Tag: 1980s

  • 1980s Medley

    Here are 3 songs I was listening to this morning through Alexa on our Echo Dot smart speaker. First Song The first song is “Don’t You Forget About Me” by the Scottish rock band Simple Minds. It was released on February 20, 1985. The song was featured in the movie “The Breakfast Club.” It became […]

  • 1980s British Bands + Elvis

    Always Something There to Remind Me Here are two 1980s songs, by two different British bands that I really like. The first is “Always Something There to Remind Me” by Naked Eyes. This less well-known New Wave song was a great example of synth-pop. I should point out that this song makes good use of […]

  • If You Leave

    This song, “If You Leave” (1986), by the English electronic band OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark), is one of my favorite New Wave songs of the 1980s. It’s also one of my favorite synth-pop songs. Also, note the saxophone, an instrument featured in my 1980s songs, which you don’t see in most songs today. […]

  • Favorite 80s music

    I was a kid during the 1980s and have fond memories of the music. As an adult, I revisited the music and found it highly appealing. I listen mainly to classical music, but when I’m not listening to classical music I like to hear 80s music. Here is a list of my top 30 favorite […]