Check out the details on the Tour Schedule page.

    "A Short Film About Blondie Fans"

    Basement Films have completed the documentary "A Short Film About Blondie Fans," featuring a Blondie show in the UK, interviews with the band and some very dedicated fans. The film has been released on YouTube. Here are the URLs for all three parts:

    Part One:

    Part Two:

    Part Three:

    A1: Moscow, Russia Photos

    BBC News: Talking Shop - Blondie

    "Thirty years ago, Blondie were catapulted to fame with the release of two albums - Plastic Letters and Parallel Lines - which spawned career-defining hits like Heart of Glass, Denis, and Hanging On The Telephone. The US band split up in 1982, but made a triumphant return in 1999 with UK number one hit Maria, giving them chart toppers in three decades. Fronted by the effortlessly cool Debbie Harry, Blondie are marking their anniversary with a string of gigs and festival dates. The 63-year-old singer discusses the changing face of pop - and discloses the secret of long life in the music business."

    Kenneth In The (212) - Sunday Girl

    "While I've seen the band perform a handful of these songs live before, it was my first time for about half of 'Parallel Lines' and last night's rendition of 'I'm Gonna Love You Too' - a cover of a song originally recorded by Buddy Holly that was actually the first U.S. single off the album - is now without a doubt my all-time favorite live Blondie moment! (God it was wonderful!) I remember reading that Deb picked the song because she thought it would be a hit in America, where they were still so desperately trying to break through after lukewarm responses to their first two albums. You could see how much Debbie was enjoying performing it (she didn't miss a note!) -- and 30 years later it still has me asking, Why wasn't this a hit?"

    Red Bank Green: Not Fading Away, Just Radiating

    "Great live bands aren't supposed to come riding in on a setful of pop-chart singles. They're not supposed to dole out the 'tude like they work in some overpriced restaurant, and they're certainly not supposed to mess with our expectations - not if they plan on being able to play the lucrative corporate-party circuit. Blondie - these days, the core of Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and Clem Burke, plus a rookie outfield of hungry young contenders - bring all this to the table, and then some. They bring the hits, each of them revved up just a pitch-shift past the way it sounded on CD. They bring Chris and Debbie's cooler, crueler tweak on the Captain and Tennille dynamic. And they bring their perennial secret weapon in drummer Burke, a professor in controlled chaos who, in songs like 'Dreaming,' weds the punk-smash ethic of Keith Moon with the wall-of-sound wonder that students of early-60s radio hits have tried to bottle for eons."

    The Buffalo News: Blondie still packs a punch

    "The group came out and tore through the entire record pretty much without taking a breath. That gave the crowd a chance to reconsider a record that many had grown up with, or at least stolen from older siblings.

    This stuff still packs a punch. And it still doesn’t really fit neatly into anyone’s stylistic cubbyhole.

    'Parallel Lines' opened like a strong Blondie live set, with the immaculate pairing of 'Hanging on the Telephone' and 'One Way or Another,' both killer power-pop pieces. Singer Deborah Harry looked and sounded pretty fantastic, and when she wiggled her way into 'Fade Away and Radiate,' proved she has only improved as a singer.

    Of course, the perennial giggle-fest 'Heart of Glass' got even the stodgiest out of their seats, although the tune that followed, 'I’m Gonna Love You Too' — which highlighted the joyously virtuosic skills of original drummer Clem Burke - gets my nod for the strongest of the set."

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