Released in 1982, Joe Jackson's Steppin' Out reached number 6 in the UK charts in early 1983 and did just as well in the USA. An absolutely fantastic pop song by a brilliant musician, he was never to scale these chart heights again, but he made his mark in ...
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Down Under is/was one of the greats of the 80s and was a huge worldwide hit. Men At Work had a few other notable hits, but nothing anywhere near as big as this one.
Save A Prayer became Duran Duran's highest charting hit to date, reaching number 2 in the UK charts in 1982. Another personal favourite of mine.
Love Is A Stranger was the Eurythmics breakthrough hit, reaching number 6 in the UK charts in 1982. They went on to have a string of UK Top 10 hits in the 90s, though only one Number 1 (and no, it wasn't Sweet Dreams!). I was lucky enough to see them liv...
Mirror Man by The Human League reached number 2 in late 1982. The video is very similar in style to their Don't You Want Me one.
Why by Carly Simon is a real favourite of mine. It reached the UK Top 10 in 1982, her penultimate UK Top 10 single.
In my opinion, Duran Duran's Rio is one of *the* greatest ever pop videos. Period. However, it only reached number 9 in the UK charts (their big hits were yet to come)!