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GR80’s This week in 1982 – The Rise & Fall…

News This Week
1982 – The fourth studio album by Madness, The Rise & Fall, was released. This album saw Madness at their most experimental, exhibiting a range of musical styles including jazz, English music hall, and Eastern influences. NME described it at the time of its release as “The best Madness record”. It has often been retrospectively described as a concept album.

PLAYLIST
The Jacksons – Walk Right Now
Mel & Kim – Showing Out
Duran Duran – Rio
Tanita Tikatam – Twisting My Sobriety
Paul Young – I’m Going To Tear Your Playhouse Down
Talk Talk – Life’s What You Make It
Madness – Tomorrow’s Just Another Day
The Communards – You Are My World
Texas – Every Day Now
Rose Royce – Is It Love You’re After
Miami Sound Machine – Dr Beat
Alexander O’neal – Saturday Love
Chris Rea (Live) – Road To Hell
Paul McCartney – Take It Away
David Bowie – Day In Day Out
Jermaine Stewart – We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off
Howard Jones – New Song
Aswad – Give A Little Love
Madonna – True Blue
Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
Van Halen – Why Can’t This Be Love
Tears For Fears – Shout
Living In A Box – Blow The House Down
Midge Ure – No Regrets
Psychedelic Furs – Pretty In Pink
The Eurythmics – Right By Your Side
Bad Manners – Lip Up Fatty
Status Quo – Marguerita Time

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GR80’s This week in 1982 – The Rise & Fall…

News This Week
1982 – The fourth studio album by Madness, The Rise & Fall, was released. This album saw Madness at their most experimental, exhibiting a range of musical styles including jazz, English music hall, and Eastern influences. NME described it at the time of its release as “The best Madness record”. It has often been retrospectively described as a concept album.

PLAYLIST
The Jacksons – Walk Right Now
Mel & Kim – Showing Out
Duran Duran – Rio
Tanita Tikatam – Twisting My Sobriety
Paul Young – I’m Going To Tear Your Playhouse Down
Talk Talk – Life’s What You Make It
Madness – Tomorrow’s Just Another Day
The Communards – You Are My World
Texas – Every Day Now
Rose Royce – Is It Love You’re After
Miami Sound Machine – Dr Beat
Alexander O’neal – Saturday Love
Chris Rea (Live) – Road To Hell
Paul McCartney – Take It Away
David Bowie – Day In Day Out
Jermaine Stewart – We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off
Howard Jones – New Song
Aswad – Give A Little Love
Madonna – True Blue
Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
Van Halen – Why Can’t This Be Love
Tears For Fears – Shout
Living In A Box – Blow The House Down
Midge Ure – No Regrets
Psychedelic Furs – Pretty In Pink
The Eurythmics – Right By Your Side
Bad Manners – Lip Up Fatty
Status Quo – Marguerita Time

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GR80’s This week in 1982 – The Rise & Fall…

News This Week
1982 – The fourth studio album by Madness, The Rise & Fall, was released. This album saw Madness at their most experimental, exhibiting a range of musical styles including jazz, English music hall, and Eastern influences. NME described it at the time of its release as “The best Madness record”. It has often been retrospectively described as a concept album.

PLAYLIST
The Jacksons – Walk Right Now
Mel & Kim – Showing Out
Duran Duran – Rio
Tanita Tikatam – Twisting My Sobriety
Paul Young – I’m Going To Tear Your Playhouse Down
Talk Talk – Life’s What You Make It
Madness – Tomorrow’s Just Another Day
The Communards – You Are My World
Texas – Every Day Now
Rose Royce – Is It Love You’re After
Miami Sound Machine – Dr Beat
Alexander O’neal – Saturday Love
Chris Rea (Live) – Road To Hell
Paul McCartney – Take It Away
David Bowie – Day In Day Out
Jermaine Stewart – We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off
Howard Jones – New Song
Aswad – Give A Little Love
Madonna – True Blue
Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
Van Halen – Why Can’t This Be Love
Tears For Fears – Shout
Living In A Box – Blow The House Down
Midge Ure – No Regrets
Psychedelic Furs – Pretty In Pink
The Eurythmics – Right By Your Side
Bad Manners – Lip Up Fatty
Status Quo – Marguerita Time

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GR80’s This week in 1982 – The Rise & Fall…

News This Week
1982 – The fourth studio album by Madness, The Rise & Fall, was released. This album saw Madness at their most experimental, exhibiting a range of musical styles including jazz, English music hall, and Eastern influences. NME described it at the time of its release as “The best Madness record”. It has often been retrospectively described as a concept album.

PLAYLIST
The Jacksons – Walk Right Now
Mel & Kim – Showing Out
Duran Duran – Rio
Tanita Tikatam – Twisting My Sobriety
Paul Young – I’m Going To Tear Your Playhouse Down
Talk Talk – Life’s What You Make It
Madness – Tomorrow’s Just Another Day
The Communards – You Are My World
Texas – Every Day Now
Rose Royce – Is It Love You’re After
Miami Sound Machine – Dr Beat
Alexander O’neal – Saturday Love
Chris Rea (Live) – Road To Hell
Paul McCartney – Take It Away
David Bowie – Day In Day Out
Jermaine Stewart – We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off
Howard Jones – New Song
Aswad – Give A Little Love
Madonna – True Blue
Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
Van Halen – Why Can’t This Be Love
Tears For Fears – Shout
Living In A Box – Blow The House Down
Midge Ure – No Regrets
Psychedelic Furs – Pretty In Pink
The Eurythmics – Right By Your Side
Bad Manners – Lip Up Fatty
Status Quo – Marguerita Time

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