Sugar Bear | Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

Sugar Bear – Don’t Scandalize Mine. Sugar Bear – Don’t Scandalize Mine. 12 inch record. Teddy Jackson, better known to us as Sugar Bear, may have been a one hit wonder but what a hit it was! Don’t Scandalize Mine didn’t cause a huge stir among the hip-hop community Stateside but it found its place […]

Simple Minds | Killing Joke

Simple Minds – Alive & Kicking. Simple Minds – Alive & Kicking. 12 inch single. Alive and Kicking is probably Simple Minds’ second best known song after Don’t You (Forget About Me). Like that track, Alive & Kicking takes the listener on an emotional journey. There’s serene instrumental moments and almost whispered vocals that build […]

OFF | Alton McClair & Destiny

OFF – Electrica Salsa (Baba Baba). OFF – Electrica Salsa (Baba Baba). 12″ single . Electrica Salsa is a track that was ahead of its time when it was released in 1986. OFF (Organisation For Fun) were a trio consisting of producers Michael MΓΌnzing and Luca Anziloti who would later go on to have huge […]

Yazoo | Dead Or Alive

Yazoo – Don’t Go (Re-Mixes). Yazoo – Don’t Go (Re-Mixes). 12 inch single. Don’t Go was the second single from Yazoo’s debut album Upstairs at Eric’s, released in 1982 and now widely regarded as a synth-pop classic. After quitting Depeche Mode, songwriter and synth wizard Vince Clarke went on to form Yazoo with singer and […]

Rufus & Chaka Khan | Depeche Mode

Rufus and Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody. Rufus and Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody. 12 inch single. Ain’t Nobody was a huge hit, both in the clubs and in the charts. Although Rufus (with lead singer Chaka Khan) had been putting out records for a decade before this one, the release of Ain’t Nobody brought […]