Archive for the ‘ 80s ’ Category

Adieu, Sweet Bahnhof


The Young Person’s Guide To The 12″

“It is of course Frankie, and Frankie only”

“The Whip”

“Do as you are told”


Black Swan Green on Top Of The Pops


Black Swan Green by David Mitchell describes 13 months in the life of the teenager Jason Taylor, who (of course) watches Top Of The Pops every Thursday.

More about the music in Black Swan Green here:

Their Lips Are Sealed


Our Lips Are Sealed, written by Terry Hall (Fun Boy Three) and Jane Wiedlin (Go-Go’s).

Our Lips Are Sealed

Nouvelle Vague with Terry Hall.

The movie scenes are from the 1929 silent film Diary of a Lost Girl directed by  Georg Wilhelm Pabst and starring Louise Brooks