Guilty Pleasures (music-wise)?

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  1. Lonsdale71

    Lonsdale71 New Member

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    I've always had a soft spot for Spandau Ballet.
    Since the 1st album and especially the 2nd "Diamond". Diamond is my favourite, Coffee Club, etc.

    And I also like "True" and "Gold" - perfect pop tunes! I normally hate soft radio friendly pop but Spandau are great.

    Opinions?
     
  2. I don't have guilty pleasures. Anything I listen to I am proud that I enjoy.
     
  3. bagface

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    that and i don't listen to bad music.
     
  4. jesuisbryony

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    Little Jimmy Somerville.
     
  5. CharlieFairhead

    CharlieFairhead Loweringthetonesince1974

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    OMD.

    I bought the best of when i was only wee and still enjoy it.
     
  6. Franzanna

    Franzanna In retirement

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    This and Tears for Fears. What can I say, I like some 80s electropop. :blushing:
     
  7. CharlieFairhead

    CharlieFairhead Loweringthetonesince1974

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    :thumb:
     
  8. speedfreaks ball

    speedfreaks ball psychobilly member

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    boney m- its catchy.
     
  9. CharlieFairhead

    CharlieFairhead Loweringthetonesince1974

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    Pato Banton
     
  10. vaca peluda

    vaca peluda Pissed Aunt Sally

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    George Michael. None of those bollock brain lyrics for 'Mother to a Child' but 'Fast Love' gets a nod.
     
  11. I am a Ghost

    I am a Ghost New Member

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    Anyone with a song like this can't be all bad. :thumb:

    [youtube]<object width="560" height="340"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Ht11S6cPcYU&hl=en_GB&fs=1&"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/Ht11S6cPcYU&hl=en_GB&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="560" height="340"></embed></object>[/youtube]
     
  12. Nats1977

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    Too many to list except I don't ever feel guilty about them....

    Scottish rock is probably the most shameful - Del Amitri, Deacon Blue, Hue & Cry - need I go on?!

    Oh and I love all that 80's stuff above - you shouldn't feel ashamed about OMD! Pato Banton on the other hand...:lbf:
     
  13. CharlieFairhead

    CharlieFairhead Loweringthetonesince1974

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    haha i meant the Irish crooner Pat 'O' Banton.

    Nothing ever Happens on a wages day looking for linda.

    haha christ i'm sad. X
     
  14. Happy Maudlin

    Happy Maudlin Corinthian and Caricature

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    That's not a guilty pleasure. Well I like AFI and grunge once and a while. but I no longer believe in guilty pleasures.
     
  15. I have numerous Spandau Ballet tunes that bear the oh-so coveted 5-star rating on my ipod. And the opening synthesizer and guitar in "True" sends my heart aflutter.

    Stop laughing.

    I am also a sucker for sappy and soppy love songs particularly ones from the '70's and '80's. A slice of heaven, I tells ya.
     
  16. SoVeryEntertainig

    SoVeryEntertainig New Member

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    Come on - none of you has mentioned anything awkward to me... :what:

    And here I go:
    Pussycat Dolls When I grow up
    Westlife Ain't that a Kick In The Head
    Midi Maxi Efti Ragga Steady
    Joe Dassin Et si Tu N'existes Pas

    This is what I call GUILTYpleasures ;)
     
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  17. That band...is my absolute favorite (after the Smiths and Moz). Without them, I wouldn't even know who Moz is.
     
  18. Cassius

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    I didn't know that was a guilty pleasure. :o I <3 80's music.

    I think this thread is for trashy music that you would never admit to your friends that you listen to but when you are by yourself you put it on loop.

     
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  19. Maurice E

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    never liked the concept of guilty pleasures - put simply, a song is a song.
    but, if I was to subscribe to it, I`d include I`m Free by Oasis and Big Plastic Trees by Radiohead - two bands I'm hugely embarrassed to admit to (occasionally) liking...
     
  20. lainey

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    I've kept my Billy Idol cds.

    When I go out on a friday night and we end up in a pub/bar that playing 80's music, I love it. Go west, Hall & Oats, luther vandross, Marc Almond, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Yazoo, haircut 100, Kajagoogoo's and I even liked Bowie in the 80's but he's not embarrassing. It was simple music in depressing times.
    My first ever concert was Tears for Fears at the Liverpool Empire and I was interviewed by Andy Kershaw for the Old Grey Whistle Test.
     
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