New Wave Rewind

Saturdays 8pm - 10pm

It was a cracking show on New Wave Rewind this past weekend – here’s what you heard (or missed):

Squeeze – Annie Get Your Gun

Sinead O’Connor – Mandinka

The Cars – Heartbeat City

Arcadia – Election Day

The Church – Metropolis (see them at Asbury Lanes 3 April 2023)

World Party – Is It Like Today?

Madness – House of Fun (Happy 62nd, Suggs!)

Big Audio Dynamite – Just Play Music (Happy 67th, Don Letts!)

The Police – Driven to Tears

David Bowie – Absolute Beginners

Robyn Hitchcock – Balloon Man

Kate Bush – Rubberband Girl

The Psychedelic Furs – Heartbreak Beat

Icehouse – Crazy

The Alarm – Rescue Me

NOW & THEN (Now)

Boy George – Music is the Best Medicine

NOW & THEN (Then)

Culture Club – War Song

Belly – Feed the Tree

Concrete Blonde – Joey


Chrissie Hynde & Jeff Beck – Mystery Train


Blondie – Rapture (released as a single this week in ’81)

The Waitresses – I Know What Boys Like (Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful? released this week in ’82)

Nena – 99 Luftballons (Nena released this week in ’83)

Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls (Number 1 single in UK this week in ’86)

TOP 3 “Honey” Songs

Number 3: Jesus and Mary Chain – Just Like Honey

TOP 3 “Honey” Songs

Number 2: R.E.M. – Me in Honey

TOP 3 “Honey” Songs

Number 1: Hipsway – The Honeythief