Posts tagged with 1980s
A revolutionary song that broke Duran Duran in the US, Hungry Like The Wolf changed everything for Britain’s New Romantic icons.
Surfing a wave of 80s prog, the best Marillion songs flooded FM radio in a torrent of quixotic poetry and bombastic pop-rock.
Recorded at lightning speed, Van Halen’s fifth album, ‘Diver Down’, boasted great music and hidden depths.
True became a worldwide hit for Spandau Ballet, but do you know the story of unrequited love that inspired it?
Speaking truth to a society that does not want to hear, Tracy Chapman’s self-titled debut album gave a voice to millions.
Their career-making US breakthrough, Whitesnake’s self-titled album was the ‘welcome pay-off’ David Coverdale had sought for all his efforts.
Iron Maiden’s storming third album, ‘The Number Of The Beast’ transformed the group from NWOBHM league leaders to global superstars.
Creating no small amount of controversy, Like A Prayer sits near the pinnacle of Madonna’s many creative and commercial successes.
Released following The Smiths’ break-up, Morrissey’s debut album, ‘Viva Hate’, proved he could still mesmerise the mainstream.
Caught in a riptide of disillusionment, Chris Rea’s free-flowing yet choppy 1983 album, ‘Water Sign’, led to a sea change in his fortunes.
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