In this episode, Chris Sockel attempts to defend his theory that the 80’s had “no soul” and an overdose of “pazaz”, which resulted in a lack of emotion. He uses some stand out tracks that broke the trend in the 80’s as examples of what could of been.

Music played:

‘All My Love’ by Led Zeppelin

‘Could You Be Loved’ by Bob Marley and the Wailers

‘Golden Brown’ by The Stranglers

‘State Trooper’ by Bruce Springsteen

‘Pa’ by Doe Maar

‘Pride and Joy’ by Stevie Ray Vaughan

‘New Years Day’ by U2

‘Down on Mission Street’ by Lloyd Cole and the Commotions

‘Kangaroo’ by This Mortal Coil

‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ by Simple Minds

‘Mockingbirds’ by Mark Lanegan


Honorable Mentions:

‘Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes’ by Paul Simon

‘Heaven’ by The Rolling Stones

‘Wicked Game’ by Chris Isaak

‘Fade to Black’ by Metallica

‘Hells Bells’ by AC/DC

‘Here I Go Again’ by Whitesnake

‘Master Blaster (Jammin’) by Stevie Wonder

‘Weather With You’ by Crowded House

‘Get Down On It’ by Kool and the Gang

‘Where Is My Mind?’ by The Pixies

‘I’ve Seen That Face Before (Libertango)’ by Grace Jones


Movies mentioned:

‘Scarface’ directed by Brian de Palma

‘Breakfast Club’ dircted by John Hughes

‘Paris, Texas’ directed by Wim Wenders