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Posts tagged with 80s

Peace And Love: How The Pogues Rolled With The Punches
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Peace And Love: How The Pogues Rolled With The Punches

Revealing a desire to stretch sonically whole also contending with a decline in Shane MacGowan’s health, ‘Peace And Love’ still holds its own.

Best 80s Album Covers: 10 Iconic Artworks From An Outlandish Era
List & Guides

Best 80s Album Covers: 10 Iconic Artworks From An Outlandish Era

The best 80s album covers stand as evocative artworks that prove the decade transcends its reputation for disposability.

Closer: The Triumph And Tragedy Of Joy Division’s Final Album
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Closer: The Triumph And Tragedy Of Joy Division’s Final Album

Hauntingly beautiful, Joy Division’s ‘Closer’ isn’t just a landmark record, it’s a simply timeless work of art.

Foreign Affair: Behind Tina Turner’s Commitment To Being The Best
Interviews

Foreign Affair: Behind Tina Turner’s Commitment To Being The Best

Tina Turner’s ‘Foreign Affair’ album was more than a fling with rock music. ‘She likes being badass,’ says The Best songwriter Holly Knight.

The Envoy: How Warren Zevon Changed Pace For His Fifth Dispatch
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The Envoy: How Warren Zevon Changed Pace For His Fifth Dispatch

Another smart missive from a fearless songwriter, ‘The Envoy’ found Warren Zevon bringing synthesisers into his sound.

Sunshine On Leith: How The Proclaimers’ Offered Light In The Darkness
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Sunshine On Leith: How The Proclaimers’ Offered Light In The Darkness

A ‘love song to Scotland’ that became an emotion-filled football anthem, ‘Sunshine On Leith’ is The Proclaimers’ defining moment.

Go West: How Pet Shop Boys Led The Way To A New Utopia
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Go West: How Pet Shop Boys Led The Way To A New Utopia

Pet Shop Boys’ iconic cover of Go West rescued the song from the pop footnotes. ‘I think it’s our greatest achievement,’ said Chris Lowe.

Pet Shop Boys: Behind One Of The Finest Pop Packages Of All Time
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Pet Shop Boys: Behind One Of The Finest Pop Packages Of All Time

With their maverick musicality and arresting visuals, Pet Shop Boys established themselves as a genius singles act – and much more besides.

Under Pressure: How David Bowie Helped Put Queen Back On Top
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Under Pressure: How David Bowie Helped Put Queen Back On Top

The result of ‘a genius moment’ in the studio, Under Pressure found David Bowie helping Queen rise to the occasion.

Rush Reunion Rumours Quashed By Guitarist Alex Lifeson

Rush Reunion Rumours Quashed By Guitarist Alex Lifeson

Rush will not be performing again following the death of their drummer Neil Peart according to a new interview with guitarist Alex Lifeson

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