Title   : Sounds of the Eighties 1986
Label   : Time Life
Medium  : CD
TTime   : 74:39
Notes   : A small paragraph about each bands and a few pictures.
Reviewer: Charles R. Grosvenor Jr.
Paid    : $20
Rank    : 5 out of 5.

Track Listing
Title                                  Artist(s)
-=-=-                                  -=-=-=-=-
Addicted to Love                       Robert Palmer
Everybody Have Fun Tonight             Wang Chung
Don't Get Me Wrong                     The Pretenders
Sara                                   Starship
So Far Away                            Dire Straits
Rock Me Amadeus                        Falco
Talk To Me                             Stevie Nicks
Invisible Touch                        Genesis
Glory of Love                          Peter Cetera
Walk This Way                          Run-D.M.C.
Word Up                                Cameo
The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear
  Shades                               Timbuk 3
Venus                                  Bananarama
Mad About You                          Belinda Carlisle
Kyrie                                  Mr. Mister
Burning Heart                          Survivor
Life In a Northern Town                Dream Academy
No One Is To Blame                     Howard Jones

        A great disc from Time Life, glad I didn't stop getting them after
the first few discs of this series.  Big hits, big names seems to be the
common refrain of this disc.  I would have perfered "Things Can Only Get
Better" by Howard Jones over "No One is to Blame" and something, anything
other than "Everybody Have Fun Tonight" which seems to be the most overplayed
Wang Chung song, these guys did do better music than this.  Nice change of
pace also to hear something other than "Eye Of the Tiger" by Survivor.
Overall a great disc if you liked top 40 music in the middle of the eighties.
There wasn't much New Wave by this point of the decade, so I can't really
picture them putting any on a disc from 1986.  Definately better than the
Billboard CD from 1986.  Oh, and the version or "Rock Me Amadeus" is the
German version (naturally) I don't think it's the normal radio edit, but I
don't have too many copies of this song, so I can't say for sure which edit
it is (no clues in the booklet either).

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