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The Queen of covers

Laura Branigan – Gloria

Italo Disco survived the 80s and became peculiar for a decisive feeling for whatever sounded like foreign, both in lyrics (mostly written in English, some in Spanish) and in the names of the artists. Then sometimes it happened that foreign artists chose an Italo Disco hit to cover it in their own language and in their own country.

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Eyes, studs, and grin

Billy Idol – Eyes Without A Face

We have said several times that the period between 1984 and 1985 was probably the purest and most intense of the 1980s. The protagonists of those months have all remained in history. And also for Billy Idol this was a very important period: after the success of the self-titled album,

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The most sensual song

Mike Oldfield (feat. Maggie Reilly) – Foreign Affair

#quotefromthe80s
Drifting and free
On a mystical sea
A wishful emotion
A drop in the ocean

#MikeOldfield
#MaggieReilly #ForeignAffair

If you ask me what is the most sensual song of the 80s,

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Hot in the 80s

Billy Idol – Hot In The City

So many songs literally had a double life. Some very famous songs like Take on me by a-ha, or Careless memories by Duran Duran. Among these, also Billy Idol’s Hot in the city,

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To look is to find

U2 – I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

#quotefromthe80s
I have run, I have crawled
I have scaled these city walls
These city walls
Only to be with you
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

#U2
#IStillHaventFoundWhatImLookingFor

My idea,

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A world of opportunities

Pet Shop Boys – Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money)

I was thinking that there is a lot of talk in the world today about opportunities, which is quite normal when things aren’t going too well. Everything is a great opportunity! But in the 80s there were those who were already talking about opportunities very clearly!

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From the Book of Genesis

Genesis – Invisible Touch

#quotefromthe80s
She has a built-in ability
To take everything she sees
And now it seems I’ve fallen, fallen for her
She seems to have an invisible touch, yeah

#Genesis
#InvisibleTouch

Genesis have always fascinated me: three excellent musicians (Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks as well as the immense Phil Collins),

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The disco kings

Imagination – Body Talk

In mid-May 1981 there was a new song hitting the UK charts. The song was released on May 1st, and was the absolute debut for a rather peculiar and extravagant trio, made up of English guys of Caribbean descent. Two of them were already playing together in not so successful bands,

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The renegade song

Alphaville – Sounds Like A Melody

#quotefromthe80s
The ringing of your laughter
It sounds like a melody
To once forbidden places
We’ll go for a while

#Alphaville
#SoundsLikeAMelody

1984 was a defining year for pop music,

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