Posts tagged with 1980s
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.
Heavy metal titans Iron Maiden secured their legacy long ago, but these tireless troopers are still pushing ahead to the future.
Elemental and visceral in the same heady package, the best Echo And The Bunnymen songs are landmark works that reverberate down the ages.
Recorded in a self-built studio and throwing keyboards in the mix, Van Halen’s ‘1984’ album took a bold leap and earned a handsome reward.
As this list of every one of Madonna’s US and UK number ones shows, the “Queen Of Pop” has well and truly earned her crown.
Harnessing the lyrical brilliance of Irish folk and the aggressive snarl of punk, The Pogues’ frontman Shane MacGowan created a unique style.
Though divisive both politically and culturally, the 80s produced consistently stellar music – as the best 80s songs make abundantly clear.
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