In August 1989, the girl with the mousy hair sat down to watch an evening of David Bowie videos, and discovered her favourite song of all time.
My 14 year old self was enchanted by this lost classic from a criminally unknown Australian singer-songwriter.
My youthful musical journey got hit by a surge of adrenaline as I discovered this blistering punk-pop classic featuring the mighty Wendy James.
It was May 1989. I was 14, and a new Bowie obsessive, so it was a thrill to discover that he was back with new music! I had a bit of a shock in store.
One evening in December 1988, “Labyrinth” was shown on Singaporean TV. As it was on a bit late for a school night, my mum recorded it so I could watch it the following weekend. And when I did, it turned out that the Goblin King knew just what kind of magic spell to use on… Read More All the songs of my life, #2: “Magic Dance” by David Bowie
It’s time to expand my blogging horizons outside of the gig world, for let’s face it, writing about gigs is a bit depressing in the current lockdown life! This is a new series where I will talk about all the songs which have impacted my life in one way or another, in roughly chronological order.… Read More All the songs of my life, #1: “It’s A Sin” by the Pet Shop Boys