Pas De Deux – Wavin

Belgians Walter Verdin, Hilde van Roy and Dett Peyskens released this song Wavin in 1983. Search Pas De Deux as they have some other interesting songs.

“Pas De Deux represented Belgium for the 1983 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. The mainstream audience did not understand this unconventional song (a simple tune and just one line of text: ‘Rendez-vous. Maar de maat is vol, en mijn kop is toe’). The band ended third from last. Nonetheless ‘Rendez-Vous’ became a big summer hit in Belgium that year. Pas De Deux released one mini-album and a couple of singles.” – discogs.com

For more info: discogs.com/artist/Pas+De+Deux

X-mas 1983

I was 13 years old when this episode of The Computer Chronicles aired. This means I was logging onto BBS’s and CompuServe with my TRS-80 Color Computer. $9.99 of a floppy disk with a low res christmas card on it!

“The Computer Chronicles was an American television series, broadcast during 1981-2002 on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) public television, which documented the rise of the personal computer from its infancy to the immense market at the turn of the 21st century.” – wikipedia.org

For more info: wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_Chronicles

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Plastic Love

There are so many little gems from the 80s. If you could live a ten decades you could just about hear every underground electronic song from 1980-1989. That makes living ten decades worth it.

“Italo disco is a very broad term, encompassing much of the dance music output in Europe during the 1980s. It is one of the world’s first forms of completely electronic dance music and evolved during the late 1970s and early 1980s in Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and other parts of Europe. Italo disco music has a distinct, futuristic and spacey sound, which was created using synthesizers, drum machines and vocoders.” – WIkipedia

Track: Plastic Love
Artist: Zed
Release Date: 1983
Label: Fuzz Dance Records