Forgotten late-'80s/early-'90s pop singles

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have people really forgotten that sybil song?

It's one of my all time favorites! I am enjoying this thread though.

Respectfully, Tyrese Gibson (Nicole), Monday, 7 May 2012 19:55 (1 year ago) Permalink

I love these! Sub-title for this category should be "Supermarket songs"

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 19:57 (1 year ago) Permalink

oops: Belinda Carlisle, Summer Rain

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 19:57 (1 year ago) Permalink

Seems like every other song had a slide guitar in it, lol

Texas: I don't Want a Lover

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 19:58 (1 year ago) Permalink

Robbie Nevil "Just Like You"

Doctor Casino, if you want to know what 1991 random chart-pop sounded like, start here loool

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:04 (1 year ago) Permalink

Go West, "King of Wishful Thinking"

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:06 (1 year ago) Permalink

oh lol that's even better!!!

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:07 (1 year ago) Permalink

Glen Medeiros, Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You

I enjoy the poufy hair very much. Also he sorta looks a bit like Rick Moranis in profile, hee hee

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:09 (1 year ago) Permalink

MCJ & Cool G - So Listen

MarkoP, Monday, 7 May 2012 20:11 (1 year ago) Permalink

Kylie Minogue, Hand On Your Heart

(did it chart in the US? I get the feeling she wasn't really a thing til later hotpants sauciness)

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:12 (1 year ago) Permalink

Billy Ocean ft Fresh Prince - I Sleep Much Better (In Someone Else's Bed)

MarkoP, Monday, 7 May 2012 20:18 (1 year ago) Permalink

Doctor Casino, if you want to know what 1991 random chart-pop sounded like, start here loool

I thought Doctor Casino was at least somewhat aware of pop in 1991:
Is there a name for that genre of turn-of-the-90s pop-rock with the positive vibes, huge guitar leads, and gated drums?

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:21 (1 year ago) Permalink

he was saying upthread that he didn't recognise a lot of the songs, is the only reason I said it

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:23 (1 year ago) Permalink

Kylie didn't enter back into the US charts until 2001. Though I was under impression that her only song that charted in the 80's was Locomotion but "I Should Be So Lucky" and "It's No Secret" apparently did as well.

MarkoP, Monday, 7 May 2012 20:25 (1 year ago) Permalink

Prefab Sprout - Life of Surprises

Gavin, Leeds, Monday, 7 May 2012 20:28 (1 year ago) Permalink

Johnny Clegg + Savuka - Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World

MarkoP, Monday, 7 May 2012 20:32 (1 year ago) Permalink

I hope no-one's forgotten this but just in case

Silk: Freak Me

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:34 (1 year ago) Permalink

The Church - "Under The Milky Way"

Indigo Girls - "Closer To Fine"

Queen Latifah - "Ladies First"

Company B - "Fascinated"

Stevie B - "Spring Love"

The Timelords - "Doctorin' The Tardis"

You Don't Throw Oranges On An Escalator (Deric W. Haircare), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:40 (1 year ago) Permalink

Shai: If I Ever Fall In Love Again

One of my favorite Martin Lawrence moments, start at 1:30

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:41 (1 year ago) Permalink

Sonia Dada - You Ain't Thinkin' About Me

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:44 (1 year ago) Permalink

Tony! Toni! Toné! - "Little Walter"

Kyper - "Tic Tac Toe"

Kix - "Don't Close Your Eyes"

Timmy T - "One More Try"

Partners In Kryme - "Turtle Power"

You Don't Throw Oranges On An Escalator (Deric W. Haircare), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:46 (1 year ago) Permalink

getting towards mid-90s with this but still:
Twenty 4 Seven - Slave to The Music

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:48 (1 year ago) Permalink

Roger Barfing (Shakey Mo Collier), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:51 (1 year ago) Permalink

Lisa Fischer - "How Can I Ease The Pain?"

Rude Boys - "Written All Over Your Face"

Rythm Syndicate - "P.A.S.S.I.O.N."

So many Night Tracks videos! It's awesome!

You Don't Throw Oranges On An Escalator (Deric W. Haircare), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:51 (1 year ago) Permalink

Seriously, now:

Madonna - "Hanky Panky"

You Don't Throw Oranges On An Escalator (Deric W. Haircare), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:52 (1 year ago) Permalink

D:Ream - Things Can Only Get Better

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:52 (1 year ago) Permalink

Toni Childs - I've Got To Go Now

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:55 (1 year ago) Permalink

Well this falls under the category of forgotten, but probably for the best:
Biscuit - Biscuit's in the House

MarkoP, Monday, 7 May 2012 20:56 (1 year ago) Permalink

The Heights - How Do You Talk To An Angel

*pause for nostalgic swoon*

imma need a moment

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:57 (1 year ago) Permalink

Full Force - "Ain't My Type Of Hype"

(Just discovered recently that Full Force were the bad dudes in House Party.)

You Don't Throw Oranges On An Escalator (Deric W. Haircare), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:59 (1 year ago) Permalink

I love Jerry Harrison's "Rev It Up":

Tim F, Monday, 7 May 2012 21:01 (1 year ago) Permalink

Right Back Where We Started From - Sinitta

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:02 (1 year ago) Permalink

Sir Mix-A-Lot - "Posse On Broadway"

Bobby Brown - "On Our Own"

MC Hammer - "Addams Groove"

You Don't Throw Oranges On An Escalator (Deric W. Haircare), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:03 (1 year ago) Permalink

the YouTubes are breaking my browser.

Jude Cole - Baby It's Tonight
Pebbles - Giving YOu The Benefit

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:04 (1 year ago) Permalink

Efua's "Somewhere" was my favourite song of 1993 at the time. A much bigger song in Australia than in the UK, I have no idea why:

Tim F, Monday, 7 May 2012 21:04 (1 year ago) Permalink

alas, The Heights are not forgotten, my friend.

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:04 (1 year ago) Permalink

Bootsauce - Everyone's A Winner

MarkoP, Monday, 7 May 2012 21:05 (1 year ago) Permalink

Celine Dion - "If There Was Any Other Way"

(I actually liked and still like this one.)

You Don't Throw Oranges On An Escalator (Deric W. Haircare), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:05 (1 year ago) Permalink

38 Special - Second Chance

This was the first time I ever knew about 38 Special, I had no idea til I moved to the States that 38 Special had had some halfway decent songs

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:13 (1 year ago) Permalink

Nelson - "(Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection"

The Party - "Summer Vacation"

Kriss Kross - "I Missed The Bus"

You Don't Throw Oranges On An Escalator (Deric W. Haircare), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:19 (1 year ago) Permalink

the YouTubes are breaking my browser.

Yeah, I had to hide images.

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:21 (1 year ago) Permalink

Damn Yankees, "High Enough"

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:22 (1 year ago) Permalink

Instead of the YouTube links, you guys wanna explain briefly why they should or shouldn't be forgotten? I'd love read a few words on "Don't Shut Me Out," fer instance.

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:23 (1 year ago) Permalink

I heard "High Enough" at CVS and "Second Chance" on the easy ilstening station last week.

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:24 (1 year ago) Permalink

Can I take a moment of your time to rep for a global mindwipe of Ace of Base.

I just can't. I can't I can't I can't.
I even youtubed a link to post and then felt like a war criminal so I found something else instead.

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:25 (1 year ago) Permalink

The Freakytrigger crew commented ably on the goodness of "The Sign."

The rest is kinda crap.

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:27 (1 year ago) Permalink

I prefer the darker "All That She Wants" to "The Sign," tbh.

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:29 (1 year ago) Permalink

! Wow. All That She Wants is top of my list of their worst.

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:30 (1 year ago) Permalink

sorry -- I meant "All That She Wants"

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:32 (1 year ago) Permalink

I thought for the longest time that "All That She Wants" was a song about trying to get pregnant.

You Don't Throw Oranges On An Escalator (Deric W. Haircare), Monday, 7 May 2012 21:34 (1 year ago) Permalink


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