My favorite songs, 1985

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My top 3 of favorite songs of the year 1985 (out of 37 listed here):

  1. Fine Young Cannibals – Johnny come home ****
  2. The Stranglers – No mercy ****
  3. Full Force – Alice, I want you just for me **

Other favorites:

  • Alison Moyet – The ol devil called love **
  • Colonel Abrams – Trapped **
  • Duran Duran – A view to a kill ****
  • Grace Jones – Slave to the rhythm ****
  • Frank Boeijen Groep – Kronenburg Park ****
  • Katrina & The Waves – Walking on sunshine ****
  • Madonna – Material girl ****
  • Paul Hardcastle – 19 ****
  • Pet Shop Boys – West end girls ****
  • Propaganda – Duel (eye to eye) ****
  • Rick James – Glow ****
  • Splitsing – Wind en zeilen ****
  • Steve Arrington – Feel so real ****
  • UB40 – Don’t break my heart **
  • The Waterboys – The whole of the moon ****

Doubt cases:

(I don’t know if I want to put it in the list above, or in the ‘bubbling under’ part)

  • Alisha – Baby talk ****
  • Kate Bush – Running up that hill ****
  • Kid Creole & The Coconuts – Endicott ****
  • Killing Joke – Love like blood ****
  • Loose Ends – Hangin’ on a string **
  • Magazine 60 – Don quichotte ****

Bubbling under:

  • Debarge – Rhythm of the night ****
  • Ivan – Baila ****
  • Madonna – Dress you up ****
  • Madonna – Into the groove ****
  • Mary Jane Girls – In my house ****
  • Nicole – Don’t you want my love ****
  • Nu Shooz – I can’t wait ****
  • Paul Hardcastle – Don’t waste my time ****
  • Sheila E – A love bizarre **/****
  • Sister Sledge – Frankie ****
  • Skipworth & Turner – Thinking about your love **/****
  • Sly Fox – Let’s go all the way ****
  • Whistle – Just buggin’ **/#



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