When I said 1994 was a defining year, 1993 was the year when it all started.
I went to see Aladdin last month and it took me way back to the original Disney’s Aladdin released 27 years ago. Oh dear, most of Instagram hipsters hadn’t even been born yet. Aladdin was my favorite Disney’s movie throughout my entire childhood and it gave me a whole new perspective on the exoticism of …
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.
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”.
Charli XCX might have had a big hit with “1999” last year, but she did not have the slightest idea on how it felt like to live in 1999. This playlist is a recollection of my music memories in 1999 – how Eminem was a nobody and there was more to music than Britney and …
So it’s been a while since I last posted on my #tbt1998 playlist. There is no winter in Indonesia, but the rainy season has already started and if you are soaking wet and entering a shopping mall, you will completely feel as if you are stepping into a gigantic refrigerator.
It’s time for another #ThrowbackThursday playlist from the year 1998 and this month it features 24 songs of male vocals.