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Saturday, 29 July 2017

Swing Out Sister - Breakout - 1986

Swing Out Sister -  "Breakout"
The 2nd Single from Swing Out Sister was released in October 1986 and reached Number 4 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written by band members Andy Connell, Corinne Drewery  and Martin Jackson it was released on Mercury records on  7 inch,  12 inch & CD Single and spent  16 weeks on the chart. It peaked at Number 6 on the U.S. Billboard Chart.
 No1 Magazine Review

N.A.D Mix

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Phil Collins - Hello I Must Be Going - 1982

"Hello I Must Be Going" is the second solo album from Phil Collins, released on 5th November 1982 on Virgin/Atlantic/WEA Records. It was produced by Phil Collin s and Hugh Padgham.  The album reached No. 2 on the British charts and peaked at No. 8 on the U.S. Billboard album charts. 

Listen to the Full album:

Track Listing:

I Don't Care Anymore
I Can't Believe It's True
Like China
Do You Know, Do You Care
You Can't Hurry Love
It Doesn't Matter To Me
Thru These Walls
Don't Let Him Steal Your Heart Away
The West Side
Why Can't it Wait 'Til Monring

Smash Hits Review

Billboard Magazine Review


Saturday, 22 July 2017

Brother Beyond - Can You Keep A Secret - 1989

Brother Beyond-  "Can You Keep A Secret"

The 8th Single from Brother Beyond was a re-released remix of a previous single. Released in April 1989 it reached Number 22 on the U.K. singles chart.  Written band members  Carl Fysh and David White it was released on Parlaphone/Emi records on  7 inch, 12 inch and CD Single and spent 5 weeks on the chart beating it's original 56 placing when originally released in 1988. 

Smash Hits Review by T'Pau

12 inch Mix