Everyone has their guilty pleasures or just stuff that puts a big, fat smile on their face. For some, it just a mere scoop of Ben & Jerry's One Cheesecake Brownie ice cream. Others, it's the latest novel from Laurell K. Hamilton. Some are never satisifed at all. LOL Well, we are not going to talk about those who quite simply will never be satisifed irregardless of how the dice may land.
In the '80's, record shops were the coolest place in the world to hang out when you weren't buying gadgets from your local Radio Shack. After spending countless hours in the malls or shopping strips, you would go home & turn up your radio as loud as the dial would go. Of course, there is always a rapping on your door that halts this kinda fun but it was good while it lasted. There is even more fun to be had when the parents left town or were at work. Then you would've had the place to yourself & only the sh*tty neighbors to deal with. Crank it up one more time.
Whether you were into rap or metal at the end of the era doesn't really matter. The '80's were a pivotal point for literally all kinds of music & I think everyone carried away something with them before walking head on into the '90's. Here is some stuff that I miss.
1. Darking Nikki-Prince 2. Metro-Berlin 3. Fight For Your Right-Beastie Boys 4. Flesh For Fantasy-Billy Idol 5. Call Me-Blondie 6. You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)-Dead Or Alive 7. Hungry Like The Wolf-Duran Duran 8. 99 Luft Balloons-Nena 9. Melt With You-Modern English 10. Every Breath You Take-The Police 11. Mr. Roboto -Styx 12. Bizarre Love Triangle-New Order 13. Invincible-Pat Benatar 14. Love Song-The Cure 15. Here Comes The Rain-Eurythmics
Who doesn't love what modern technologies can do for us? As if the invention of the CD over twenty years ago wasn't exciting enough, now we can burn our own CDs and create our own compilation albums. For me, this has become a cheap, fun, and relatively easy way to gather my favorite songs and my favorite artists on one CD. Being an obsessive compulsive, I've now created compilation CDs for just about every imaginable mood I'm in. I've got some for when I'm reading, some to inspire me when I write, … more