80s Song of the Day: Shout by Tears for Fears

Eighties Grooves

Come on
I’m talking to you
Come on

ShoutShout by Tears for Fears was released in the United States on June 4, 1985, with The Big Chair as the B side. It was the second single released from the album Songs from the Big Chair.

Shout was a No.1 hit for Tears for Fears in the United States. It reached No. 4 on the UK Singles Chart. An international success, it was a Top 10 hit in more than 20 other countries.

Watch the official music video for the song.

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80s Song of the Day: I Want Your Sex by George Michael

Eighties Grooves

There’s things that you guess
And things that you know
There’s boys that you can trust
And girls that you don’t

I want yourI Want Your Sex by George Michael was released on June 1, 1987. The song consisted of three separate parts called Rhythms. The first, titled Rhythm One: Lust, was the version released as a single from the Beverly Hills Cop II soundtrack.

The first version mixed with the second version, Rhythm Two: Brass in Love, appeared on George Michael’s debut solo album Faith. The second version also appeared by itself as the B side of the single.

A third part, Rhythm Three: A Last Request, appeared as a B side to the Hard Day 7″ and Kissing a Fool 12″ singles, and as a bonus track on the CD version of Faith. All three versions were mixed continuously as one 13-minute song for the 12″ single release.


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