Whereas the Nineteen Seventies was full of disco and glam rock, the ’80s ushered in an period of catchy pop tunes, synthesizer beats, and new wave songs. With so many new sounds to mess around with there have been a ton of bands who made it huge with one track solely to by no means be heard from once more on high 10 radio.
These ’80s one-hit wonders could have been the soundtrack to your life. They had been the songs that performed continuous within the automotive in your approach to faculty or the music within the background of your favourite John Hughes film. See if you happen to bear in mind these completely superior ’80s one-hit wonders.
“Come On Eileen” By Dexy’s Midnight Runners
The English new wave band Dexy’s Midnight Runners launched their track “Come On Eileen” in June 1982. Inside just a few weeks, it reached primary in america and received Finest British Single on the 1983 Brit Awards. It was revolutionary for merging new wave music with conventional Celtic people.
When requested if the track was written about an precise girl named Eileen, the lead singer Kevin Rowland insisted the track was simply to “make a degree about Catholic [sexual] repression.”
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