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The 80s Are Back -- With a Vengeance

Revenge of the 80s Radio - Hour 2 Chris Cordani

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    • 4.3 • 15 Ratings

The 80s Are Back -- With a Vengeance

    Ep 726, Hour 2- New England Classic Alternative Artists

    Ep 726, Hour 2- New England Classic Alternative Artists

    Our week of 9.2 show podcast/syndication edit is up. In hour 2, we will feature classic alternative artists from New England with music by Robin Lane and the Chartbusters, The Del Fuegos, Jonathan Richman, The Fools, Til Tuesday and many more.

    This is an encore presentation

    • 54 min
    Ep 725, Hour 2 - Sal Solo

    Ep 725, Hour 2 - Sal Solo

    Sal Solo of Classix Nouveau talks with Chris Cordani about the band's new single, "Fix Your Eyes Up," and their upcoming album -- their first since 1983.
    Solo also discusses his own solo career, his pilgrimage to San Damiano, how he joined the Catholic Youth Ministry in the late 80s and how he uses music and videos to help young people on their journeys of faith. We also discuss some Classix Nouveau history, the band's formation and what brought them back together after COVID hit.

    • 54 min
    Ep 724, Hour 2 - New music from Andy Prieboy, Suggs & Paul Weller and Toyah Wilcox

    Ep 724, Hour 2 - New music from Andy Prieboy, Suggs & Paul Weller and Toyah Wilcox

    On this episode of Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Toyah Wilcox, Paul Weller and Suggs, Men Without Hats and Andy Prieboy plus classics by Big Pig, The Clash, Alison Moyet, Dr. Robert and more classic alternative artists
    *Combined Hours 1 and 2***

    • 54 min
    Ep 723, Hour 2 - Phil Thompson on new Department S music

    Ep 723, Hour 2 - Phil Thompson on new Department S music

    Department S' new version of "Is Vic There?" has been a mainstay on the U.K. Heritage Charts and they have a new album coming in September. Phil Thompson, guitarist for the band's current lineup, talks with Chris during this edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio about it

    Phil discusses setting the updated "Is Vic There?" to tune, the September 23, 2022 release of Department S' upcoming Burn Down Tomorrow album (of which he had a major hand in writing), working with the band and his playing with the Rezillos in recent years as well.

    • 54 min
    Ep 722, Hour 2 - Hot Summer Jams with Taco and James Arena

    Ep 722, Hour 2 - Hot Summer Jams with Taco and James Arena

    On this edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio, we talk Hot Summer Jams, the title of both a new single from Taco and new book by music writer James Arena. Both gentlemen have been on with us before, so why not put them together for a show?

    Taco discusses the track, putting it together and James' contribution to the lyrics; James discusses his eighth book and some of the highlighted songs of the season. We also throw around some of our own favorite Hot Summer Jams

    • 54 min
    Ep 721 - With a Musical Tribute to Andy Fletcher

    Ep 721 - With a Musical Tribute to Andy Fletcher

    This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we feature a tribute musical block to Andy Fletcher, a founding member of Depeche Mode

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

warrior2stay ,

Roachford!!!!!!!!

I have to say how excited and impressed I am to hear you play Roachford! Nobody plays Roachford. I’d love to hear Kathleen someday too! Thanks!

mcmaenza ,

A Great Weekly Dose of 80's Goodness

Chris Cordani goes out of his way to put together a great mix of 80's music each week. There is a nice balance between songs you know quite well to hidden (and perhaps sometimes forgotten) gems. After each show I have a list of tracks I need to add to my must-download-soon list of songs.

Bunnypeep ,

Fantastic!!

Makes my hours stuck in a cubicle fly by. Love the mix of well known songs and deep tracks. Eurythmics, Siouxie and the Banshees, Tom Tom Club, just like heaven :)
Great for repeat listening and since there's no wifi at the job, it's almost like my mini pandora new wave station.

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