Released as a single in 1980, from OMD’s Organisation Lp, Enola Gay. Initially, the band was unsatisfied with the track, though they agreed with their record label that it might have the potential to be a pop hit. Today, many fans consider it to be one of their best songs.
Here at Pop-A-Looza HQ, we’re enjoying the heck out of the latest Lp from Ken Sharp, Miniatures. One of our favorites tracks, Susannah Silently Shining, is also a nifty video. This release is guaranteed to be on our year-end-best list, and we think if you give it a listen, it’ll be on yours, too.
Released as a single in 1985, The Dream Academy’s The Love Parade. From their self-titled Lp, it was released on the heels of their smash hit, Life In A Northern Town.
Released as a single in 1980, The Waitresses’ I Know What Boys Like. From their Lp, Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful? Although the song charted in the U.S. and Australia, it wasn’t a huge hit, but one that has gained popularity over the years.
Released as a single in 1983, Tom Petty & The Heartbreaks‘ Change of Heart. From their Lp, Long After Dark, the song would become one of the band’s minor hits, reaching #21 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.