Smash Hits 1990: a charity shop purchase

Read on to find out more about this slice of pop music nostalgia! 30 Sizzling Hits INCLUDING… Betty Boo, Monie Love, Blue Pearl, The Farm, Soup Dragons, Sonia, Partners in Kryme, Bombalurina, Sinead O’Connor, Technotronic, Snap, Paula Abdul, MC Hammer, Beats International, Bell Biv Devoe, Craig McLaughlin… and loads more.¬† I mean, how could I resist? All this for only 20p. Yes, 20p! It’s probably the cheapest nostalgia trip known to humankind. (OK, I could do without¬† Sonia and Bombalurina, but for 20p, I really can’t complain). It’s not a NOW compilation, but, oh lordy, it could have been. I … Continue reading Smash Hits 1990: a charity shop purchase

Music Monday: my top ten The Human League songs

Oh, The Human League: the perfect blend of 80’s synths, Phil Oakey’s voice, Joanne and Susan’s paper-thin vocals, the New Romantic make-up, and, of course, the impossibly catchy pop songs. Open Your Heart Love Action (I Believe In Love) Don’t You Want Me Mirror Man (Keep Feeling) Fascination Together In Electric Dreams Human Heart Like A Wheel Tell Me When Darkness Continue reading Music Monday: my top ten The Human League songs

Music Monday: Bright Light Bright Light

Do you like synth-driven, thumping electro-pop tinged with heartbreak? Do you like Robyn‘s Dancing On My Own? Then chances are you’ll like the criminally underrated Bright Light Bright Light. He’s supported both Elton John and Erasure on tour, and will be playing a few live dates in the UK in September. Five slices of electro-pop perfection are provided below for your musical enjoyment. Turn it up and dance like no-one’s watching. Love Part II Waiting For The Feeling Feel It There Are No Miracles Running Back To You For tour dates, videos, music & more, visit Bright Light Bright Light’s … Continue reading Music Monday: Bright Light Bright Light