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(real) one-hit wonder of the week - “I Still Want You” | THE DEL FUEGOS | 1986.

Between late 1979 and the end of 1989, there were nearly 500 (real) one-hit wonders of the 80s that reached the BILLBOARD Hot 100 just one time, a list that includes Soft Cell, Gary Numan, Timbuk 3, The Church, Bronski Beat, Nik Kershaw, The Buggles, The Waitresses, Ultravox and two different bands named The Silencers.  721 more words


Regarding Clarinets

I was in band for 6 very formative years; I played the clarinet.

Sometimes, Dique forgets this.

Tonight, while going over some house-management-super-sexytimes-Tuesday stuff, we were watching The Wedding Singer. 168 more words


Music + Books: Rotten by John Lydon

There’s nothing easy about punk music. It’s hard to define what punk even is, especially when the word “punk” has meant everything from “a prostitute” to “a young circus animal.” People argue about punk music’s origins (The Ramones in New York or The Sex Pistols in London?) and who is the best punk band (some say famously that The Clash is… 581 more words


Daily Song Share: Hot in the City, Billy Idol

In Christchurch city at the moment, this is wishful thinking:

Music Video of the Day: Rebel Yell by Billy Idol (1984, dir. Jeff Stein)

I have to admit that there was some strong competition for the music video to feature today. There was the CGI fun of Money For Nothing by Dire Straits, the Michael Bay directed song about masturbation, Ice Ice Baby, and Shania Twain’s remake of a Robert Palmer video staring at me in the same list. 174 more words

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