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Category: Groups

ABBA – If it Wasn’t For the Nights

A fun discussion when ABBA fans get together is "what singles would YOU have chosen from 'Voulez Vous'?" Before you know it 37 years will have passed and no consensus will have been reached.

Fruits of Passion – Kiss Me Now

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.

Talk Talk – My Foolish Friend

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.

R.E.M. – Sitting Still

1981: a fresh faced young man from the west coast arrives in New York city and heads straight for the nearest record shop.

Dubstar – Cathedral Park

From the file marked "Bands we never quite got round to buying even though they were dead good" - it's the amazing Dubstar.

Colors – Never Mind

This time last week I'd never heard of Colors. Now "Never Mind" is one of my favourite records and I'm busy inserting it into all my memories of 1985.

E’Voke – I Believe

The 90s dance cover version is often enough to make the blood run cold, but this one gets Stewart's pumpin'...