This week on Revenge of the 80s, we play new music from The Waterboys and Doctor & the Medics plus classics from Split Enz. XTC, Kate bush, Icehouse and more.
Kate Bush today was honored in a special ceremony as a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. A medal was bestowed upon the singer today by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.
Each of the seven tracks in 50 Words For Snow is chilling in its musical imagery, but with the comforting sounds of Bush’s teasingly enchanting voice.
This week, weplay the new single from Kate Bush, “Wild Man,” and classics from XTC, Red Rockers, Amazulu, Gazebo, Wall of Voodoo, The Clash and more
The first single from Kate Bush’s soon-to-be-released 50 Words for Snow album is now available to the public. “Wild Man” is available via digital download through several music retailers.
Kate Bush confirmed rumors about the release of her first album of new music in six years.
EMI records exec tells an Australian reporter he expects a new Kate Bush album in November
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features classic alternative music from artists including XTC, Icehouse, The Untouchables, Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush, The Motels, Romeo Void and Voice of the Beehive. We will also play new tracks from The Little Girls and Gorevette.
This week, we welcome tMartin Fry, to Revenge of the 80s as he gets set to kick off his second straight year with the Regeneration Tour.
This installment of Revenge of the 80s: A Salute to Mothers includes cuts from Voice of the Beehive, Tears For Fears, Strawberry Switchblade, Louise Robey, Kate Bush and Altered Images.
This week’s show will honor the Moms on Mother’s Day… we will have classic alternative music in celebration of mothers (“Mother Stands for Comfort” by Kate Bush comes to mind) while we will also play tracks from moms of the 80s (and a few NEW moms from the era)
This week’s show features some classic alternative tracks from artists including Strawberry Switchblade, Captain Sensible, INXS and the Soup Dragons with some deeper cuts from The Flirts and Kate Bush. We also introduced a new feature: the “Later Cut,” where we play some of the artists’ post-1980s work between the end of the decade and new music from recent years.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature classic alternative tracks from Strawaberry Switchblade, Altered Images, INXS and REM as well as some deeper cuts from Kate Bush, The Flirts and Mojo Nixon
This week, in honor of April Fool’s Day, our entire second hour pays homage to some of the best comedy tracks of the 1980s, including classics from Bad News, Neil, Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper, The Frantics and Julie Brown
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we honor April Fools Day with some of the great classic alternative novelty songs of the 80s with tracks from Bad News, Joe Dolce, Miss Julie Brown, The Kids in the Hall, Niel and more.
The podcast for the February 20th Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post.
This week, we feature classic alternative tracks from artists including REM, Altered Images, Kate Bush, Depeche Mode (whose new single, “Wrong,” will premiere on German TV on 2/21) and Aneka
This week’s show will feature classic alternative tracks from artists including Depeche Mode (whose first single from their upcoming album will premiere on German TV tomorrow), Kate Bush, Ameka and Book of Love. We will also catch up on some requests, which can be made by e-mailing us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A short while back, Revenge of the 80s Radio did a show featuring great movie soundtrack songs of the 80s. We featured some of the more well-known tracks as well as some of the more obscure. The question, however, of which movie soundtrack songs stood out from the others bore answering
This week, we salute some of the great movie soundtrack songs of the 1980s including classics from fine cinema such as “Surf II,” “Revenge of the Nerds,”Private School,” “Up the Academy” and “Out of Bounds.” Other, perhaps more well-known 80s movies are represented as well.
Tonight, Revenge of the 80s features its first annual Christmas Special, featuring holiday music from artists of the era including The Alarm, Captain Sensible, Kate Bush, Wall of Voodoo and Squeeze.
This Friday, Revenge of the 80s will air its first Christmas Special, featuring classic holiday cheer from top new wave/alternative artists from the 1980s — the decade when even Santa wore thin ties and sunglasses with his suit. Along with the standards from The Waitresses, The Pogues (with Kirsty MacColl), David Bowie (with Bing Crosby) […]
This week’s show features an interview with 80s movie icon Eddie Deezen, who is best known to many as “Menlo Schwartzer” in Surf II, “Wesley” from Midnight Madness, “Eugene” from Grease (1 & 2). “Eddie Lipschitz” from The Whoopie Boys and several other characters. Our discussion kicks off the second half of the show; we […]
The podcast for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show, featuring an interview with Will Powers, is up and available at the bottom of this post. Will is actually Lynn Goldsmith, the brilliant world-class photographer and director who brought us the album Dancing for Mental Health, which is currently available on CD Baby. Goldsmith […]
The podcast for our 9/5/08 Revenge of the 80s Radio Show is now available at the bottom of this post. During the program, we featured music from various artists including REM, Kate Bush, Nick Cave, Strrawberry Switchblade and The Clash. We also features a studio recording of The Little Girls’ “The Earthquake Song” from their […]
Our poidcast for this week’s show is up. This week, we featured a replay of our earlier interview with the great singer/songwriter/musician/storyteller Stan Ridgway, which leads off the second hour. We also featured music from artists of the 80s including Madness, Amazulu, Kate Bush and Berlin
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time Tonight’s show will feature a re-broadcast of our interview with the great songrwiter/musician/singer/storyteller Stan Ridgway. We will also feature tracks from artists including REM, Amazulu and Kate Bush. Revenge of the 80s Radio airs live every Friday night 7-9pm on […]
ABC is considered the defining group for the New Romantic style of music that was first popular in the U,K, before sweeping into the states. The style, the smoothness of the sound and (as our guest Martin Fry put it) the big choruses are what drew people to the new wave splinter genre. Fry was […]
The podcast for our 4/18/08 show is up. Hour 1 features music from The Go-Gos, Trio, Voice of the Beehive, Amazulu and more; Hour 2 includes cuts from Kate Bush, Q-Feel, ABC and Paul King.