Archive for the 'Retro' Category

Apr 13 2009

Ending the night on a good note

Posted by: Stacey at 10:45 pm
In: Music,Retro

… with a little kick a$$ music, circa 1993, from Concrete Blonde, one of my favorite bands evah:

Concrete Blonde are officially no longer together but lead singer Johnette Napolitano is still kicking bootie and taking names as a solo artist. You can visit her MySpace page here.

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Apr 10 2009

VH1’s Top 100 one-hit wonders of the 80s

Posted by: Stacey at 8:44 pm
In: Music,Retro

Earlier this week I watched VH1’s countdown of the top 100 one-hit wonders of the 80s.  Talk about bringing back memories! Love music from that time period – from the Euro-pop groups to the heavy metal hair bands.  Some of those on the list clearly had talent but most of them faded from view after their one and only hit.

Here’s one of my favorites from that era:


 
Of course, ‘Til Tuesday didn’t stay together for long after that, but Aimee Mann has gone on to become a successful solo musician in her own right. She could have allowed “Voices Carry” to pigeonhole her into a certain style of music, but she didn’t. Good for her.

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