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  1. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    22 Mar '08 01:42
    (THIS IS NOT AN ATTACKING POLITICAL THREAD!)

    ok, like i said before the one i like is- DIO-rainbow in the dark
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=DJ_FgL5l1og
  2. 25 Mar '08 13:52
    Originally posted by irontigran
    (THIS IS NOT AN ATTACKING POLITICAL THREAD!)

    ok, like i said before the one i like is- DIO-rainbow in the dark
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=DJ_FgL5l1og
    the 80s was an awful bleak time for contemporary music, worst decade since the 40s
  3. 25 Mar '08 14:45
    Originally posted by eamon o
    the 80s was an awful bleak time for contemporary music, worst decade since the 40s
    very true, but even in a dark age, some light occasionally shines through: Money for Nothing, comes to mind.
  4. 25 Mar '08 16:56 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by eamon o
    the 80s was an awful bleak time for contemporary music, worst decade since the 40s
    The 90s were even worse.

    Fortunately things are looking up now.
  5. 25 Mar '08 23:31 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    The 90s were even worse.

    Fortunately things are looking up now.
    Oops...I did it again
  6. 27 Mar '08 01:40
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=phWv7l8Lm_A

    And it was recently featured in an M&M's commercial. Really great 80's song, from a band I've never heard of.
  7. Standard member epiphinehas
    Luke 12:24
    27 Mar '08 02:26 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by irontigran
    (THIS IS NOT AN ATTACKING POLITICAL THREAD!)

    ok, like i said before the one i like is- DIO-rainbow in the dark
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=DJ_FgL5l1og
    *The Feelies: Away.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7EpGVB7-kk

    --------------

    *The Go-betweens: Cattle & Cane.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCbyByY-A6w


    EDIT= I don't think the eighties were any darker than any other decade musically. It depends on where you look.
  8. Standard member Iron Monkey
    Primal Primate
    31 Mar '08 11:01
    Originally posted by epiphinehas
    [bEDIT= I don't think the eighties were any darker than any other decade musically. It depends on where you look.[/b]
    i sort of agree, but i think it was necessary to look harder in the 80s.

    ok, 80s stuff i liked:

    Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps), by David Bowie - esp. Ashes to Ashes;
    Trinity Sessions, by Cowboy Junkies;
    Faith, by The Cure, and to some extent, Disintegration;
    Streetcleaner, by Godflesh;
    Minor Threat
    some Talking Heads, esp. Burning Down the House, Psychokiller, Once in a Lifetime;
    Things Fall Apart, by Husker Du;
    Superfuzz Bigmuff, by Mudhoney;
    lots of Sonic Youth;
    Birthday Party / Bad Seeds.
  9. Standard member shavixmir
    Guppy poo
    31 Mar '08 16:08
    What the hell was wrong with the 80's?
    Well... besides Thatcherism, the haircuts and the clothing...

    Some of the best albums were made in the 80's:
    The river
    London Calling
    The Stone Roses
    The unforgettable fire

    And there were a lot of great hits as well:
    Time after time (Lauper)
    Karma Chameleon (Boy George)
    Like a virgin
    Boys don't cry

    However, I have to agree that there is the bitter after taste of "Wake me up before you go go" swirling in my brain as well. What was that all about?
  10. 31 Mar '08 21:23 / 1 edit
    This is one that always fluctuates. Today it's:

    Eddie Money - Take Me Home Tonight

    I know, I know... But just give it another listen. I swear to god your hips and your shoulders will move:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbhXmSBlS_U

    And if this video trips your trigger, might I suggest some Starship?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxGGckAc1rs
  11. 31 Mar '08 21:54
    Welcome to the Boomtown - David and David
    Stay - Oingo Boingo
    Ship of Fools - World Party
  12. 01 Apr '08 11:07
    the ghost in you. Psychedelic Furs
    its my life. Talk Talk
    tower of strenght. The Mission UK
    this is the day. The The
    how soon is now. The Smiths
    london calling. The Clash
    bring on the dancing horses. Echo & the Bunnymen
    no flower please. Naked Eyes
    eighties. The Killing Joke


    the list is huge
  13. 01 Apr '08 14:30
    Originally posted by shavixmir
    What the hell was wrong with the 80's?
    Well... besides Thatcherism, the haircuts and the clothing...

    Some of the best albums were made in the 80's:
    The river
    London Calling
    The Stone Roses
    The unforgettable fire

    And there were a lot of great hits as well:
    Time after time (Lauper)
    Karma Chameleon (Boy George)
    Like a virgin
    Boys don't cry
    ...[text shortened]... "Wake me up before you go go" swirling in my brain as well. What was that all about?
    What was wrong with the 80's? Oh my--where does one start. Disco finally died, but was replaced with something even more painful--punk. And new wave. And whatever Devo was. And didn't the end of the 80's bring us the true musical Armageddon that is hip-hop and rap? I'm not sure when those atrocities vame in--I've had my hands cupped over my ears since 1985.
  14. 01 Apr '08 15:12
    Originally posted by PinkFloyd
    What was wrong with the 80's? Oh my--where does one start. Disco finally died, but was replaced with something even more painful--punk.
    Punk? 80s? Mid-70s, surely.

    I agree with the others. Every generation has had rubbish music. The 80s is no worse than the others.
  15. 01 Apr '08 15:15
    For more good examples of 80s music, check out the Grosse Point Blank soundtrack.