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The colors of the 80s

Cyndi Lauper – True colors

#quotefromthe80s
If this world makes you crazy
And you’ve taken all you can bear
You call me up
Because you know I’ll be there
And I’ll see your true colors shining through

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“True colors”

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Who was singing?

Dan Hartman – I Can Dream About You

In August 1984, a beautiful song entered the charts, coming from the soundtrack of a very characteristic movie, “Streets of fire”. Declared as “A Rock & Roll fable” in the trailer and posters, the film was not really a huge success,

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She knew everything

Frida – I Know There’s Something Going On

In Summer 1982, a drama was unfolding that would tear apart an entire generation. The generation of European teenagers in the 70s had grown up with the myths of rock and the first American and English pop, and with some icons of an era of great change,

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The most romantic song

Duran Duran – Save A Prayer

In August 1982, in the top period of Summer loves and star-lit beach nights, the release of the single and video of “Save a prayer” seemed to mark the highest possible point of romance for teenagers. After the release of “My Own Way”

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From Scotland to Japan

Aneka – Japanese Boy

A distinguished Scottish lady with a mezzo-soprano voice, the 80s and Japan. What do they have in common? How do you go from lavender and heather cliffs to kimons and paper umbrellas?

We should ask Mary Sandeman, a Scottish strong-tempered singer who one day told her authors that she wanted to try her hand at the world of pop.

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A golden season

Spandau Ballet – Gold

The months between Spring and Summer 1983 were probably experienced by Spandau Ballet as an absolutely golden period for their careers. In March, they released the album “True”, followed by the single “True” in April, which achieved a resounding success, the kind of success that seems impossible to repeat.

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The jungle of music

Baltimora – Tarzan Boy

The world of music is a jungle, and this was somehow true even in the 80s. A jungle full of facts and characters, in which it was not easy to survive, a lush jungle and also full of dangers where every now and then someone could get lost and quickly disappear from the scene.

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The 80s opening tune

The Buggles – Video Killed The Radio Star

For many, “Video killed the radio star” is the first real song of the 80s. Technically it wouldn’t be, having been released in September 1979, but music critics of the 80s quite agree that it actually is for many reasons,

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