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Yazoo – Only You

Certainly, in life it is very important to be in the right place at the right time. As far as pop music is concerned, the right time was the beginning of the 80’s, no doubt about that. The right place was certainly England,

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Dancing feelings

Irene Cara – Flashdance… What a Feeling

The link between songs, dance, video and movies in the 80s became closer and closer. Of course, this could not happen in the previous years, because before the advent of MTV the concept of music videos was quite weak,

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Sign o’ the songs

Prince – Sign o’ the times

It is silly, no? When a rocket blows
And everybody still wants to fly
Some say a man ain’t happy, truly
Until a man truly dies
Oh why, oh why, sign o’ the times


Some songs leave a mark,

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Family memories

Level 42 – Running in the Family

We’d make the same mistakes
Couldn’t take his eyes off Joe and me
Looking back, it’s so bizarre
It runs in the family
All the things we are


Probably if there is a group we discussed less than others in our journey in the 80s,

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A smash hit

Depeche Mode – Stripped

In February 1986, just before Valentine’s Day, Depeche Mode hit the market with a new song, anticipating the release of their fifth studio album, Black Celebration, which was due for release in mid-March. It had been more or less a year and a half since the previous album,

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The curse of the eponymous

À Caus’ des Garçons – À Caus’ des Garçons

À cause des garçons
On met des bas nylon
On se crêpe le chignon
À cause des garçons


In the 80s we had fewer rules,

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Someone call a doctor!

Thompson Twins – Doctor! Doctor!

Dance with me
Across the sea
And we can feel the motion of a thousand dreams
Doctor! Doctor!
Can’t you see I’m burning, burning?


The last days of January 1984 saw the release of one of the best known and most appreciated songs for a very particular group,

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The crossings of life

Mandy Smith – I Just Can’t Wait

They said I’d be used
Lost and confused
They’ll never see you the way that I do
And I’ll go along with all that you want me to.
I just can’t wait to see you


Life can reserve unexpected things and unthinkable crossroads.

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Indians from the Far West

Moon Ray / Raggio di Luna – Comanchero

It was an old funny habit, in the 80s, when in a conversation somebody mentioned Indians, we always asked “do you mean an Indian from India or an Indian from the Far West?” and differently from what would happen today,

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