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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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Leave a light on

Belinda Carlisle – Leave A Light On

Actually when you go away you should turn off the light… unless you know you will need it when you get back! And this is the core of “Leave a light on”, the first single and video from Belinda Carlisle’s album “Runaway horses”.

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A history book

Billy Joel – We Didn’t Start the Fire

Many songs talk about some contemporary history. Maybe the trend started in the 70s with John Lennon, and passed through many British authors like Tears for Fears, or Springsteen in the U.S.A., and many others. But in 1989 (an absolute milestone year,

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A sad rock story

Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun

Aerosmith released “Pump” in September 1989, and it was definitely one of their best albums. Two years after “Permanent vacation”, the previous album that marked a quality leap for their career, and after the happy rides of “Rag doll“.

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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 elevator of rock

Aerosmith – Love In An Elevator

It was mid August 1989 when Aerosmith released “Love in an elevator”, the first hit from their new album “Pump”. We had not been hearing from them since more than one year, the days of “Rag doll“. This hit was really a blast.

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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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