It's one of Kirsty MacColl's greatest songs. Terry's ALL GOLD.
In which familiarité breeds contentement.
Probably the best record ever made about the fuzziness of falling in love.
You're a mid-tempo, mid-eighties filth-fest, I'm a downtown, downbeat guy.
Look, we can argue about whether this is technically a hit or not until the cows come home but it might just be THE GREATEST CHRISTMAS RECORD EVER. So, um, there.
Amazing pop stars at the top of their game in not-disappointing-in-the-slightest collaboration shocker! It can only be Cyndi Lauper and the Bangles.
Who's for some Vick's and lemon gin?
Oh my darling, look my way.
Stewart on the Revenge Release: artist left your label for pastures new? Just plunder their back catalogue.
In which we look at Pompous Pop and habitual doorway-leaners When in Rome.
"DanceMusicSexRomance" - it's Dan's go-to Prince tune (and also his to-do list for Saturday nights).
Do something else. Do my eyebrows.
Or: How I Learned to Stop Fearing Martians and Love Synthesisers.
In the scramble for limited chart spaces someone always gets left behind - so while their contemporaries raced ahead, Fruits of Passion never really got off the starting blocks. Which is, as we shall see, a massive shame.
Fun fact! This was probably the song that started off the whole Into the Popvoid concept. I've been bitter about Turn it Into Love's non-single status for 28 years.
They may have been label-mates with Duran Duran, but while Le Bon and co. jetted off to tropical climes for their videos, Talk Talk got a Super Saver to Halifax. Amazing.
Hey? What did I hear you say? Yes, you're right. The Blow Monkeys were indeed amazing.
One of those bands that made you feel a bit clever for liking them, Red Box made a classic debut album which flopped terribly - and, as it turns out, quite unnecessarily. Thanks, record label types!
30 years may have passed, but I'm pretty certain I could say "everybody Wang Chung tonight" out loud and most people would know what I was talking about. Right?
1981 and 1982 - are they the MOST EXCITING years in pop? Spoiler: yes, yes they are.