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From the Beatles to the Iron Lady

Tears for Fears – Sowing the seeds of love

Tears For fears found an incredible success in 1984 and 85, with their milestone album “Songs from the Big Chair”, which feature absolute pearls of the 80s, like “Shout” or “Everybody wants to rule the world”. After four years in silence (and many many tours) Tears for Fears show up again in August 1989 with a very strong hit,

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The elevator of rock

Aerosmith – Love In An Elevator

It was mid August 1989 when Aerosmith released “Love in an elevator”, the first hit from their new album “Pump”. We had not been hearing from them since more than one year, the days of “Rag doll“. This hit was really a blast.

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The videogame of life

Queen – The Invisible Man

I always liked the song “the Invisible Man”. Queen’s fans love it also because it’s the only song that contains the names of hte band members, just like they do in the live performances. It’s really a great song, of course with a fantastic video!

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Summer mermen

Madonna – Cherish

Yes, mermen, not mermaids! Madonna released in early August 1989 her third single from the album “Like a prayer”. After “Like a prayer” in March and “Express yourself” in May, she released “Cherish”. It’s an extremely happy and joyful song.

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Destiny in your name

Technotronic – Pump Up The Jam

When you hear the word Technotronic, even of you don’t know them, you think exactly of this: techno, electronic music and dance. It’s the perfect name, and they knew it. The made a minor mistake, one year before, when they produced a hit under the name “The Pro 24s”

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Scary sisters

Shakespears Sister – You’re History

Diabolic sisters. Not only in the video, where they spread incredible attire and personality, but also in the story behind them, starting from their very name. In fact the sister was supposed to be just one, Siobhan Fahey, who decided to go with her solo career after marrying Eurythmics’

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