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The next door rockstar

Chris Isaak – Wicked game

“Wicked game” is the typical song that all of us heard at least one time. Or maybe many more times, maybe one thousand times. We heard in on the radio, in the tv ads, in the soundtracks of the seriel and movies we love,

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Alright for the future

Pet Shop Boys – It’s alright

Pet Shop Boys released “It’s alright” at the end of June 1989. It was the last single out of the album “Introspective”, and the album was released almost two years ago. “Introspective” had an enormous success thanks to hits like “Always on my mind“,

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The train of success

Queen – Breakthru

In mid June 1989 Queen’s success and fame were really running like trains! Their latest album, “The Miracle”, in about six weeks had climbed all the charts, pulled by the incredible sales of “I want it all“. The Queen were really pop icons in England,

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Memories of new wave

The B-52’s – Love shack

The B-52’s had a preiod of great success at the end of the 80s, but it actually was a sort of comeback! In fact they were on stage since the late 70s, and were quite famous at the beginning of the 80s as a new wave band.

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Hot hearted

Paula Abdul – Cold Hearted

In June 1989 Paula Abdul released “Cold hearted”, one of her career milestones. She was now worldwide famous: her album “Forever your girl” literally broke the ceiling in all the charts, and her last singles like “Straight up” and “Forever your girl

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A love movie

U2 – All I want is you

It was about mid June 1989 when U2 released the last single from “Rattle and Hum”, one of their biggest works. “All I want is you” followed the success of “Desire“, “Angel in Harlem“,

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The Bat Gemini

Prince – Batdance

It was early June 1989 when Prince released “Batdance”, soundtrack to Tim Burton’s movie “Batman”, of course. The hit had fantastic success. I think the world was really waiting for Prince, because his latest singles had less success than, for example “Purple rain

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