In the United Kingdom, the song was the 1981 Christmas number one. The Human League’s first single released in the United States, Don’t You Want Me topped the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks in July 1982. Continue reading →
White Wedding by Billy Idol was released on October 23, 1982, with Dead on Arrival as the B side. It was a single from the singer’s eponymous debut album.
The song reached No. 36 on the Billboard Hot 100. In the United Kingdom, it was re-released in 1985 for Vital Idol, a compilation album of Idol’s remixed singles. Upon its re-release, it reached No. 6 on the UK Singles Chart.
The song’s music video featured Idol’s then real-life girlfriend Perri Lister as the bride in a gothic wedding.
Tonight She Comes by The Cars was released on October 14, 1985, with Just What I Needed as the B side. It was a single from the band’s Greatest Hits album. Just What I Needed, which also appeared on the Greatest Hits album, was originally released on May 29, 1978 as the debut single from the band’s self-titled debut album.
Tonight She Comes was the first of two songs to be released as a single from the Greatest Hits album. The second was a remixed version of I’m Not the One, previously recorded for the 1981 album Shake It Up.
The Cars’ fourth Top 10 hit, Tonight She Comes reached No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts.
However far away I will always love you However long I stay I will always love you
Lovesong by The Cure was released August 21, 1989. The B sides varied; the 7″ release in the United States featured 2 Late. It was the third single from the band’s album Disintegration. Continue reading →
Crack that whip Give the past a slip Step on a crack Break your momma’s back
Whip It by Devo was released on August 13, 1980. It was the second single from the band’s third studio album, Freedom of Choice. There were two 7″ single releases of the song, one with a remix of the track Snowball, which appears on Freedom of Choice, as the B side and one with Turn Around as the B side. Continue reading →