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INXS – Mistify

Mistify is a term that applies to some albums, that really transcend the idea of time. It’s an appropriate term because these album skyrocket into history, and thus, even after more than 30 years, they are always fantastic and modern. But also because it is true that albums hit the market on a particular day,

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Real talent scout

Coldcut featuring Lisa Stansfield – People hold on

“People hold on” reminds us of Coldcut. Do you remember them? Well, I think… probably. Two British deejay and producers, making songs and album. They leveraged almost anknown singers for their songs. But often these songs became very successful, and the unknown voices became stars.

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The religion of music

Madonna – Like a prayer

“Like a prayer” marked, on March 3, 1989, one of those days when nothing is like before. On that day, Madonna released her new single. The world of music had great expectations, more than three years after her latest studio album, “True blue”,

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Talent made woman

Paula Abdul – Forever your girl

“Forever your girl” climbed quickly the charts in late February 1989. Actually the woman who sang this song was famous as a choreographer, rather than as a singer, in those days. But in late 1988 she released an album with the same title as this song.

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Alone on the train

Holly Johnson – Love train

“Love train” marked, in early 1989, the debut of Holly Johnson as a solo artist. You heard well: Holly Johnson, the glamorous frontman of Frankie Goes To Hollywood. In the best period of the 80s, between 1984 and 1985, they became one of the most iconic groups of British pop with their greatest hit “

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Video gossip

Michael Jackson – Leave me alone

When Michael Jackson released “Leave me alone” in February 1989, nobody really had the feeling of a new song. In fact, he had released the album “Bad” eighteen months before. The King had also released seven singles out of this album: I just can’t stop loving you,

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La domanda del secolo

Raf – Cosa resterà degli anni 80

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Names are important

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians – What I am

“What I am” reminds us of the importance of choosing the right names and titles. Especially when they are very long! In the early months of 1989 Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians reached the top of the charts with this excellent song.

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Ladri sì, ma per suonare

Ladri di Biciclette – Ladri di Biciclette

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Hits: 28

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