Sunday, September 21, 2014

CIRCUIT 21 / P LION (Italo Disco Week)

Hello and welcome back .... After a crap week (nasty cold /virus) I thought I would start the week on a high with.... Italo Disco Week  (NEW AND OLD).

NEW

We start with Irish outfit 'Circuit 21', fronted by Robert Brown (Fashion Designer, once toured with Bronski Beat) with the track 'Love in the Shadows' (Remake of 1986 track by E.G Daily)... this is killing then on the music charts... The video is visually stunning

CIRCUIT 21 - LOVE IN THE SHADOWS  (Cahill Remix)
 


LINKS

http://circuit21.com/

https://www.facebook.com/circuit21official




OLD

Italian singer 'P LION' (Paolo Pelandi) had this huge hit in 1984 'Happy Children'.. This track was produced by Davide Zambelli (Scotch) and was from the album 'Springtime' (1984)... Love this song, takes me back.. Enjoy

P LION - HAPPY CHILDREN



LINKS

https://www.facebook.com/plionproject



#IDWeek
#electronic80s
#PLion
#Circuit21


Wednesday, September 17, 2014

M - POP MUZIK (Lost Hit)

Hello and welcome back... Smashing into the music charts in 1979, U.K outfit 'M' made it to No 2 in the U.K and a slather of No 1 spots including Australia, Germany, Canada, Sweden and the U.S

'M' was fronted by singer,/ producer 'Robin Scott'.
Other musicians who played on the track were his brother Julian Scott (on bass), then unknown keyboardist Wally Badarou (Level 42), Canadian synth programmer John Lewis (who died of AIDS in 1985) and Brigit Novik, (backing vocals).

The single 'Pop Muszik' was from the album "New York • London • Paris • Munich"
Other musicians to play on this album include Phil Gould (Drums - later of Level 42), Gary Barnacle (Saxophone) and ... wait for it... David Bowie with occasional Handclaps, YES..David Bowie (He lives close to where they were recording the album and popped in for a cuppa*)




For me, I love this song... Its early 80s Disco meets New Wave and with the catchy phrase 'New York, London, Paris, Munich, everybody's talkin' `bout Pop Musik'.. Its hard to beat.


M - POP MUZIK          (Thanks to UnionSquareMusic for the video)




LINKS

http://www.robinscott.org/robinscott.html

http://www.robinscott.org/muzic.html

https://itunes.apple.com/au/artist//id468664858

https://twitter.com/RobinScottUK





* Cannot confirm that a cup of tea was actually consumed (speculation only)

#M
#RobinScottUK
#PopMuzik
#electronic80s


Sunday, September 14, 2014

WATCHING TV IN THE 80S - PART 7


Hello and welcome back.... Visiting the TV series of the 80s that I can remember, we enter part 7.
Cartoon Edition

If you missed the previous episodes then Catch up HERE

Enjoy

FRAGGLE ROCK      (Thanks to Liam Bettens for the video)





DANGER MOUSE      (Thanks to dangermouse for the video)





INSPECTOR GADGET    (Thanks to Weylon Solis for the video)





GUMMI BEARS      (Thanks to Admiral Morey for the video)





THE SMURFS      (Thanks to The Smurfs for the video)






CHIP N DALE      (Thanks to Go Television for the video)




#80stv
#electronic80s







Friday, September 12, 2014

1985 - Side A (Music Download)


Hello and welcome back.... Continuing the compilation series, we come to the year 1985... so many
good songs,

This is Side A of my compilation tape.. Enjoy

TRACK LISTING
1. Don Henley - Boys of Summer
2. Bryan Adams - Run to You
3. Corey Hart - Never Surrender
4. Debarge - Whos holding Donna Now
5. The Commodores - Nightshift
6. Mr Mister - Broken Wings
7. A-Ha - Take on Me
8. Divine - You think your a Man
9. Bronski Beat - Hit that Perfect Beat
10. Stephen "Tin Tin" Duffy - Kiss Me
11. Go West - We close our Eyes
12. Huey Lewis - The power of Love



LISTEN / DOWNLOAD HERE 


BRYAN ADAMS - RUN TO YOU




A-HA - TAKE ON ME




BRONSKI BEAT  - HIT THAT PERFECT BEAT  (Thanks to Andrew01971 for the video)




GO WEST - WE CLOSE OUR EYES





#1985
#electronic80s
#mixtape



Tuesday, September 9, 2014

THOMPSON TWINS - INTO THE GAP (Full Concert and Documentary)

Hello and welcome back.... I found this interesting..

Being a huge fan of 80s band "Thompson Twins" this video is a documentary and live set of the 1984 era about the album launch 'Into the Gap'

In a classic rags to riches story, it documents the life of a pop star that sometimes, isn't all that glamorous as it all seems and then ... The Concert, The show must go on.




THOMPSON TWINS - INTO THE GAP (CONCERT +DOCO)


MASSIVE thanks to FEEEELINGOOD for the video




LINKS

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Thompson-Twins-band/44578760916

https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/into-the-gap/id302054937

http://www.last.fm/music/Thompson+Twins/Into+The+Gap

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Into-Gap-Thompson-Twins/dp/B000002VCN

http://kickass.to/thompson-twins-box-set-2009-mp3-320-oan-t5203847.html

http://kickass.to/thompson-twins-singles-collection-1996-kompletlywyred-dhz-in-t2555772.html

https://www.facebook.com/ThompsonTwinsTomBailey


UPDATE

Tom Bailey of "The Thompson Twins" has been currently touring around the U.S playing all the hits from his Thompson Twins days, if you missed it, check out the video below.... (this is a U.K set)

TOM BAILEY LIVE 2014    (Thanks to Ian Priestley for the video)


TRACK LIST
1. “In the Name of Love”
2. “Lies”
3. “Sister of Mercy”
4. “You Take Me Up”
5. “If You Were Here”
6. “Love On Your Side”
7. “Doctor Doctor”
8. “King for a Day”
9. “Hold Me Now”





































#tom bailey
#thompsontwins
#electronic80s