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Intimist version 80s Part 10 - The best of the International Category




The playlist of phew in which you will find all the biggest hits 'International Intimist' of the 80s.


For those who know nothing about it, the ideal way to find everything you need to organize a most memorable romantic evening.


For scholars, the ideal way to find what was best at the time.


Take out the handkerchiefs !


Discography (among others ...) :

  • Lesley Jane - My isle of Wight 1981

  • Messengers - I turn to you 1982

  • John Lennon - Woman 1981

  • Smokey Robinson - Just to see her 1987

  • Genesis - Mama 1983

  • Mike And The Mechanics - Taken in 1986

  • Foreigner - I want to know what love is 1984

  • Midge Ure - No regrets 1982

  • Gary Numan - Miracles 1985

  • Glenn Medeiros - Nothing's gonna change my love for you 1987

  • Dire Straits - Brothers in arms 1985

  • Enigma - Sadeness 1990

  • UB40 - Red red wine 1983

  • Nikka Costa - On my own 1981

  • The Specials - Do nothing 1980

  • Abba - The winner takes it all 1980

  • Anita Baker - Sweet love 1986

  • Joan Jett - Little liar 1988

  • The Pogues - A pair of brown eyes 1985

  • Five Letters - Ma keen dawn 1980

  • Colonel Abrams - Nameless 1987

  • Martika - Toy soldiers 1989

  • Elvis Costello - EVeryday I write the book 1983

  • Fiat Lux - Secrets 1984

  • Isley-Jasper-Isley - Caravan of love 1985

  • Thompson Twins - Lay your hands on me 1984



1981 ... after having started her career in a sensational way with a pure Dance title, she goes straight to an Ultimate Slow. Despite a certain quality, the latter will unfortunately not allow her to equal the feat achieved on the previous title ...


Full Article Lesley Jayne

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/like-an-air-of-maryl%C3%A8ne



1982 ... looks like Ultravox, tastes like Ultravox but it's not Ultravox. And something extremely rare, the copy is well worth the original, a real feat !


Full Article Messengers

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/like-an-aftertaste-of-ultravox



1981 ... his 2nd WONDER, this time, a sublime hymn to women. A title once again with extraordinary inspiration and which vividly shows the enormous potential that the artist still had before his death. MO-NU-MEN-TAL !


Full Article John Lennon

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/most-awesome-of-bad-boys



1987 ... his second biggest hit. Once again on a slow and rhythmic tempo at the same time. A glamorous mode that works perfectly on this title !


Full Article Smokey Robinson

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/the-miracles-maker



1983 ... the group delivers here a musical monument which will surely remain as one of the most emblematic titles of the decade, if not of the twentieth century. A marvel of inspiration that mixes extreme finesse, distressing moments but also colossal strength with an absolutely incredible touch on the drums by Phil Collins at the end of the piece


Full Article Genesis

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/at-the-origin-of-the-start-of-the-beginning



1986 ... the bellows fall somewhat for the group on this title and this in spite of a certain quality. It must be said that the start of their career was so overwhelming that it was obvious that the group could not continue at such a sustained pace ...


Full Article Mike + The Mechanics

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/word-of-mouth



1984 ... an empty year for the group in 1983 but it was to rebound better the following year. And what a twist ! They deliver here their 2nd WONDER, a new amazing title and which will remain, like the previous one, among the most successful of the decade and the XXth century. MA-GNI-FI-CENT !


Full Article Foreigner

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/urgent-looking-for-very-special-girl



1982 ... a particularly successful first solo title which launches the artist's personal career as best it can


Full Article Midge Ure

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/no-regrets-to-have-been-fade-to-grey



1985 ... the singer's style evolved a bit, that's obvious. Little but enough to produce pieces that will qualify as more affordable for ordinary people ...


Full Article Gary Numan

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/change-your-mind



1987 ... which will surely go down as one of the most incredible Ultimate Slows of the decade and of the twentieth century altogether. And it's a cover in addition, of another star of the 80s, which few people know .... MAS-TER-FUL !


Full Article Glenn Medeiros

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/nothing-will-change-his-love-for-her



1985 ... very few Intimist in their discography but a few gems here and there. Including this one. MA-GIC !


Full Article Dire Straits

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/brothers-in-arms



1990 ... the group signs here quite simply one of the most incredible pieces of the XXth century. The perfect meeting between the profane and the sacred. Cretu signs here a real WONDER which allows this concept project to make him One Shot a legend


Full Article Enigma

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/mcmxc-a-d



1983 ... their Masterpiece. THE title that will change everything, explode their notoriety and make them definitively enter the musical legend of the 80s


Full Article UB40

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/the-ivory-madonna-is-dying-in-the-dust



1981 ... a first title that propels her One Shot to the rank of planetary star. Colossal success of entry for a very young girl aged only 9 years ...


Full Article Nikka Costa

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/she-believe-in-fairy-tales



1980 ... a big year 1980 for the group with an almost uninterrupted succession of titles of great caliber. The inspiration is top notch !


Full Article The Specials

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/a-special-message-for-rudy



1980 ... their ultimate WONDER. Surely one of their most beautiful titles and which, despite its exceptional quality, carries a heavy message and premonitiously announces the end of the group ...


Full Article ABBA

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/aaaaaaa-bbbbbbb-bbbbbbb-aaaaaaa



1986 ... after an empty year 1985, we find the singer the following year in a form for the less dazzling. To the point where she signs here the biggest success of her career. HU-GE !


Full Article Anita Baker

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/anita-wants-to-give-you-the-best-of-herself



1988 ... ah, finally a foray into the Intimist. It was damn missing from the group's hunting board. Well, it's the Intimist 100,000 volts version but we will largely be satisfied with it !


Full Article Joan Jett

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/joan-loves-rock-n-roll



1985 ... two titles remained without a future then comes THIS title. A first classified title which launches for good the career of a group with Celtic influences of the first order and which will very quickly become one of the biggest phenomena of the decade


Full Article The Pogues

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/dirty-old-town



1980 ... their Mona Lisa ! A title carried by an inspiration from who knows where and which will very quickly become one of the biggest Ultimate Slows of the decade. And of this end of the twentieth century period ! MA-GIC !


Full Article Five Letters

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/five-small-letters



1987 ... a sweet break in an ocean of Dance titles. A little rest is not harmful, on the contrary and shows all the versatility of the singer


Full Article Colonel Abrams

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/at-your-ranks-set



1989 ... it is THIS title which makes the singer return definitively to the musical legend of the 80s. And paradoxically, in intimate mode. MA-GIC !


Full Article Martika

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/she-feels-the-earth-move



1983 ... the title of consecration. The biggest success of his career one on a very smooth title. Who would've believed that ? HU-GE !


Full Article Elvis Costello

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/in-homage-to-elvis-2



1984 ... it will be necessary to wait for the year 1984 to see their first single classified. A deserved recognition which rewards a talent more than obvious !


Full Article Fiat Lux

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/let-there-be-light



1985 ... as paradoxical as it may seem, it is on an Ultimate Slow that this very dance oriented group gets its first mega hit. Like what...


Full Article Isley-Jasper-Isley

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/8th-wonder-of-the-world



1984 ... a year 1984 which will remain absolutely exceptional for the group with this new title. A title that will undoubtedly remain as one of their most emblematic. MAS-TER-FUL !


Full Article Thompson Twins

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/don-t-mess-with-doctor-dream