80’s Artists New Releases

80’s Artists New Releases

New 4 Hour Janet Jackson Documentary Coming To Lifetime And A&E

A new 4-hour documentary detailing the life of Janet Jackson from child star to superstar singer is coming to A&E and Lifetime.  The project has been filming for the last three years. The release is set to coincide with the 40th anniversary of her debut album. The film deep dives into Jackson's relationship with her family, the Super Bowl scandal with Justin Timberlake, and her rise to become a superstar of her own right behind the shadow of her brother Michael Jackson. It's set to premiere in early 2022. Janet Jackson is personally overseeing the project and serves as executive producer as well as providing personal and archive footage to the film.

Watch The Trailer For New Tina Turner Documentary “Tina”

Simply the best. With a wealth of never-before-seen footage, audiotapes, personal photos, and new interviews, including with the singer herself, TINA presents an unvarnished and dynamic account of the life and career of music icon Tina Turner. Everything changed when Tina began telling her story, a story of trauma and survival, that gave way to rebirth as the record-breaking queen of rock 'n' roll. But behind closed doors, the singer struggled with the survivor narrative that meant her past was never fully behind her. Directed by Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin, the documentary charts Tina Turner's early fame, the private and public personal and professional struggles, and her return to the world stage as a global phenomenon in the 1980s. Angela Bassett, Oprah Winfrey, journalist...

Prince Markie Dee From The Fat Boys Rap Group Dead At 52

Mark "Prince Markie Dee" Morales, Damon "Kool Rock-Ski" Wimbley, and Darren "Buff Love" Robinson, (Died-1995) made up the hip-hop trio of the Fat Boys.  The Fat Boys were a pioneering rap group that was known for incorporating beatboxing into their music. Prince Markie Dee was only 52 years old. The cause of death is yet to be determined. The Fat Boys also appeared in movies with their first starring role in Krush Groove (1985), followed by the comedy Disorderlies (1987). https://youtu.be/wipr12ZmBfw

80s Favorites Like The Go-Go’s, Devo, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, LL Cool J and Kate Bush Nominated For The 2021 Rock Hall Of Fame

The list of 2021 Nominees for the 2021 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has been announced and 80s fans have a lot to be happy about with the choices. You can vote for your favorite by going to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Official site right here: https://www.rockhall.com/ Nominated artists: Tina Turner THE GO-GO’S Chaka Khan LL Cool J Kate Bush DEVO IRON MAIDEN Dionne Warwick Fela Kuti NEW YORK DOLLS RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE FOO FIGHTERS Todd Rundgren Mary J. Blige Jay-Z

Watch Joan Jett Perform With Miley Cyrus At The Superbowl LV Tailgate Party

Miley Cyrus​ and Joan Jett​ perform "Bad Karma", "Bad Reputation", and "I Hate Myself for Loving You" " Live at the #SuperBowl​ TikTok Tailgate​ Pre-Show While 80s music fans are split on what they think about Miley Cyrus' recent versions of cover songs, most were ecstatic to see Joan Jett rocking out recently in the Super Bowl pregame party with Miley. Cyrus was also joined onstage with none other than 80s rocker Billy Idol. You can watch that video at the link at the bottom of this page. https://youtu.be/Y18yXInPCBc https://wild80s.com/watch-billy-idol-and-miley-cyrus-perform-at-super-bowl-lv/  

Watch Billy Idol And Miley Cyrus Perform At Super Bowl LV

Watch Billy Idol performing ‘Night Crawling’ and “White Wedding” at the #tiktoktailgate​ with Miley Cyrus. https://youtu.be/DMGdB0dYP2A  

80s Music Video Of The Day: Laura Branigan – Self Control

Self Control peaked at #4 on the Billboard charts when it was released in 1984. The song was actually a cover song from Raf that Branigan turned into a huge hit. Sadly Branigan died at her home in August 2004 from a previously undiagnosed cerebral aneurysm https://youtu.be/RP0_8J7uxhs Oh, the night is my world City light painted girl In the day nothing matters It's the night time that flatters In the night, no control Through the wall, something's breaking Wearing white as you're walkin' Down the street of my soul You take my self, you take my self-control You got me livin' only for the night Before the morning comes, the story's told You take my self, you take my self-control Another night, another day goes...

80s Music Video Of The Day: Duran Duran – Girls On Film

Released in 1981, it's hard to believe that Girls On Film was only the third single ever released by Duran Duran. The song and video shine a light on the exploitive world of fashion models. There were two versions of the video, with the original being banned by the BBC and needing to be re-edited before being shown on MTV because of nudity. https://youtu.be/KCjMZMxNr-0   See them walking hand in hand Across the bridge at midnight Heads turning as the lights flashing out Are so bright And walk right out to the four line track There's a camera rolling on her back On her back And I sense a rhythm humming in a frenzy All the way down her spine Girls on film Girls on...

Night Flight + Now Streaming Eurythmics: The Video Album

Featuring in-concert performances, conceptual video clips and animation woven together in a fabulous album highlighting Eurythmics’ international smash hits Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This), Love Is A Stranger, and other songs from their album of the same name. You can catch this and other great 80s moments on Night Flight Plus at https://www.nightflightplus.com/

Listen To The New Cheap Trick Song “Light Up The Fire” From Their Upcoming Album “In Another World”

In Another World is coming out on April 9th. If you pre-order now, you have a chance to win a cool item from the band. https://youtu.be/2volrJQ0p2U   Tracklist: 1 The Summer Looks Good On You 2 Quit Waking Me Up 3 Another World 4 Boys & Girls & Rock N Roll 5 The Party 6 Final Days 7 So It Goes 8 Light Up The Fire 9 Passing Through 10 Here's Looking At You 11 Another World (Reprise) 12 I'll See You Again 13 Gimme Some Truth

Rick Springfield To Release New Album “Orchestrating My Life”

The Australian rocker returns with a new live CD and DVD. ‘Orchestrating My Life LIVE at the Saban’ features Rick Springfield performing with a 100 piece Orchestra. The DVD concert film features twelve songs including Rick’s biggest hits. Director PJ Wolff cleverly intersperses rare archival footage, interviews, and photographs from Springfield’s personal collection to weave the incredible and unexpected life story of one of rock’s most recognized and durable superstars. The accompanying CD is a live recording of the electrifying event. https://youtu.be/0wZ-oUlv-QQ Included in this package are 1) The DVD film of the show 2) A CD recording of the show with extra songs 3) A Bonus CD Album consisting of Studio 'Vocal and Orchestra only' versions 4) A Bonus CD Single of Jessie's girl...

Prince Sign O’ The times Calendar Available Now

The limited-edition Sign O’ The Times 2021 calendar features 12 months of stunning album-era photography by Jeff Katz. The 11” x 17” calendar is spiral bound with double-sided, micro-perforated satin pages that can be removed and displayed as individual posters. Each month is annotated with historic moments from Prince’s transformative and prolific Sign O’ The Times era, including the dates of significant studio recordings, performances, and releases.   You can get yours right here.

Watch The New Acoustic XMAS Concert By Kim Wilde Right Here!

Kim Wilde has just released a free live show on YouTube... just a little Christmas show to get you all in the spirit and to raise awareness for 2 relief funds that are helping out of work musicians and road crew during the pandemic. Kim has stated the following: 2020 has been a difficult year for everybody, but road crew and musicians who make a living from the live music industry have seen their income disappear and many are struggling to keep their homes and families afloat. Please consider supporting them so that we can bring live music back in 2021. Even the smallest donations really help. Both StageHand and Crew Nation are running excellent relief funds that are really helping those most in need....

A Very DEVO New Year’s Eve on Night Flight Plus

A Very Devo New Year’s Eve on Night Flight Plus! Celebrate the death of 2020 in devolved style w/ "A VERY DEVO NYE" Livestream and Wine Tasting Party, ft. Gerald Casale of DEVO! TICKETS ON SALE NOW Night Flight Plus is hosting an exclusive wine tasting and live Q&A with Gerald Casale of Devo on New Year's Eve! The live stream will occur at 9 PM ET and is available exclusively for members of Night Flight Plus. It will be streaming on our Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV apps, and online. Purchase VIP access NOW to get two bottles of Gerald Casale’s The 50 By 50 Wine (Pinot Noir and Rosè), participation in the Q&A, and an exclusive dinner menu from Gerald. Featuring guest hosts Dana Gould...

Journey Guitarist NEAL SCHON Releases Solo Album, ‘Universe’ Which Includes A Cover Of Prince’s Purple Rain

JOURNEY Founder NEAL SCHON has released his highly anticipated solo album, UNIVERSE, a 15 track mixture of symphonic classical blues, R&B, soul and rock-fusion. It’s the latest release from the iconic virtuoso guitarist and composer who’s soaring melodic and soulful playing will guide you through a journey of your senses and emotions in only the way his mastery of the instrument can, where each listen feels different and fresh every time. Experience the energy, beauty, and the musical healing nature of one of the most important artists of our generation with NEAL SCHON UNIVERSE produced by Narada Michael Walden. Neal Schon joined Santana in 1971 and founded Journey in 1973, and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2017. https://youtu.be/4t3IcR8HXRU Track List: 1. Something In...

Howard Jones Releases Strictly Limited, Signed Collectors Edition CD

To celebrate the release of the CD Howard Jones - Live at Siyan which was recorded and broadcast live on August 2nd, 2020 from Siyan in High Wycombe. A strictly limited edition collectors CD has been released of the concert. The CD is limited to 1000 copies and is numbered and signed by Howard. At the time of writing, there are about 250 copies left to purchase. The CD features all 16 songs performed at the live concert. The concert was a solo performance with Howard on piano and vocals. https://howard-jones-music-ltd.myshopify.com/ The live album will also be available from 18th December on all digital music platforms https://presave.to/pDTOXD39

Watch Whitney Houston’s Brand New Official Video For One Wish (For Christmas)

Whitney's classic performance--an uplifting soulful plea for hope, peace, and unity on Christmas Day--provides the soundtrack for an animated holiday short film by filmmaker Katia Temkin in the song's first official music video. Lyrics: If I had one wish for Christmas There would be joy and peace here on earth If I had one wish for Christmas this year We would all come together as one   https://youtu.be/nlHI7wVw4Kc Follow Whitney Houston: Facebook: https://WhitneyHouston.lnk.to/subscri... Instagram: https://WhitneyHouston.lnk.to/subscri... Website: https://WhitneyHouston.lnk.to/subscri... Spotify: https://WhitneyHouston.lnk.to/subscri... YouTube: https://WhitneyHouston.lnk.to/subscri...

Midnight Oil To Perform Special Concerts In Early 2021

In early 2021 Midnight Oil will perform a handful of special outdoor concerts called MAKARRATA LIVE. At each show, the band will joined on stage by an incredible line up of First Nations collaborators for a unique concert event featuring music from their #1 mini album The Makarrata Project plus iconic Midnight Oil songs of Reconciliation from throughout their career. These gigs will seek to elevate The Uluru Statement From The Heart which calls for a Makarrata – or “truth telling” – to account for the theft of lands and displacement of First Nations people. The shows will take place in strict accordance with each state’s Covid19 protocols. Due to the huge logistical challenges involved, these events will only be staged at one venue in...

Huey Lewis Talks About Fans Booing The Band In The Early Days

Huey Lewis opens up about the early days of Huey Lewis & The News when the band opened up for the Doobie Brothers: Huey: When we first opened for the Doobie Brothers, we got booed. Our first show, I think we had like 10 or 11 songs. As soon as a song would end, the boos would start. We learned to launch right into the next song immediately, so we didn't give the crowd a chance to boo. After that first show, we were despondent. It was a tough reaction. I said, "Man, that's terrible." The Doobie Brothers said, "Are you kidding? You did a lot better than The Fabulous Thunderbirds. They didn't even get through the whole set." I was like, "Okay, well, at...

A Flock Of Seagulls And Wang Chung Release “Ugly” Christmas Clothing Designs

The folks who created Abducted by the 80s and the Back to the Basement virtual concert want you to check out our brand new merch superstore located at VisionMerch.com! They have some great designs including Ugly Holiday Designs from A Flock Of Seagulls and Wang Chung! Go full 80s and represent your favorite bands with some truly ugly shirts, sweatshirts, and more...!   Go here to shop the latest designs: https://www.visionmerch.com/

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