Post-80s Babies: Episode 5 Playlist (Sophistipop Week)
Episode 5: Saturday November 9
This week we savoured the slick sophistication of the smoothest 80s pop going around, featuring subdued and mellow touches with the occasional instrumental sparkle sprinkled on top.
The Day Before You Came – ABBA
She Drives Me Crazy – Fine Young Cannibals
Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye
What Have I Done To Deserve This? – Pet Shop Boys
Smooth Operator – Sade
Maneater – Daryl Hall & John Oates
Another Day In Paradise – Phil Collins
Careless Whisper – Wham!
Time (Clock Of The Heart) – Culture Club
Featured ‘Back to the Present’ Track:
One cannot get past the grand orchestral string stabs in Mika’s 80s-sounding masterpiece Rain (2009).
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