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OMD and the 1980's

Discuss your favorite songs, artists or post your top ten lists from the new wave era or related genres.

Postby dancingmonkey69 » Sun Nov 02, 2003 11:05 am

11. Cars- Gary Numan

gosh how did i forget that one
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Postby Kaaplunk » Sun Nov 02, 2003 2:01 pm

[i]After whittling an original list of close to 100 songs, I finally came up with a list of 10. I actually feel a bit guilty about some of the songs that didn’t make the cut.
Though not all ground breaking, the songs I ended up listing were either life
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Postby angiepr2 » Wed Nov 12, 2003 7:15 am

I am tying to fid the artist who sings the song secerts I think that is the name of the song iI herd the song in the gym t. the song has a line that goes like this secerts secerts (they say it very softly)
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Postby oneno » Wed Nov 12, 2003 10:17 am

Y'know Angie the song you are referring to fits the bill for "Secrets" by OMD from the album "Crush" by Orchestral Manouvres in the Dark"
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Postby mygreen » Thu Feb 17, 2005 11:04 pm

[quote][i]Originally posted by KYYX4ever[/i]
<br> heck, who can resist compiling their personal Top 10 ? even thought it is such a FA
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Postby LovePlusOne » Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:18 am

[quote][i]Originally posted by mygreen[/i]
<br> And you are correct, who could really come up with only 10.
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Postby mygreen » Fri Feb 18, 2005 11:41 am

[quote][i]Originally posted by LovePlusOne[/i]
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Postby xtc-1957 » Sat Mar 12, 2005 8:07 am

Favorite song?

it's a tie....

The Jam - Slowdown (Beatles' remake)
The Clash - Clampdown
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Postby Sean » Mon Mar 14, 2005 8:00 am

Although they are not my favourite band, their two songs are my all time favourites from the 80's:

B-Movie - Nowhere Girl
B-Movie - A Letter From Afar

others include:

Hubert Kah - The Picture
OMD - Souvenir
Freur - Doot Doot
The Pet Shop Boys
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Postby ExRat » Mon Mar 14, 2005 8:43 am

This is so difficutlt. So, my list will only count for it changes so frequently.

1. Kirsty MacColl - "There's A Guy Works DOwn the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis"
2. Fad Gadget - "The Box"
3. Wire - "12XU"
4. Eurythmics - "Doubleplusgood"
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Postby edisonoside » Sun Mar 27, 2005 3:53 am

In 1993 OMD'S Andy McCluskey and Karl Bartos of Kraftwerk teamed up in Bartos band ELEKTRIC MUSIC...If you like OMD and Kraftwerk like I do you'll love the song KISSING THE MACHINE...It ranks as one of Andy McCluskey's best songs.
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