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Seldom, but surely

Get outta my dreams, get into my car – Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean, the author of “Get outta my dreams, get into my car”, was not a guy who released tons of songs, sincerely. He released an album maybe every two or three years. Directors often included his main songs in great soundtracks.

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An eighties girl

Joe le taxi – Vanessa Paradis

Literally, because Vanessa paradis was born in 1972, therefore she was just 15 when “Joe le taxi” was released and made her famous even outside France. I must say that generally today they try to make young guys and especially girls look older than their real age.

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A stylish scandal

Guesch Patti – Etienne

Guesch Patti released the song “Etienne” at the end of 1987. It actually climbed the charts during the first months of 1988, in France and in many other countries. It was a scandal, but a very styilish scandal: intriguing images, a chic woman, very fine and mysterious,

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An interview to… T’Pau

An interview to T’Pau! Dear friends, this time I had the chance to exchange some words with Carol Decker, lead singer of T’Pau.. but I’m sure you don’t really need me to introduce Carol!!! 🙂
Carol was so kind to answer to some questions and curiosity, and she gifted us with the chance to live some more moments in the eighties through her eyes and memories!

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30 years in the heart

Taylor Dayne – Tell it to my heart

This was the destiny of real heroes of the 80s: quite soon they made songs which happened to be too beautiful. And it’s very hard, then, to go further! It happened also to Taylor Dayne, who released in January 88 her first album.

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The world in a mirror

Michael Jackson – Man in the mirror

30 years ago, January 16, 1988, a fantastic song was released as a single. A sweet, yet very powerful song. One of those songs that… you hear them a thousand times, then you look at the video after such a long time, and suddenly you need to stop and think.

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A history of wheels

Depeche Mode – Behind the wheel

I couldn’t understand why “Behind the wheel”, among the many many songs and videos of Depeche Mode, had a clip that always seemed so familiar to me. Actually this black and white style seems the reprise to the video of “Music for the masses”,

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She was not alone…

Tiffany – I think we’re alone now

“I think we’re alone now” is another way of saying – Tiffany. In early 1988 Tiffany, with a first album and with a cover song, achieved an unbelievable success. We all know and love her after 30 years primarily for that.

She had the destiny of many artists in the 80s: you obtain a worldwide success very early.

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E il 1988 in italia?

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italian.

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