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FlinterFile: Kate Bush- Running Up That Hill

Kate Bush actually named this song Deal With God. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Splitsing- Wind en Zeilen

The band Splitsing was a Dutch band which started in 1982. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Madonna- Into The Groove

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In 1985, Madonna would have her first UK number 1 hit. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Marillion- Lavender

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Marillion probably ist best known for their album Misplaced Childhood with the single Kayleigh. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Alan Parsons Project- Let’s Talk About Me

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The Alan Parsons Project released a curious album in 1984, Vulture Culture. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Modern Talking- You Can Win If You Want

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The debut album of Modern Talking, The 1st Album, had quite some hits on it. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Diana Ross- Chain Reaction

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In 1985, Diana Ross released her ‘disco’ album Eaten Alive, with some songs written by the BeeGees.  Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Killing Joke- Love Like Blood

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In 1985, Killing Joke released their only big hit. They refused to promote the regular way and also did not follow the musical trends, which brought them a specific audience. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Pet Shop Boys- West End Girls

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In 1985, the Pet Shop Boys re-recorded the song West End Girls. The first time they recorded it was with Bobby O, who had the drum pattern of Billy Jean programmed. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Glenn Frey- You Belong To The City

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In 1985, Glenn Frey released a song that would be used in Miami Vice. The song was about a city, and how you can be very lonely in a crowded city. Glenn Frey played all instruments, except for the drums and the saxophone (which is played by Bill Bergman).  Glenn Frey also acted once in the series, Miami Vice, in an episode that was based on another of his songs, Smuggler’s Blues. The song reached number 2 in the US charts, just under Starship with We Built This City. Enjoy

Glenn Frey- You Belong To The City

R.I.P. Glenn Frey. He died at the age of 67 years old.