Jun 26, 2008

Justified & Ancient - Tammy Waynette/The KLF

"The First Lady Of Country" Miss Tammy Wynette

Tammy managed to rise to the top
of the international charts once again in 1991
when she teamed with British pop act KLF
to create the dance hit "Justified and Ancient."
She continued her streak when she joined forces
with Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn
on their landmark album, Honky Tonk Angels.


* Justified & Ancient "Stand By the Jams" (12" Version) - Tammy Wynette/The KLF

Waiting Game (Ext) - Swing Out Sister

Swing Out Sister is a British pop group best known worldwide for their 1986 song Breakout from their debut album It's Better to Travel.

Their name came from a 1945 movie starring Arthur Treacher, called Swing Out, Sister, and they claim they chose the name because it was the only thing the band could agree on:
they all hated it!

Their sophomore album Kaleidoscope World included Waiting Game featured here.


* Waiting Game (Extended) - Swing Out Sister

Hard Times/Love Action - Human League

Human League are a British synthpop band.
Formed in Sheffield in 1977,
they achieved popularity after a change in line-up in the early 1980s.
They have continued recording and performing throughout
the '80s, '90s and up to the present day.
If you haven't, check out their most recent Secrets, one of their best ever!


* Hard Times/Love Action - Human League

Jun 23, 2008

Darkspace - Morten Harket

Best known as the lead singer of A-ha,

Morten is back with a second single

from the album Letters from Egypt

For some great A-ha Trax check out Singles 1984-2004


* Morten Harket - Darkspace (You're With Me)

AEIOU - Ēbn-Ōzn

From Wikipedia:

Ēbn-Ōzn was a 1980s duo,
comprised of Ned "EBN" Liben (synthesizer)
& Robert "OZN" Rosen (organ, vocals).
Best known for the 1983 hit single AEIOU Sometimes Y.
The duo formed in 1981 in New York & 1983 they signed
with the London arm of Arista-Ariola and Elektra Records,
who released their only LP, Feeling Cavalier


* AEIOU Sometimes Y (Dub) - Ēbn-Ōzn

Jun 22, 2008

Invisible - Alison Moyet

Currenly re-connected with Vince Clarke as Yazoo,
touring & recently releasing
the great box set In Your Room.
Alison Moyet's Invisible was her greatest
chart success in the US.


Invisible - Alison Moyet

* Extended & Transparent Mixes

Jun 20, 2008

Thunder in the Mountains - Toyah

From Wikipedia:
"Thunder in the Mountains" was the eighth UK single from Toyah, and was released in 1981.
The single only release continued the success of previous hits,
and reached Number 4 in the UK Singles Charts

Check out her latest 2 CD Collection
Good Morning Universe: the Very Best of Toyah


* Thunder in the Mountains - Toyah

Jun 18, 2008

Face to Face - Al Corley

Al Corley is probably best known as the first Steven
for the first season on Dynasty.

From Wikipedia:
He was also known as a singer in the 1980s.
His 1984 electro-pop single "Square Rooms" became a number one hit in France (in 1985),
also reaching #6 in Switzerland,
#12 in Italy (in 1985),
#13 in Germany and #15 in Austria.
The same year, he released "Cold Dresses,"
which was also a big hit in France, reaching #5.

Included here is Face to Face a "should have been" hit
from the album "Riot of Color"

* Face to Face - Al Corley

Babies (Short Rock Mix) - Real Life

Real Lifeis an Australian band from Melbourne
their best-known song Send Me an Angel was their debut single in 1983.
Included here is a track from 1986.


* Babies (Short Rock Mix) - Real Life

My Sweet Lord - Boy George

One of Georges many compilation songs.
This one from NMEs great Ruby Trax.
My Sweet Lord is a George Harrison cover done beautifully by George.
Bow Down Mister would be the perfect companion


* My Sweet Lord - Boy George