This was taken from our first ever gig in Bandung. We passed the audition and played three cover songs: The Killers’ “Somebody Told Me”, Junior Senior’s “Move Your Feet”, and Joy Division’s “Transmission”. The Killers and Joy Division were obviously famous, but little did I know that an obscure electronic band from Denmark like Junior …
When I said 1994 was a defining year, 1993 was the year when it all started.
This playlist particularly celebrates the rise of female singers in the early 1990s. From the 8-octave range rising star Mariah Carey, cheerleader/choreographer-turned singer Paula Abdul, Australian heartthrob Kylie Minogue to the one-hit wonders Shanice and Crystal Waters. And don’t forget the Mancunian Lisa Stansfield! After the success of her debut album “Affection” in 1989, Stansfield …
From Northern Soul to Manchester seemed like a place to be if you were a (pop) music enthusiast in the 1990s.
Back in the days when RCTI was the only private television station and “Roket” was the most anticipated TV show on weekend.
The 1990s was when my musical taste reached its peak.
This year’s birthday playlist represents my favourite songs each year, from the year I was born to 2018.
The 90s was a very important decade for me in terms of music – not only that I listened to a lot of pop and rock music, but I also began to explore on bands that I really like, instead of following other people’s preferences.
Before Spice Girls and All Saints there were.. Shampoo. And after all, “Girl Power” was a single by Shampoo, not Spice Girls.
..or 1994 in 94 minutes.I never really realised how defining 1994 was for me until recently. Basically, almost all of my favourite songs of all time were released in that year, including Erasure’s “Always”, Pet Shop Boys’s “Liberation”, and the Lightning Seeds’s “Lucky You”.