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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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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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The strongest soldier

Martika – Toy soldiers

“Toy soldiers” shows what could happen in the late 80s. In fact, many young ladies, extremely talented, reached success with unforgettable and very deep songs. We already saw Tanita Tikaram, we will soon talk about Lisa Stansfield or Alannah Myles, for example.

One of the most successful and unexpected of them was Martika.

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The first of the year

Debbie Gibson – Lost in your eyes

“Lost in your eyes” is probably Debbie Gibson’s greatest hit. And if I think of 1989, I think Debbie really was the first in many senses. First, because she released her second album, “Electric Youth”, in the very first days of the year.

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One year later

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine – Rhythm is gonna get you

“Rhythm is gonna get you” shows an example of when things require their time.Gloria Estefan is the real latin queen of the 80s. In some sense, she is an opener for all careers like Jennifer Lopez or Shakira.

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Good life

Inner City – Good life

“Good life” is really a title full of luck and passion for life! Inner City are an American electronic dance group born almost randomly. The producer and leader of the group needed a vocalist. He spoke to a friend, who put him in contact with this girl,

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The clip of memories

Bon Jovi – Born to be my baby

“Born to be my baby” started his journey on November 24, 1988. Bon Jovi released the hit just two months after “Bad Medicine” and after the release of the album “New Jersey”. Really they wanted to exploit the wave of success,

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What’s the title?

The Bangles – Eternal flame

“Eternal flame” by the Bangles has a peculiarity. It’s absolutely a fantastic love ballad, but it suffers from a problem. Many songs have this problem. I explain. Everybody knows this song. Many of us love this song. We all have heard it at least one time on the radio,

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Dance criminal

Michael Jackson – Smooth criminal

“Smooth criminal” is one of the songs that Michael Jackson’s fans love the most. He realeased it at the end of October 1988. The song came out of the album “Bad, like many other songs we have already met: “I just can’t stop loving you“,

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