Barbra Streisand’s ‘The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic!’ is on the Way
Nov20

Barbra Streisand’s ‘The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic!’ is on the Way

There is no doubt that Barbra Streisand is a multi-generational artist. Being that this is an 80s site, it would be “nuts” not to chat about her upcoming release. Barbra Streisand’s The Music…The Mem’ries…the Magic! album will debut on December 8. Fans will remember that Streisand’s 1980 album Guilty featured a slew of hits. The album release also coincides with the release of the Barbra: The Music…The...

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80s Tight Jeans are Not A Hit with Stranger Things Star
Nov16

80s Tight Jeans are Not A Hit with Stranger Things Star

The 80s are filled with a ton of loose fitting clothes. The only problem was either they were hammer pants or over-sized sweaters. Unfortunately most of the jeans and pants from the 80s were pretty form-fitting. So in today’s age of baggier options, it’s no surprise that Stranger Things star Joe Keery wasn’t all that thrilled with the 80s tight jeans. “Not only did Keery get into shape because he was told the...

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TOTO 40 Trips Around The Sun (Greatest Hits) to Release in 2018
Nov15

TOTO 40 Trips Around The Sun (Greatest Hits) to Release in 2018

TOTO will release its Greatest Hits package titled 40 Trips Around The Sun in February. The 17 track album features three previously unreleased recordings: “Spanish Sea” “Alone” and “Struck By Lightning” alongside newly remastered classic tracks worked on by Elliot Scheiner & Gavin Lurssen and his team.  The core Toto members, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Joseph Williams...

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What Justice League Would Look Like in 80s VHS
Nov13

What Justice League Would Look Like in 80s VHS

You were probably never wondering what the Justice League would look like in 80s VHS form, however, it still exists. Just a few days before the release of the brand new Justice League film, a YouTube video featuring an 80s VHS intro of the characters has surfaced. “A fan has cut together a grainy, VHS-style intro for Justice League, using real footage from the film’s promotional material to concoct the cheesiest, ’80s-accurate...

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Thor: Ragnarok Used the 80s Just Like Everyone Else
Nov08

Thor: Ragnarok Used the 80s Just Like Everyone Else

One thing is definitely for certain, the 80s has never died and it never will. That’s because a large majority of films and overall media have been keeping it relevant over the past decade or so. The new Thor: Ragnarok joined the ranks of IT and Stranger Things is pulling inspiration from the 80s and it seemed to have paid off pretty well. Thor: Ragnarok Used the 80s Just Like Everyone Else From the colorful promo posters to...

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Can Fanny Packs Make A Comeback?
Nov07

Can Fanny Packs Make A Comeback?

Many vintage fashions from the 80s have made a complete comeback in present day. However, there is one that often teeters on the edge of a full comeback. Fanny packs. Is it possible that the fanny pack can make a complete comeback? Can Fanny Packs Make A Comeback? On Halloween? Heck yeah the fanny pack makes a comeback but how many people actually use one as a functional fashion piece? Not many right? Today, function is actually a...

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U2 Reveals ‘Songs of Experience’ Album and eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour Plans
Nov01

U2 Reveals ‘Songs of Experience’ Album and eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour Plans

Songs of Experience, the 14th studio album from U2, will be released December 1, 2017 by Interscope Records in the U.S. and via Universal Canada on CD, vinyl, digital download and across streaming platforms. Accompanying the announcement of the Songs of Experience release, Live Nation has confirmed that U2’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour will begin in North America in May 2018. Just as Songs of Experience serves as a companion...

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Why 80s Fans Should Love ‘Stranger Things’
Oct30

Why 80s Fans Should Love ‘Stranger Things’

For the next week or so, you won’t be able to visit any online entertainment site without some piece on Stranger Things. Unfortunately we’re also going to be held in that realm for today. The truth is, 80s fans should love Stranger Things. We have a brief theory on why and who knows, maybe you’ll check it out after reading this. Why 80s Fans Should Love ‘Stranger Things’ We’re gonna keep this very...

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George Michael’s ‘Listen Without Prejudice / MTV Unplugged’ on Course For No. 1
Oct25

George Michael’s ‘Listen Without Prejudice / MTV Unplugged’ on Course For No. 1

Over 27 years from its initial release, the reissued version of George Michael’s Listen Without Prejudice featuring an all new MTV Unplugged session is on course to be number one on the UK album chart. George Michael’s ‘Listen Without Prejudice / MTV Unplugged’ on Course For No. 1 “The Listen Without Prejudice re-release coincides with the airing of a documentary about the ex-Wham! singer’s career,...

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Were the 80s the Best Halloween Decade?
Oct24

Were the 80s the Best Halloween Decade?

Halloween is a special kind of holiday for people who just love any and everything spooky. It’s a great excuse to get dressed up as something you are not. Honestly, times have changed and we think the 80s may have been the best Halloween decade. This is simply based off of the classic films that the decade featured. Were the 80s the Best Halloween Decade? “We could sit here all day and debate which era produced the best...

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Three 80s Lionel Richie Albums to Return on Vinyl
Oct23

Three 80s Lionel Richie Albums to Return on Vinyl

On December 8, Motown/UMe will release three albums on vinyl from one of the most successful solo artists in Pop/R&B crossover history, Lionel Richie. Three 80s Lionel Richie Albums to Return on Vinyl The albums include — 1982’s Lionel Richie, 1983’s Can’t Slow Down, and 1985’s Dancing On The Ceiling — sealed the recent Kennedy Center Honoree’s legacy as one of the most popular singer/songwriters of...

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Here’s How INXS’ Hit ‘Need You Tonight’ Got Discovered
Oct19

Here’s How INXS’ Hit ‘Need You Tonight’ Got Discovered

There are plenty of stories out there on how songs were written, discovered and marketed. The story of INXS’ “Need You Tonight” is particularly interesting and was the subject of a pretty awesome Billboard piece, focused on INXS, Kick and the single “Need You Tonight.” Here’s How INXS’ Hit ‘Need You Tonight’ Got Discovered “As Chris Murphy, the longtime ­manager of INXS,...

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This Celebration of Toto’s ‘Africa’ is the Best Thing Ever
Oct17

This Celebration of Toto’s ‘Africa’ is the Best Thing Ever

When you have a favorite tune, more so, favorite 80s tune what do you do? You sing/scream it at the top of your lungs when it comes on. Well, one town in England is going to do just that to celebrate their love for. Toto‘s “Africa.” “Crowds are proposing to gather by the fountain in the city centre on October 28 from 7.30pm. Their motive? Well it seems to be just about pure love for the ‘greatest power...

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Some the Greatest 80s Pink Floyd Albums to be Reissued
Oct16

Some the Greatest 80s Pink Floyd Albums to be Reissued

Fans of Pink Floyd, especially 80s Pink Floyd fans are going to be rejoicing as both A Collection of Great Dance Songs and Delicate Sound of Thunder will be reissued. Some the Greatest 80s Pink Floyd Albums to be Reissued “A Collection of Great Dance Songs and Delicate Sound of Thunder mark the continuation of Pink Floyd Records’ re-release program, which already includes the band’s remastered studio catalog on 180g vinyl. The...

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Apple Turns to Steven Spielberg to Revive ‘Amazing Stories’
Oct12

Apple Turns to Steven Spielberg to Revive ‘Amazing Stories’

It looks like Apple will be taking a page out of Netflix’s book with using 80s nostalgia to attract viewers. The company is moving towards original content and one of its first orders of business happens to be a revival of the 80s show “Amazing Stories.” Apple Turns to Steven Spielberg to Revive ‘Amazing Stories’ “Amazing Stories” ran from 1985 to 1987 and featured a plethora of short stories...

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