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Tears for Fears – Woman in Chains

Tears for Fears released “Woman in chains” on November 6, 1989, a couple of months after “Sowing the seeds of love“, and therefore it was one of the last hits of the 80s. But in some sense it was really the last hit of the decade,

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The last star

Lisa Stansfield – All Around the World

If you ask me who was the last star born in the 80s, I probably say Lisa Stansfield. She was actually quite experienced, but se had never reached the great fame with the groups she had been a member of. But in 1989 she featured as lead voice in a house music hit.

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A perpetual scandal

Queen – Scandal

A couple of months after the release of “The Invisible man“, on Oct 9, 1989, the Queen released a new single and a new video. “Scandal” was the fourth release from the album “The Miracle”, after “I want it all“,

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Uncommon love

The Cure – Lovesong

Ok, we know that when we talk about Robert Smith and the Cure, nothing can really be common! “Lovesong” reached the market at the end of Summer 1989, about four months after the release of “Lullaby“, which introduced the new album “Disintegration”.

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Reach out, touch faith!

Depeche Mode – Personal Jesus

Between August and September 1989, almost two years after “Behind the wheel“, Depeche Mode released “Personal Jesus”, and this real milestone hit began its long journey. They recorded the song in Milan and filmed the videoclip in Spain, and this hit topped the charts for months and months.

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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 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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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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The flame is alive

Simply Red – A new flame

We are talking about the flame of Simply Red’s success. We are in July 1989, and they had released their album, with the same title “A new flame”, six months before. Since that day, the success was growing day after day. The first singles,

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