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.
To celebrate punk’s singularly DIY spirit, we present 11 unsung rare punk singles from short-lived bands who stuck it to the man in style.
On 25 November 1984, an entire studio of British pop stars came together in London. They came to be known as Band Aid.
Were the censors right? These banned songs caused controversy at the time, but they ultimately beat the authorities, earning their place in music history.
The logo beat off competition from the well-known silhouette of Che Guevara, which came in second, and the Hard Rock Cafe logo in third.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
'War' was deemed a little too forthright to be a Temptations single, but Edwin made it a powerful message song and a huge hit.
Great songs are a compelling soundtrack to our inner worlds, and any list of key singles will be personal rather than definitive, but the 45 45s in our playlist still inspire and...
Brian May described the song as one of the most beautiful that Freddie Mercury ever wrote.
10CC's Kevin Godley has asked fans to "send me your songs, I'll sing them" as he writes and records the songs for his debut solo album due in 2018
Top Of The Pops was Britain’s longest-running and best-loved pop show, and many classic live performances were performed on its stage.
Howard Jones and OMD’s Andy McCluskey discuss working on the ‘Fly’ soundtrack, and perform at the London launch party, on 18 March 2016.
A host of 80s icons have assembled to record a unique soundtrack, Fly: Songs Inspired By The Film Eddie The Eagle, inspired by the Eddie The Eagle biopic.
Jim Diamond, the Scottish singer-songwriter best known for his 1984 UK solo No. 1, ‘I Should Have Known Better,’ has died at his London home at 64.