By the last months of the 1980s, it had been over four years since 'Songs From The Big Chair.' Could Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith still deliver?
'Money For Nothing' enjoyed a three-week reign as the band's only American No.1 single.
In memory of the much-missed troubadour, songwriter and unique performer.
The 1966 smash had the working title ‘This Is Where I Came In,’ before Holland-Dozier-Holland found the lyric they wanted.
With Phil Collins handling production duties, Frida’s ‘Something’s Going On’ was a confident album which became the most successful post-ABBA solo project.
'Brothers In Arms' hit the top of the US album chart on August 31, 1985 and held sway for nine weeks.
It was the year of the band's 25th anniversary tour, which brought new performances of Pete Townshend's opus.
The music world is full of talented multi-instrumentalists, and the best one-man bands have a unique vision that only they can achieve, alone in the studio.
The two newly-announced dates are at Birmingham’s Utilita Arena on April 7 and The O2 in London on April 30.
‘Caribou’ found Elton John relocating to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado for his follow-up to the insanely successful ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’.
The duo of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith became a huge part of the major US chart takeover by British acts of the mid-1980s.
In 1977, the group saluted what is now the longest-running TV football show in the world.
The guitarist says, "it'll always be twinned with me, and I still enjoy playing it. It's a great melody for guitar".
It barely touched the UK chart, but the album is revered by fans as a Genesis landmark.
The band scaled new peaks with their first album of the 1980s.