In August of 1981, MTV blasted off. And the way we “saw” (and heard) music was forever changed. Our salute to a cultural phenom.
Mike Scott has merged influences from Bob Dylan to spoken word in the music of The Waterboys. “Good Luck, Seeker” is the next step.
The Romantics gave the 80s a couple of memorable hits. But their story — and their music — is a whole lot more than what we saw on MTV.
Big Country had one of the most distinctive sounds of the 80s. And they continue to share unreleased music. Guitarist Bruce Watson catches us up.