Boys Don’t Cry

  If you were a hip kid in 1986, your anthem was "I Wanna Be a Cowboy" by BOYS DON’T CRY. From the mouth of a trendsetter called [...]

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A Flock of Seagulls

It took musical training and talent to program a drum machine and sing to synth, and a bit more effort to craft a look and sound that was original - or odd - enough to get noticed by record companies, and then by the record [...]

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Farrington + Mann Original Members of When In Rome UK

Clive Farrington and Andrew Mann of When In Rome UK  are  the Original [...]

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Trans-X

“Living on Video” is a 1981 song by Trans-X, which was re-released in 1985 and became a massive hit worldwide, as well as peaking at #61 [...]

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Missing Persons

In 1980 the band made its first record, a 4-song EP entitled Missing Persons, in Zappa’s brand-new Utility Muffin Research Kitchen studios; . The band toured, promoted the EP, appeared in the movie Lunch Wagon, and became a [...]

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animotion

In his book “Totally Awesome 80s” (St. Martin’s Press New York 1996) Animotion (Reunited)Matthew Rettenmund listed Animotion’s “Obsession” as #3 in his list of Quintessentially 80s Songs. The band’s name, Animotion was also [...]

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