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Rick Astley – Take me to your heart

“Take me to your heart” represents a sort of second try after a good first attempt. You know, you try again, and it gets better. In November 1988 Rick Astley released his second album, “Hold me in your arms”. A couple of months before he had already released the first single out of this album,

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All by himself

Rick Astley – She wants to dance with me

“She wants to dance with me” is a milestone in Rick Astley’s career. For many reasons. It is the first hit in Rick’s second album, “Hold me in your arms”. He released the hit in September 1988, ahd the album a couple of months later.

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Factory brand

Rick Astley – Together Forever

When “Together forever” startd its journey towards the top of the charts, in February 1988, it immediately gathered a great success, but it also raised some doubts. Success was clear, in fact this song reached number 1 in the US, for example. But also doubts and concerns.

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Talent and character

On Nov 16, 1987, the great Rick Astley released his first album “Whenever you need somebody”. We already met him: a sensational voice, an undeniable talent, the meeting with the three producers of the late 80s, projecting him towards success. But Rick still remains, we say it after 30 years,

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The tea boy

Rick Astley – Never gonna give you up

“Never gonna give you up” is Rick Astley’s first major success. I don’t know if the following story is true. Some still tell a legend that in Stock, Aitken and Waterman’s plans, Rick Astley had to play the role of the tea boy during recording sessions.

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