‘Look Ma, No Mike!’ N°1 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

The La’s, Scritti Politti, Johnny Hates Jazz, Thompson Twins, The Look, Curiosity Killed The Cat, Starship, Soft Cell, Midge Ure, The Communards, Simple Minds, Tears For Fears

They are the performers of twelve “lip sync” music videos that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (01/52) BUT … in the Eighties 80s. (Source)

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!

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‘Look Ma, No Mike!’ N°1 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Tracklist

1 . The La’s – There She Goes

The La’s recorded “There She Goes” in 1988. Lee Mavers, who also serves as the group’s principal guitarist, penned it. As a result of its inclusion in a number of films and TV shows, the song quickly became a hit in the United Kingdom and, later, the United States.

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2 . Scritti Politti – Hypnotize

The British band Scritti Politti recorded “Hypnotize” in 1985. From their album “Cupid & Psyche 85,” this was the lead single. Green Gartside, lead singer and guitarist, also composed and produced the song.

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3 . Johnny Hates Jazz – Turn Back The Clock

The English band Johnny Hates Jazz recorded “Turn Back the Clock” in 1988. From their second studio album, “Turn Back the Clock,” this was the lead single. Clark Datchler, main singer and guitarist for the band, wrote the song.

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4 . Thompson Twins – Lay Your Hands On Me

This is the 1984 single “Lay Your Hands on Me” by English band Thompson Twins. From their album “Into the Gap,” this was the follow-up single. Lead singer/guitarist Tom Bailey also penned the tune.

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5 . The Look – I Am The Beat

Swedish pop band, The Look released “I Am the Beat” in 1984 as the lead single from their debut album of the same name. Micke Finell, the group’s vocalist and guitarist, composed the tune.

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6 . Curiosity Killed The Cat – Down To Earth

The English band Curiosity Killed the Cat recorded “Down to Earth” in 1986. Their first album, titled “Keep Your Distance,” featured it as the first single. Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot, the group’s lead singer, and Julian Godfrey Brookhouse, its keyboardist, penned the song.

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7 . Starship – We Built This City

The American rock band Starship recorded “We Built This City” in 1985. The track was released as the album’s lead single. Bernie Taupin, Martin Page, Dennis Lambert and Peter Wolf all contributed to the song’s writing.

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8 . Soft Cell – Where The Heart Is

Originally released in 1982, “Where the Heart Is” is a song by English synthpop duo Soft Cell. The song was released as the album’s lead single. Both Marc Almond, the band’s lead singer, and David Ball, its keyboardist, contributed to its composition.

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9 . Midge Ure – If I Was

Scots artist Midge Ure recorded “If I Was” in 1985. Ahead of the release of his first solo album, “The Gift,” this song served as the lead-off single. Ure composed it while Billy Currie was responsible for its production.

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10 . The Communards – So Cold The Night

The Communards, an English band, recorded “So Cold the Night” in 1986. It was the follow-up to the album’s first hit, “Red.” Songwriters for the track were the band’s lead singer Jimmy Somerville and keyboardist Richard Coles.

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11 . Simple Minds – Alive And Kicking

Scottish rock band Simple Minds recorded “Alive and Kicking” in 1985. The song was released as the album’s lead-off single. This tune was composed by lead singer Jim Kerr and guitarist Charlie Burchill.

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12 . Tears For Fears – Shout

This is “Shout,” a 1984 single by the English band Tears for Fears. Their album, “Songs From The Big Chair,” featured this track as the lead single. Roland Orzabal, the band’s lead singer, and Ian Stanley, its keyboardist, co-wrote the song.

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