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House, Party, Kraze

Kraze – The party

The Party, crazy, house… It’s a pun to introduce one of the greatest House music hits overall. Kraze obtained a fantastic success! He has haitian roots, and obtained a deal by a great music house who heard his demo version of “the Party”. And he sold almost a million copies in 1988!

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October 1988

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Dance criminal

Michael Jackson – Smooth criminal

“Smooth criminal” is one of the songs that Michael Jackson’s fans love the most. He realeased it at the end of October 1988. The song came out of the album “Bad, like many other songs we have already met: “I just can’t stop loving you“,

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On the top of the world

U2 – Desire

“Desire” definitely marks one of the most prolific periods for 80s pop music, October 1988. U2 released “Rattle and Hum”, their sixth album, on October 10, 1988. Actually they released the first single, “Desire”, some weeks earlier. People had great expectations for this album. And it continued the pattern of the previous album,

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A real big thing

Duran Duran – I don’t want your love

“I dont want your love” marked a great day and a big thing for all Duran Duran fans in 1988. A great day because, two years after “Notorious“, the guys were releasing their fifth studio album.

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Around the world from Ireland

Enya – Orinoco flow

No doubt “Orinoco flow” is one of the most famous songs of the late 80s. Many dinosaurs like us remember perfectly the face of the girl who sang it in October 1988. And we remember even her name, Enya. Before releasing this song she was not so famous outside of her Ireland.

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A stylish farewell

Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé – Barcelona

“Barcelona” raised great expections even before being released, in October 1988. For many reasons, people talked a lot about it. Maybe it wasn’t really a wonderful song. They mixed world class elements, but the outcome in my opinion didn’t meet the expectations.

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Introspective on the Genius

Pet Shop Boys – Domino Dancing

“Domino Dancing” announced, in September 1988, the incoming of a new Pet Shop Boys’ album. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe came from two album of incredible success. They really stood among the icons of the 80s. They really stood at the same level of Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet,

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Maybe a little too secret

T’Pau – Secret garden

“Secret garden” introduced the second album of T’Pau, “Rage”. I think it was a good album with beautiful songs, and it actually found a good success especially in England. Yet it did not reach the magic heights of the previous album, outside of the United Kingdom.

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