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Wednesday 23 August 2017

Ten eighties singles that deserved better

Jim Hayes

Ten great eighties pop songs that deserved a higher chart placing.

Silver Lining - Stiff Little Fingers (1981, No. 68 UK)

The Promise - When In Rome (1989, No. 59 UK)

Such A Shame - Talk Talk (1984, No. 49 UK)

Streets of Your Town - The Go Betweens (1988, No. 80 UK)

News At Ten - The Vapors (1980, No. 44 UK)

The Ghost In You - The Psychedelic Furs (1984, No. 68 UK)

Song To The Siren - This Mortal Coil (1983, No. 66 UK)

Witness For The World - Cry Before Dawn (1989, No. 67 UK)

Bury Me Deep In Love - The Triffids (1987, No. 97 UK)

Forever Young - Alphaville (1984, No. 98 UK)

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