Why didnt they follow it up ?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by gbb, 23 Sep 2007.

  1. gbb

    gbb Legendary Member

    Location:
    Peterborough
    While the music theme seems popular...one hit wonders where the artist dissapeared off the face of the earth !!!

    For me the early 80s hit 'Oh Superman' by Laurie Anderson.

    It was by far the most haunting of the electronic era, depicting an industrial future where 'mother' was the industrial system itself (you can tell i know it word by word :biggrin: )

    And then.....nothing.

    Actually she did, but it did nothing for me (or anyone else, chart wise)
     
  2. strofiwimple

    strofiwimple Über Member

    Location:
    sunderland
    Joe Dolce- shaddap you face.

    Coat already got and ive gone.
     
  3. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    Location:
    South Beds.
    Was Tony de Vit a one hit wonder?
    He did 'If I can't have you, I don't want nobody baby'....what a load of old tosh that was...:biggrin:
     
  4. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    jilted john. funny thing was that the comedian who played jj and the bloke who played gordon on stage later fell out over a woman. life imitating art methinks.
     
  5. OP
    OP
    gbb

    gbb Legendary Member

    Location:
    Peterborough
    Awesome record....:biggrin:
     
  6. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    Car 67 - Paul Phillips/Peter Zom
    (May be biased 'cos of the false Brummie accents)
     
  7. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    turning japanese, by the vapours
     
  8. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    In the correct mood I love this tune..its so future...

    Gonna have to try and get this (free of course) off the net..:biggrin:

     
  9. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    Try Limewire, I just got a load of hits for it.
     
  10. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    Try Limewire, I just got a load of hits for it.
    Oooops! double posted
     
  11. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    "Coming" apparently...the look on a mans face as he shoots his load!

    The Vapours were managed by Paul Weller's dad...Mmmm maybe that's why they sank without trace...

    Great song though. Same era as another truly great one-hit-wonders "Echo Beach" by Martha and the Muffins. Fantastic.
     
  12. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    Didn't Jilted John morph into John Shuttleworth, one of Northern England's greatest singer-songwriters?
     
  13. Big Bren

    Big Bren New Member

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    Brilliant Mind by Furniture - perfect 80's pop. Still on my ipod and one of my all time favourite songs of all time.

    Bren
     
  14. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    99 Red Balloons by Nena does sound really dated now with those keyboards.

    Unlike Brilliant Mind and Echo Beach which are both brilliant and still sound great today.
     
  15. Half decent:
    Obsession - Belouis Some

    Atrocious:
    Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
     
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