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Old 09-10-2009, 09:28 AM   #16
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Still one of my all time favorite songs. It's so sexy

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Old 09-16-2009, 05:50 AM   #18
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In the 80s there where also experimental music
YouTube - the shamen christopher mayhew says

Whats intressting about the 80s is that alot of styles was getting its footprints, techno, hip hop and dance.
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:17 AM   #19
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Whats intressting about the 80s is that alot of styles was getting its footprints, techno, hip hop and dance.
That's very interesting. Thank you.
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Old 09-16-2009, 12:05 PM   #20
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I Want My MTV

Some good ones here -- I can't tell you how nostalgic I feel after seeing that Spoons video, the first time I've seen it since 1985 or so (yes, I'm Canadian too).

Nothing says "80s" like A Flock of Seagulls hair and Frankie Goes to Hollywood T-shirts ("Frankie say: Relax, don't do it!").

Anyway, here's a scan through that big-hair, shoulder-pads and legwarmers' decade:

1981: Rick Springfield -- Jessie's Girl (classic power pop)
YouTube - Rick Springfield- Jessies girl

1982: Yazoo -- Don't Go (classic new-wave synthesizer riff)


1984: Frankie Goes To Hollywood -- Relax (I think this is the USA-MTV video)
YouTube - Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax (Don't Do It)

1985: Debarge -- Rhythm of the Night (check the Black mullet + moustache combo)
YouTube - DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night: Cut 1

1986: Wang Chun -- Everybody have Fun Tonight (doesn't get more 80s than this!)
YouTube - Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight

1987: Bryan Adams -- Remembrance Day (amateur video, but nice WWI tribute...Canadian perspective)
YouTube - Remembrace Day - Brian Adams

1988: Tracy Chapman -- Fast Car (who could forget this classic debut?)
YouTube - Tracy Chapman - fast car Video

1989: Young MC -- Bust a Move (legendary!! -- "don't hang yourself with a celibate rope!")
YouTube - Young MC - Bust A Move
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Since I would also break the interwebz posting all of my favorite 80s songs, here's what is probably my favorite "One Hit Wonder" from the decade (though, for me I love their album work as well):

YouTube - Big Country - In A Big Country: Video
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^ Excellent call. This one wasn't big in the US (I think I only ever found out about it via MTV... when they were still "Music" Television ), but I love it nonetheless.

YouTube - Fields of Fire - BIG COUNTRY
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^ Excellent call. This one wasn't big in the US (I think I only ever found out about it via MTV... when they were still "Music" Television ), but I love it nonetheless.

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Not as big a fan of Fields of Fire, but that being said, all of The Crossing is pretty brilliant.
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In the 80s there where also experimental music
YouTube - the shamen christopher mayhew says

Whats intressting about the 80s is that alot of styles was getting its footprints, techno, hip hop and dance.
All the best dance stuff was written in 1989, or before.

Old skool FTW.


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That's very interesting. Thank you.
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How about Soft Cell's Tainted Love

YouTube - Soft Cell - Tainted Love: Video
YouTube - Soft Cell - Say Hello Wave Goodbye

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YouTube - Midnight Oil - Beds are Burning

YouTube - Chris De Burgh - The Lady In Red: Concept Video 4/87 - Stereo

YouTube - Diana Ross & Lionel Ritchie - endless love

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