These Are the Top George Michael and Wham! Songs
Dec25

These Are the Top George Michael and Wham! Songs

With Wham! singer and solo success George Michael having passed away at the age of 53, those of us here at Like Totally 80s wanted to give people a chance to remember the iconic artist. Here are some of his best-known (and best-loved) videos). Careless Whisper Faith Father Figure I Want Your Sex Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go The singer’s death was unexpected, but police do not believe there was any foul play. “It is with...

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George Michael, 80s Icon, Wham! Member, has died
Dec25

George Michael, 80s Icon, Wham! Member, has died

George Michael, a singer who rose to fame in the 1980s as part of the group Wham!, has died. In a statement, the star’s publicist said: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.” An 80s icon The 53-year-old became a big star with his band-mate Andrew John Ridgeley as Wham! partly due to catchy songs and partly due to having...

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Meat Loaf Tells Oprah Where He Is Now
Dec11

Meat Loaf Tells Oprah Where He Is Now

Meat Loaf has had a shockingly long career. A performer who easily could have disappeared after Bat Out of Hell faded from memory, he has instead become an actor, released more hit albums, and has remained a popular live act. The singer, currently promoting his latest album Braver Than We Are appeared in an updated version of his Oprah: Where Are They Now? episode where he shared the story behind “Paradise by the Dashboard Light,” as...

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Playlist: All Your Favorite 80s Music videos
Dec11

Playlist: All Your Favorite 80s Music videos

MTV did not create the music video, but it brought all your favorite 80s music videos into prominence. Before the creation of the music video, people only saw musicians at live shows or when they appeared on one of very few shows that featured musical acts. And even those opportunities were rare for bands or solo artists on the edgier. Some of the best 80s bands and artists simply had no place aside from the radio before music videos...

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Depeche Mode Plans New Album, Tour
Nov29

Depeche Mode Plans New Album, Tour

Depeche Mode plans to release a new album, Spirit, in 2017 which will be followed by a world tour. For the new album the the group will be working with producer James Ford of Simian Mobile Disco (Arctic Monkeys, Florence and the Machine) for the first time. Once the new record has been released the group will kick off its world tour with a 32-date European swing. The band will also tour North and South America in the near future,...

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