[Video] Goin Old School: Thompson Twins, Celebrate The Nun & Black Box

 

Goin’ Old School isn’t a trip down music memory lane, it’s a mugging in the dark alleyway of nostalgia:

Fist up, from 1986, Thompson Twins’ King For A Day.

Some New Beat ElectroPop from Celebrate The Nun with 1989’s Ordinary Town

And Black Box with some early funky House Pop from 1989, Everybody Everybody.

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[Video] Goin’ Old School: Thompson Twins & Bronski Beat

Goin’ Old School isn’t a trip down music memory lane, it’s a mugging in the dark alleyway of nostalgia:

A couple of ElectroPop legends this week, starting with Thompson Twins’ smoothness from 1983, Hold Me Now.

And classic Bronski Beat’s 1984 hit Why?.

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[Video] Goin’ Old School: Humanoid, Thompson Twins & Krush

Goin’ Old School isn’t a trip down music memory lane, it’s a mugging in the dark alleyway of nostalgia:

‘Cos we’re approaching X-Mas, let’s get some TOTP on! Here’s Humanoid’s Stakker Humanoid from 1988, still one of the toughest riffs ever produced.

After a brief chart interlude, here’s Thompson Twins’s 1984 hit Lay Your Hands On Me.

One of the greatest tunes ever written, it’s House Arrest by Krush, from 1987.

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Goin’ Old School: Heaven 17, The Human League & Thompson Twins

Goin’ Old School isn’t a trip down music memory lane, it’s a mugging in the dark alleyway of nostalgia:

Today we are Goin’ Old School, and goin’ Sheffield. Kicking off with Heaven 17’s Influential, and charged  Lets All Make A Bomb from 1981’s Penthouse & Pavement.

We can’t got to Sheffield without slipping in some of my beloved The Human League. Here’s ‘that’ The Human League moment in The Sound Of The Crowd from 1981.

Sheffield’s unsung ElectroPop heroes Thompson Twins with a TOTP performance of 1983’s Love On Your Side.

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Goin’ Old School: Howard Jones, Thompson Twins & Nik Kershaw

Howard Jones’ ‘New Song’ from1984. Throw off your mental chains! Throw them off! Do It! I;m watching! Oh Oh Oh!

A Musik Laden performance of Thompson Twins’ ‘The Gap’, again from 1984

More from 1984, Nik Kershaw’s ‘When A Heart Beats’, just ‘cos.

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Goin’ Old School: Thompson Twins – Doctor! Doctor!

Thompson Twins, sorely overlooked heroes of 80’s music, to often considered a flash-in-the-pan, they awere actually around for years with a string of successful records, one of those being 1984’s ‘Doctor! Doctor!’, here performed on Top Of The Pops.

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