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The Unknown Beauty Of The 80's Volume 117 to 119

And so a couple of weeks past, and the volume list continue to grow. Therefore again a quick  entry with just the links to the Volumes.Volume 117Volume 118Volume 119

The Unknown Beauty Of The 80's Volume 116

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Sofar I presented you 115 Volumes of Synthpop, New Wave, Goth Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Rock and sporadically threw in a Progressive Rock song (remember Esquire, IQ and Twelfth Night?). I always was careful to present the prog in this Volumes since I know people love it or hate it, although funny enough I became interested in Progressive Rock through New Wave and New Romantic music.



So why finally a twist and present you a Volume with Unknown “Progressive Rock” Beauty Of The 80’s. Well this needs an explanation. Last Sunday, I was checking something on Discogs, when I read in the introduction of the band info that part of the content was taken from a booklet called “The History Of British Progressive Rock Of The Eighties”. I have that booklet on my book shelve for ages. So I defoliated through the booklet and decided to import all discography information of all bands mentioned in the booklet into an Excel file. This info I compared with Discogs and complemented the list. And of co…

The Unknown beauty Of the 80's Volume 101 to 115

A lot has happened over the past few months after Covid-19 hit the world. That gave me a lot of time to sort my hard drives and prepare 15 Volumes which are presented here with only the links and not the play lists.

Volume 101
Volume 102
Volume 103
Volume 104
Volume 105
Volume 106
Volume 107
Volume 108
Volume 109
Volume 110
Volume 111
Volume 112
Volume 113
Volume 114
Volume 115


enjoy.

The Unknown Beauty Of The 80's Volume 100

And so we come on the last April Friday of the year 2020 to Volume 100.
Never did I expect when I started this project way back in 2005, that I would get to number 100.
But well I reached the 100. I am not gonna predict how long I wish to continue, simply because I still like to search for Unknown Beauties and also I am a hugh fan of eighties New Wave, Synthpop etc. and prefer and appreciate to listen to non charting alternative music. Of which I always wonder why did such nice tunes not make it into the charts.

The tracks:

01 About 9 Times - There Is No… 3:54
02 Two Mind Crack - Upside Down 4:55
03 Telepathic - We Are Telepathique 4:05
04 Panic - Ticket To The Tropics (extended cub mix) 6:20
05 Ronny - If You Want Me To Stay 5:48
06 The Stage - I See Love 2:56
07 The Klones - Disco Rhythm 3:35
08 50/50 - Memories Linger (7" single) 3:30
09 The Time Dance - Picture 3:43
10 Frozen Ghost - Promises 3:52
11 Villa De Ville - Everything Counts 3:20
12 Future Daze - House On The Hill 2:45
13 Strange A…

The Unknown Beauty Of The 80's Volume 99

And here we are again, in the playground of the 80's with yet another Volume.

The tracks:

01 The Quarks - Mechanical 6:58
02 Devo - That's Pep! 2:19
03 This Final Frame - Stories (12" version) 5:10
04 The Flirts - On The Beach 2:54
05 Trans-X - 21st Century 5:24
06 Hunters And Collectors - Back On The Breadline 4:03
07 John Dark - Silhouette 3:20
08 Cosmetics - The Crack 4:08
09 Bruce Woolley - Blue Blue (Victoria) 3:50
10 The Puppets - The Way Of Life (dance mix) 5:51
11 Living Links - Gathering The Forces 4:47
12 Information - Inside Your Mind 4:35
13 Masterswitch - Action Replay3:04
14 Overload - Into Overload 3:09
15 Bim - Romance (extended version) 6:57
16 Landscape - Norman Bates 5:08
17 East Of Java - Burning Sun 3:09
18 Science - Look Don't Touch 4:03

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The Unknown Beauty Of The 80's Volume 98

Another day, another Volume. Here's number 98.

The tracks:

01 Tony Martin - Barriers 6:40
02 Red Turns To… - Deep Sleep 5:36
03 Lars Falk - In The Night 3:52
04 The Mobile Homes - Feeling Better 4:05
05 Norm Norman - Movie Queen 3:22
06 Slow Children - President I Am (hard time) 3:00
07 The And - Marsmellows In A Keyhole 2:55
08 Yes, Let's - Carried Away 3:21
09 Language From Memory - Fortune 3:25
10 Blue Section Two - Strange Fascination (turbo mix) 5:19
11 The Bridge - Shame Is A Girl (live) 4:36
12 First Priority - Pillow Talk 3:46
13 Dominatrix - The Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight 3:33
14 The Pink Of Perfection - By The Sea 3:24
15 Vital Disorders - Zombie 4:26
16 Tools Of Romance - I Won't Wait 4:37
17 Pauline Murray - This Thing Called Love 3:33
18 Send No Flowers - Playing For Time 3:34
19 Motion Pictures - Twisted Avenues 2:25
20 Classix Nouveaux - Never Never Comes 2:53

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