ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS – Cripple and the Starfish (early 1996 version)

This dreamy, synth-laden version of "Cripple and the Starfish" appears on the 1996 various artists compilation, 'God Shave The Queen'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tG9vnaE89JA Mr. Muscle forcing burstingStingy thingy into little me, me, meBut just “ripple” said the crippleAs my jaw dropped to the groundSmile smile It’s true I always wanted love to beHurtfulAnd it’s true I always… Continue lendo ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS – Cripple and the Starfish (early 1996 version)

ERASURE – Respect

Erasure is an English synth-pop duo formed in London in 1985, consisting of singer/songwriter Andy Bell with songwriter, producer and keyboardist Vince Clarke, previously known as co-founder of the band Depeche Mode and a member of electropop duo Yazoo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x34icYC8zA0 I try to discoverA little something to make me sweeterOh baby refrain from breaking my… Continue lendo ERASURE – Respect

DEPECHE MODE – World In My Eyes

The "World In My Eyes" music video was directed by Anton Corbijn. Taken from the Violator album (1990). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhZdL4JlnxI Let me take you on a tripAround the world and backAnd you won't have to moveYou just sit still Now let your mind do the walkingAnd let my body do the talkingLet me show you the… Continue lendo DEPECHE MODE – World In My Eyes

SOFT CELL – Tainted Love

From the album Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret (1981) Soft Cell are an English synthpop duo who came to prominence in the early 1980s. The duo consisted of vocalist Marc Almond and instrumentalist David Ball. The band are primarily known for their 1981 hit version of "Tainted Love" and their platinum-selling debut album Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZVpR3Pk-r8… Continue lendo SOFT CELL – Tainted Love

ELLI & JACNO – Main dans la main (vintage French synth-pop)

Elli et Jacno was a French 1980s electropop group. They were quite successful in France and to some extent in Britain, having been featured once on the front page of Melody Maker magazine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-3sPFSfSd8 Main dans la main on se promène, Les gens se moquent car ça les gêne,C'est évident que toi tu m'aimes,Tous ces… Continue lendo ELLI & JACNO – Main dans la main (vintage French synth-pop)

FREDDIE MERCURY – Love Kills

From the Metropolis OST (1984) "Love Kills" is a song by Freddie Mercury, and his first song released as a solo artist, though the other members of Queen appeared on the song - initially uncredited. Written by Mercury and Giorgio Moroder, it was originally used in Moroder's 1984 restoration and edit of Fritz Lang's 1927… Continue lendo FREDDIE MERCURY – Love Kills

ALPHAVILLE – Sounds Like A Melody (80’s Redrum)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrxL9CG63Fk It’s a trick of my mindTwo faces bathing in the screen lightShe’s so soft and warm in my armsI tune it into the sceneMy hands are resting on her shouldersWhen we’re dancing away for a whileOh, we’re moving, we’re fallingWe step into the fireBy the hour of the wolf in a midnight dreamThere’s no… Continue lendo ALPHAVILLE – Sounds Like A Melody (80’s Redrum)

ALPHAVILLE – Into the Dark [demo remix]

On 10 January 2019, it was officially announced that the album reissue of Forever Young would be released on 15 March 2019. The Forever Young reissues were published in several editions. "Into the dark" is included in the disc 3 of the demo versions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPj7FH1Bp_4 Long view into the darkMoving your fingerYou gonna make it for sure into the… Continue lendo ALPHAVILLE – Into the Dark [demo remix]

TOP OF THE POPS 1977 – Synthesizer Special

Top of the Pops, também conhecido como TOTP, é um programa musical da parada de sucessos britânica, produzido pela BBC e originalmente transmitido entre 1 de janeiro de 1964 e 30 de julho de 2006. Ele era transmitido tradicionalmente nas noites de quinta feira na BBC One até 1996, quando passou para sexta-feira e depois… Continue lendo TOP OF THE POPS 1977 – Synthesizer Special

THE RAH BAND – The Crunch (live @ Top Of The Pops, 1977)

Richard Anthony Hewson (born 17 November 1943, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham) is an English producer, arranger, conductor and multi-instrumentalist, who created the studio group RAH Band. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E8pDwMcvO4 Top 30 chart run down, followed by a stereo edit of The Rah Band performing, The Crunch on Top of the Pops for 7th July 1977. A very big… Continue lendo THE RAH BAND – The Crunch (live @ Top Of The Pops, 1977)