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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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Back from the start

Sinitta – Right Back Where We Started From

It was May 1989 when the British charts, and other, saw the appearance of an artist who was quite famous a couple of years before. Sinitta. Wonderful girl (and still today very charming woman), she had found success first in 1986 with “Macho Man”,

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Hip hop, and plenty of class

Neneh Cherry – Manchild

We discovered Neneh Cherry in October 1988, when she found success with “Buffalo stance“. That hit was a pure hip hop, in its style and content. And we definitely got the feeling that this young girl really got plenty of talent!

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All and now

Queen – I want it all

In mid May 1989 we lived another important day for 80s music. On different days in many countries, Queen released their new album “Miracle”, presented by this iconic song, “I want it all”. The story behind this song belongs to Brian May.

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A dangerous song

Roxette – Dangerous

Roxette were at the top of their success in May 1989. Their second album, “Look sharp!” literally climbed every chart, and highlighted them as the last new group of the 80s, or maybe the first emerging group of the 90s. Since Summer 1988 their hits “Dressed for success”,

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The Queen expresses herself

Madonna – Express yourself

On May 9, 1989, Madonna released the second hit fron her new album. A couple of months after the big fame but also the controversies of “Like a prayer“, “Express yourself” was bound to replicate the success of all other Madonna’s hits.

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When King comes to town

U2 with B.B. King – When love comes to town

I mean, B.B. King! Of course, because in 1987 the great blues man went in tour to Dublin. U2 were free that night, and absolutely wanted to see the concert and meet him. He was pleased to find that they admired him so much,

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