This week In ’80s Throwback’ 21 by RVM

DEVO, Echo and the Bunnymen, Pet Shop Boys, Gary Numan, Pretenders, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Kate Bush, Miles Davis, The Beach Boys, Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, Pat Benatar. They are the ’80s Throwback’ artists selected among the 239 Posts we publish this week.

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


1 . DEVO – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Lifted from : Devo ‘whip it’ in Hollywood (1980)

2 . Echo and the Bunnymen – The Puppet

Lifted from : Echo & the Bunnymen play in London (1980)

3 . Pet Shop Boys – What Have I Done to Deserve This? (w/ Dusty Springfield)

Lifted from : Parlophone release Pet Shop Boys’ second album : ‘Actually’ featuring ‘It’s a Sin,’ ‘What Have I Done to Deserve This?’ and ‘Heart’ (1987)

4 . Gary Numan – This Wreckage

Lifted from : Beggars Banquet release Gary Numan’s fourth album ‘Telekon’ featuring ‘We Are Glass’ (1980)

5 . Pretenders – Talk of the Town

Lifted from : We wish Happy Birthday to Chrissie Hynde

6 . Siouxsie and the Banshees – The Killing Jar

Lifted from : Siouxsie & the Banshees release ‘Peepshow,’ their ninth studio album featuring ‘Peek-a-Boo’ (1988)

7 . Kate Bush – Army Dreamers

Lifted from : Kate Bush releases her third album : ‘Never for Ever’ featuring ‘Babooshka’ (1980)

8 . Miles Davis – Time After Time

Lifted from : Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘You’re Under Arrest’ recorded with John McLaughlin, John Scofield et al (1985)

9 . The Beach Boys – Kokomo

Lifted from : As we wish Al Jardine a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘The Beach Boys At Their Bests’ post

10 . Pink Floyd – Learning To Fly

Lifted from : EMI publish Pink Floyd’s thirteenth album : ‘A Momentary Lapse of Reason’ (1987)

11 . Roger Waters – 5:06AM (Every Strangers Eyes)

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Roger Waters. ‘Waters Music’

12 . Pat Benatar – Hell Is For Children

Lifted from : Pat Benatar sings in California (1982)


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