Mention Supertramp and you might be excused for associating them with the 70s. But Breakfast In America, released in 1979, brought the 70s musos success which spanned two decades. They followed this with Famous Last Words, which featured the 1982 single It’s Raining Again. We celebrate Supertramp by featuring Sebastien Lauzon’s excellent fan site devoted to Supertramp and Roger Hodgson as the Website Of The Week this week on The 80s Lunchbox. Tune in weekdays from midday on The Cheese.
We featured Simply Red‘s Official Website when they celebrated 25 years in the business, now The 80s Lunchbox returns to one of the best Simply Red unofficial sites Redweb for this week’s Website Of The Week. Find out more weekdays from midday on The Cheese.
Mention Scottish band Del Amitri and Roll To Me from the mid 90’s series Friends will immediately spring to mind. However, the band’s history dates back to their formation at school in 1980. A debut album arrived in 1985 without chart success, but the 1989 follow up shot them to success. We celebrate Justin Currie and the boys by making The Official Del Amitri Site our Website Of The Week on The 80s Lunchbox, weekdays from midday on The Cheese.
Sinitta burst onto the music scene in the 80s with her highly successful partnership with the Stock Aitken Waterman Hit Factory. The success continued with her recent work on The X Factor. We celebrate everything Sinitta this week on The 80s Lunchbox by making her Official Website our Website Of The Week. Listen in weekdays from midday on The Cheese.
How many people knew there were two Athens in the world before REM ? Well Athens, Georgia, USA certainly found itself in the limelight in the 80s when their hometown band REM hit the charts and continued their run up to the present day. We celebrate REM this week by making their Fan Club Site our Website Of The Week this week on The 80s Lunchbox. Tune in from midday, Monday to Friday on The Cheese.
Metal Mickey… one of those classic and ciche shows we love from the 80s. It so turns out the loveable robot is still around and even has his official website at www.metalmickey.com
Classic OZ Pop from the Eighties!
Classic 80s Stevie Wonder.
I remember listening to this on AM radio back in the early 80s. What were you doing when you first heard this song on the radio?
Nik Kershaw – “The Riddle”
Original Video to this fab song! I believe this was later re-made at the studio’s request. The wall-lips scare me!