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Posts tagged with 80s

Hand In Glove: How The Smiths’ Debut Single Made For A Perfect Fit
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Hand In Glove: How The Smiths’ Debut Single Made For A Perfect Fit

Laying the foundation for a stellar career, The Smiths’ Hand In Glove immediately slipped into indie fans’ hearts.

‘Rio’: The Album That Secured Duran Duran’s Legacy And Defined The 80s
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‘Rio’: The Album That Secured Duran Duran’s Legacy And Defined The 80s

Routinely billed as the ultimate Duran Duran album, ‘Rio’ remains the perfect introduction to the British supergroup that conquered the world.

Duran Duran: From New Romantic Icons To Planet Earth’s Biggest Band
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Duran Duran: From New Romantic Icons To Planet Earth’s Biggest Band

Once dubbed the “Fab Five”, Duran Duran’s ear for hits and knack for reinvention has made the band a touring sensation to this day.

‘Around The World In A Day’: How Prince Moved Beyond ‘Purple Rain’
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‘Around The World In A Day’: How Prince Moved Beyond ‘Purple Rain’

The surprise follow-up to ‘Purple Rain’, Prince’s ‘Around The World In A Day’ album proved he was ‘the great Prince he wanted to be’.

Sheila Take A Bow: How The Smiths Turned To Face Their Final Curtain
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Sheila Take A Bow: How The Smiths Turned To Face Their Final Curtain

They didn’t know it at the time but, following the release of Sheila Take A Bow, The Smiths would make their last public performance.

Kiss: The Story Behind The Hit Song Prince Almost Gave Away
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Kiss: The Story Behind The Hit Song Prince Almost Gave Away

Originally sketched as an acoustic blues and given to another band, Prince eventually released Kiss as his own slice of future-shaping funk.

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