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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

China Crisis - Working With Fire and Steel -1983

 
"Working With Fire And Steel - Possible Pop Songs Volume 2"  is the second album from China Crisis.  Released on November 1983 on Virgin Records. It was produced by Produced by Mike Howlett. The album reached No.20 on the British charts.
Listen to the Full album:
 
 
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Tracklist:
1. Working with Fire and Steel

2. When the Piper Calls
3. Hanna Hanna
4. Animals in Jungles  
5. Here Come a Raincloud
6. Wishful Thinking
7. Tragedy and Mystery
8. Papua
9. The Gates of Door to Door
10. The Soul Awakening



Smash Hits Review
 
 


 

Saturday, 25 July 2015

Friday, 24 July 2015

I love 1986 - Full Episode



I Love 1986 - BBC Patsy Kensit looks back at the music, movies TV and fashions of 1986 including:

  • Samantha Fox
  • Essex girl
  • Moonlighting
  • Boxer shorts / Nick Kamen
  • Crocodile Dundee
  • Neighbours / Kylie/ Jason Donovan
  • Men's bedroom designs
  • Sigue Sigue Sputnik
  • Panini (stickers)
  • Absolute Beginners
  • No Limits/Jenny Powell
  • Power ballads
  • Big glasses / Timmy Mallett
  • Sunday Sport
  • Five Star


  • Wednesday, 22 July 2015

    The Police - Every Breath You Take - 1983


     
    The Police- "Every Breath You Take"
    The 13th Single from The Police was released in May 1983 and reached Number 1 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by  Sting it was released on A&M records on  7 inch & a double  7 inch pack and spent  11 weeks on the chart. It also reached Number 1 in the U.S. where Billboard classed it as the song of that year.
     
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    Smash Hits Review by Gary Kemp



    Lost 12 inch Mix
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    Monday, 20 July 2015

    Michael Jackson Brisbane Australia BAD Concert 1987


    Michael Jackson Brisbane Australia BAD Concert 1987

    "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
    "Things so I Do For You"
    "Off the Wall"
    "Human Nature"
    "Heartbreak Hotel"
    "She's Out Of My Life"
    Jackson 5 Medley - "I Want You Back"/"The Love You Save"/"I'll Be There"
    "Rock With You"
    "Lovely One"

       

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    Sunday, 19 July 2015

    Chris De Burgh - Borderline - Favourite Songs



    I think Chris De Burgh is underrated both as a songwriter and vocalist. I remember it was mid 80s and in the job I was doing the manager would play music over the P.A. and one of the albums he played was a best of Chris De Burgh. A number of the songs resonated with me and from then I started to investigate Chris' back catalogue and the new albums as they were released.

    His songs are often stories of wonderful characters usually from times past and situations that perhaps the listener is always familiar with.  They have a powerful intensity. While listening the stories come to life and are brilliantly emotional. Borderline is one of his best. The line "And it's breaking my heart ..." is sung with such feelings that it really touches me.

    For a while in the 80s Chris music would be my cry in my beer music when I felt down and alone.    


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    Live Performance 1987
     
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    Saturday, 18 July 2015

    The Jam Live Performance The Tube 1982


    The Jam Live Performance The Tube 1982 performing:

    "A Town Called Malice"
    "Move On Up"
    "Beat Surrender"

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