Shout – Tears for Fears

“Shout” is a song by British band Tears for Fears, written by Roland Orzabal and Ian Stanley and sung by Orzabal (with Curt Smith duetting on the chorus). First released in the UK on 23 November 1984,[3] it was the band’s eighth single release (the second taken from their second album Songs from the Big Chair) and sixth UK top 40 hit, peaking at number four […]

Let Me In – Mike Francis

Mike Francis is an anti-irony authority figure. It’s nigh on impossible to listen to “Let Me In” and not feel at least some emotional affect. There’s something about the openness of it, the completely untethered sense of longing, yearning, that’s complete magic. The sophistipop backing, as elementally gorgeous as it is, is a perfectly blank […]

The Flame – Cheaptrick (w/ lyrics)

“a classic balladit’s about finding ‘the one’ but losing themif you believe in ‘the one’ “ – Synch The Flame – Cheap Trick Another night slowly closes in And I feel so lonely Touching heat freezing on my skin I pretend you still hold me I'm going crazy, I'm losing sleep I'm in too far, […]

True Blue – Madonna

True Blue” is a song by American singer Madonna. It is the title track from her third studio album True Blue (1986), and was released as the album’s third single on September 17, 1986 by Sire Records. Written and produced by Madonna and Steve Bray, the song deals with Madonna’s feelings for her then-husband Sean Penn. A dance-pop song, it features instrumentation from […]

Russian Radio – Red Flag

“Russian Radio” is a song by the American synthpop band Red Flag. It was released as a single in 1988. The song charted highly on the US BillboardHot Dance Club Play chart, peaking at #11. (Cr. Wikipedia)

The Waterboys – The Whole Of The Moon (1985)

“The Whole of the Moon” (1985) is one of The Waterboys’ best-known songs and their most commercially successful. It is arguably the band’s signature song and was the Ivor Novello Award winner “Best Song Musically and Lyrically” in 1991. U2 used it as their walk-up song during much of The Joshua Tree Tours 2017 and […]

Especially For You – Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan

“Especially for You” is a song performed by the Australian recording artists Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan, from Donovan’s debut album Ten Good Reasons(1989). The single was released on 28 November 1988 and was written and produced by Stock Aitken Waterman. “Especially for You” received many positive reviews from older and contemporary critics, who deemed it one of the strongest […]

You Give Love A Bad Name – Bon Jovi

You Give Love a Bad Name” was originally written for Bonnie Tyler under the title “If You Were a Woman (And I Was a Man)” with different lyrics. Dissatisfied with its success in the US and the UK, Desmond Child re-wrote the song with Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora.[4] The song was written with several catchy […]