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Thompson Twins / The Gap

From The Thompson Twins‘ 1984 Lp, Into The Gap. Although it broke the top 100 in several countries, The Gap was not issued as a single in The U.K.

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ABC / When Smokey Sings

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Spandau Ballet / To Cut A Long Story Short

Released by Spandau Ballet in November of 1980, as both a 7″ and 12″ single, To Cut A Long Story Short would be the band’s first taste of chart success in The U.K., Ireland and New Zealand.

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Strawberry Switchblade / Jolene

Released by the band in 1985 as a single on Warner Bros. Records. This cover of the Dolly Parton tune would become one of the group’s most popular songs, and was added to the Japanese release of their only Lp, Strawberry Switchblade.

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A Flock Of Seagulls / Wishing (If I Had A Photograph of You)

Released as a single in October of 1982, A Flock Of SeagullsWishing (If I Had A Photograph of You). It would be the only hit song from the band’s sophomore release.

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Erasure / A Little Respect

Released as a single in September of 1988, Erasure’s A Little Respect. From the group’s Lp The Innocents, it would become an international hit, thanks, in part, to its popular MTV video.

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The Human League / (Keep Feeling) Fascination

Released in April of 1983, (Keep Feeling) Fascination was released by The Human League as a single. An international hit, it was quickly incorporated into a new e.p., Fascination!

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Eurythmics / Sweet Dreams

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Animotion / Obsession

Animotion’s Obsession was released as a single on November 23rd, 1984. From their self-titled debut Lp, released by Mercury Records. The song’s accompanying video was a big hit on MTV.

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The Fixx / Secret Separation