And now to my list:
JAMC - Never UnderstandPet Shop Boys - West End GirlsSalt n Pepa - Push ItNew Order - True FaithKate Bush - Running Up The HillFalco - Rock Me AmadeusYoung MC - Bust A MovePrince - When Doves CryMichael Jackson - Beat ItMichael Sembello - Maniac
― daavid, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 07:04 (1 year ago) Permalink
what about english beat "save it for later" folks?
― flesh, the devil, and a wolf (wolf) (amateurist), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 07:37 (1 year ago) Permalink
kate bush - cloudbustingtullio de piscopo - stop bajonpet shop boys - west end girlselectronic - getting away with itmr fingers - what about this lovea guy called gerald - voodoo rayloose ends - hangin on a stringprince - mountainsmadonna - live to tellabc - the look of love
― second only to popcorn (or something), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 08:49 (1 year ago) Permalink
Prince - Take Me With UThe Blue Nile - Easter ParadeMeat Puppets - Hot PinkHusker Du - Celebrated SummerMinutemen - CutThomas Dolby - WeightlessTalk Talk - DesireShriekback - The Only Thing That ShinesFleetwood Mac - GypsyRobyn Hitchcock - Out Of The Picture
― Hierophantiasis (Jon Lewis), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 17:13 (1 year ago) Permalink
K, second attempt?
Bob Dylan - Most of the TimeThe Cure - A ForestDepeche Mode - Never let me down againLiquid Liquid - OptimoKate Bush - CloudbustingThe Jesus & Mary Chain - Never UnderstandMadonna - Into the GrooveNancy Sesay & the Melodaires - C'est Fab Rheingold - Dreiklangs-DimensionenSugarcubes - Birthday
― Moka, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 17:29 (1 year ago) Permalink
Still missed Bauhaus, Tom Waits, Prince, ESG, King Sunny Ade...
― Moka, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 17:32 (1 year ago) Permalink
It's basically impossible. I chose to think only of song-y stuff.
― Hierophantiasis (Jon Lewis), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 18:05 (1 year ago) Permalink
The Waterboys - The Whole Of The MoonThe Psychedelic Furs - So Run DownPrince - HeadTalking Heads - Born Under PunchesPixies - VamosLive Skull - Alive AgainRoxanne Shante - Have A Nice DaySonic Youth - Kotton Krownthe CURE - A Few Hours After ThisPublic Enemy - Rebel Without A Pause
― nicky lo-fi, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 18:13 (1 year ago) Permalink
This is an awesome list! Bonus points for including "Stop Bajon", and that particular Prince song.
― Tuomas, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 19:18 (1 year ago) Permalink
― second only to popcorn (or something), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 20:36 (1 year ago) Permalink
twist and crawl - english beatsole salvation - english beatspy in the house of love - the dB'sholiday (12" version) - Madonnasix months in a leaky boat - split enzi found that essence rare - Go4a month of sundays - Henleyi could never take the place of your man - Princei will dare - the replacements
this is so impossible i'm leaving out #10 in memory of all the ones that i'll think about later
― epigram addict (outdoor_miner), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 20:51 (1 year ago) Permalink
The Fall - Cruiser's CreekBeastie Boys - ShadrachCoati Mundi - Que Pasa/Me No Pop IThe Cure - A Few Hours After This*David Bowie - Ashes to AshesPet Shop Boys/Dusty Springfield - What Have I Done to Deserve This?Teddy Pendergrass - Dream GirlDiana Ross- My Old PianoSparks - Funny FaceTalking Heads - Seen and Not Seen
*Woah — I didn't even see someone else put this on their list before I made it!
― eatandoph (Neue Jesse Schule), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 22:57 (1 year ago) Permalink
I'm expecting A Few Hours After This to place pretty high in The Cure poll in a couple of weeks.
― nate woolls, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 06:14 (11 months ago) Permalink
1981: "The Birdie Song"1982: "Superman (Gioca Jouer)" (UK #9)1983: "Hey You"1984: "Agadoo" (UK #2)1984: "Do The Conga" (UK #10)1985: "El Vino Collapso" (UK #42)1985: "I Speaka Da Lingo" (UK #49)1985: "Hokey Cokey" (UK #31)1986: "Viva La Mexico"1986: "Wig Wam Bam" (UK #63)1989: "Die You Fat Goth Cunt"
― Vermicious Knid A (Noodle Vague), Wednesday, 23 May 2012 06:16 (11 months ago) Permalink
For reference - Pazz & Jop's top singles for every year of the decade:
1980 Kurtis Blow - The Breaks1981 Laurie Anderson - O Superman1982 Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - The Message1983 Michael Jackson - Billie Jean1984 Prince - When Doves Cry1985 Artists United Against Apartheid - Sun City1986 Run-D.M.C. - Walk This Way1987 Prince - Sign O' the Times1988 Tracy Chapman - Fast Car1989 Public Enemy - Fight the Powe
― Moka, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 06:48 (11 months ago) Permalink
can not do this, though wkiw Moka listening to choons.
― Johnny Fever, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 06:49 (11 months ago) Permalink
Yikes, this is hard.
1980 Steely Dan - Hey Nineteen1981 Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love1982 John Cougar - Hurts So Good1983 Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance1984 Prince - When Doves Cry1985 The Pogues - And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda1986 Cameo - Word Up!1986 The Smiths - There is a Light That Never Goes Out1987 Salt N Pepa - Push It1988 Leonard Cohen - I Can't Forget
― o. nate, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:53 (11 months ago) Permalink