Posts tagged with 80s
Pretenders ‘ Christmas song, 2000 Miles, sprang from tragic circumstances, yet Chrissie Hynde ‘s Yuletide staple remains a triumph.
Springsteen said ""Over here on E Street, we are heartbroken over the death of Shane MacGowan. He was one of my all-time favorite writers."
Shane MacGowan of The Pogues has died aged 65, following ill-health and a recent hospital stay after being diagnosed with encephalitis.
They were rowdy, rebellious and volatile, but Shane MacGowan and co built their catalogue to last – as the best Pogues songs attest.
Harnessing the lyrical brilliance of Irish folk and the aggressive snarl of punk, The Pogues’ frontman Shane MacGowan created a unique style.
From gritty ballads to gospel-infused funk’n’roll, the best Tina Turner songs established the iconic singer as an era-defining legend.
Critical in establishing gangsta rap, Ice-T’s second album, ‘Power’, remains a force of West Coast hip-hop.
Peter Hook & The Light have announced a 2024 world tour that will see them play the Substance albums from Joy Division and New Order in full
The fourth single from the ‘True Blue’ album, Open Your Heart found Madonna creating her most ambitious artistic statement yet.
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