From the hardest rock bands to the pop savants, the best power ballads transcend time and genre to pull at your heartstrings.
Home taping in the 80s didn’t necessarily kill the record industry but the cassette format gave a voice to those that the mainstream didn’t always have an ear for.
Unashamedly sleazy, ‘Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret’ harnessed the new rules of the dancefloor to create “a soundtrack to a striptease clip joint”.
How well do you know your 80s music? See if you can successfully match these lyrics to the correct artist or album!
The idea of yacht rock conjures up a particular lifestyle, but beneath the surface lies a treasure trove of sophisticated hits that continue to resonate.
Do you know your art from your elbow? See how many of these classic 80s album artworks you recognise in our quiz!
Long before Madonna suggested to “Strike A Pose” in her 1990 hit ‘Vogue’, 'Pose' centres on the music that was the lifeblood of NYC ballroom culture.
After a decade of hard work, the Los Angeles native born 20 July 1945 was on her way, as 'Bette Davis Eyes' topped the Hot 100 on 16 May 1981.
It’s an era that has been unfairly maligned in the past, but these days it’s clear: during a flamboyant decade, 80s pop ruled the world.
One of the classic albums of hair metal, Poison’s Open Up And Say… Ahh! celebrates its 30th anniversary with a 180-gram reissue via Capitol/UMe on April 20.
Shiny productions, daft haircuts, yet music full of substance. We roll up the jacket sleeves, slip on the Ray-Bans & present the Best 80s Hits Of All Time.
Wet Wet Wet bassist Graeme Clark promises a run of special live shows to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough album, Popped In Souled Out.