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By Sharon Davis

The '80s have been a decade of musical swap. because the '70s disco stranglehold used to be damaged, rock, homosexual, dance and dad track competed with funk and soul, romantic ballads and political protest, computerised tune and controversy.

The glamour of dress, greasepaint and cross-dressing was once placed to solid use by means of New Romantic teams like Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, gentle telephone, tradition membership and the Human League, whereas the area additionally seemed to Britain for the main fascinating pop acts akin to the multi-million-selling Wham!, Frankie is going To Hollywood, Eurythmics and the puppy store Boys. Mainstream dance song was once at its height, spearheaded by way of inventory, Aitken and Waterman, and their good of artists, together with Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan and Rick Astley, have been all chart-topping names.

From the us got here the artist of the last decade, Michael Jackson, whereas Madonna and Whitney Houston supplied the 'Girl energy' of the '80s. the last decade additionally observed the philanthropic aspect of the tune because the stars replied to famine in Ethiopia with the charity documents 'Do They comprehend it truly is Christmas?' and 'We Are The World'.

The'80s catered for all musical tastes, irrespective of how weird and wonderful, and used to be way more eclectic than the other decade. From bubble-gum pop with greenbacks Fizz to the stadium rock of easy Minds,'80s Chart-Toppers brings a accomplished year-by-year, month-by-month consultant to the most popular sounds of the decade.

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