My favourite type of music, particularly at silly o’clock, in a bar, somewhere…
One of my favourite artists with many songs to choose from here.
Great (maybe underated) band.
This is in a ‘coming of age 80’s movie’ and also mixed to brilliant effect with the accoustic version of Small Town Boy in Matthew Burgess’s mix for Emotional Pop. Gets me every time, absolutely sublime mixing.
Should have checked my years. Rethink…
There was this Emotional Pop mix as well
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Distinctly remember Jamie 326 playing this at a bar on Stoke Newington Church Street to the 4 of us in there. Blew my mind.
I still remember how blown away I was when this came on my Walkman on Now 12 (with added Miles Davis)
Left field pop, but I’m taking it.
Obvious one. Big tune for me on the school trip aged 13.
One of the first albums I bought. On cassette. From Boots.
Obviously watched too much MTV and John Hughes movies.
You can’t really talk about melancholic 80s pop without mentioning Careless Whisper, Purple Rain and most of The Cure’s output.