A Free Rock ‘n Roll London Tour

Quickie one: Great post recommending the best spots and learn about UK music history. Continue reading

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A Year in the 80’s – One Hit Wonders

Ahhh.. the 80´s…..#

steadily skipping stones

Continuing the music theme for another week, I present you with some one hit wonders!

For the most part, these are all true one hit on the US Top 40 Pop Chart and that’s all this band ever did wonders, the bands you never of before and then never heard from again.

Here we go!

1980
The Vapors – Turning Japanese
peaked at #36 on November 29th

When I saw this video, I realized I didn’t remember anything except the chorus. And listening to it I can see why: it’s pretty dumb and possibly a bit racist. But the chorus is catchy. I really think so.

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1981
Joey Scarbury – Believe It or Not (Greatest American Hero theme)
peaked at #2 on August 15th

I LOVED this song!! Loved it. And why not, it’s Solid Gold. (Get it? Solid Gold? I crack me up.) ANY-way, this video really is…

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Meet the Royalty of Britpop Songs

For those of you who, like me, love Britpop (though I’m 100% argentine, I love all things Brit, but that’s for another post) here is a  list which in my opinion represents the essentials of UK music from this musical movement era. There are pure Britpop bands here and somehow related groups too. Continue reading

Hot Chip, straight from UK

I first heard about this COOL band some years ago on my fav local radio but didn´t pay attention to them for a few years. Now, 2013, I can hardly wait to go see them live in Buenos Aires! What I like about this London band is their fun music and their fun videos in general, very well thougth and produced. Continue reading