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Intimist version 80s Part 4 - 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 ...) :

  • The Chameleons - Tears 1986

  • Stray Cats - Stray Cat strut 1981

  • Scritti Politti - Oh Patty (Don't feel sorry for loverboy) 1988

  • Cocteau Twins - Lazy calm 1986

  • Starship - Sarah 1985

  • Siouxie And The Banshees - Swimmin horses 1984

  • Grace Jones - I've seen that face before 1980

  • Hubert Kah - Under my skin 1986

  • Melissa Manchester - No one can love you more than me 1983

  • Jimmy Cliff - Rebel in me 1987

  • Michael Cretu - Love me 1980

  • SOS Band - Tell me if you still care 1983

  • Cherrelle - Saturday love 1985

  • Steve Miller Band - I want to make the world turn around 1986

  • Swing Out Sister - Forever blue 1989

  • Gloria Gaynor - Be soft with me tonight 1987

  • The Bangles - Eternal flame 1989

  • Münchener Freiheit - Play it cool 1987

  • Bananarama - A trick of the night 1987

  • Bryan Adams - Heaven 1985

  • The Stranglers - La folie 1981

  • Avalanche - I would die for you 1989

  • Texas - Everyday now 1989

  • Madness - Yesterday's men 1985

  • Culture Club - Victims 1983

  • Alexander O'Neal - Fake 1987



Clips :


1986 ... as improbable as it may seem, this group can also give in the intimist. And, my gosh, it works perfectly. The proof !


Full Article The Chameleons

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/past-masters-in-the-art-of-adapting



1981 ... which will go down as their highest ranked title of all. A decidedly unique style, completely against current trends but which hits the mark every time !


Full Article The Stray Cats

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/banana-gomina



1988 ... after the hits Dance and Reggae, here they are in Intimate mode, a first. A magnificent ballad which also works perfectly. Can do everything little guys !


Full Article Scritti Politti

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/songs-to-remember



1986 ... after 2 incredible years that were for them 1984 and 1985, one would have thought that the group was going to slow down. What néni. It will be quite the opposite !


Full Article Cocteau Twins

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/the-ode-to-a-mermaid



1985 ... the WONDER which gives the group its second global mega hit. Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful songs of the 1980s. MAS-TER-FUL !


Full Article Starship

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/nothing-s-gonna-stop-them-now



1984 ... undoubtedly one of their most beautiful titles, a depth and a lyricism of the very first order which literally transcends this piece. HU-GE !


Full Article Siouxie And The Banshees

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/ice-fairy



1981 ... THE title that will surely remain as his most incredible and iconic hit. The singer's notoriety literally explodes and the world is inevitably under the spell of this extraordinary icy beauty


Full Article Grace Jones

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/i-ve-seen-that-face-before



1986 ... which will undoubtedly remain as one of their most beautiful titles. It will not be released as a single but this absolutely sumptuous Intimist track really deserved to be revealed. MA-GIC !


Full Article Hubert Kah

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/flower-in-the-snow



1983 ... a year 1983 which saw her excel in the Intimist Dance register. Like what, it was enough simply to try and especially to believe in it a little bit !


Full Article Melissa Manchester

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/a-chic-girl



1987 ... a return to Intimist mode that we no longer expected from the singer. So unexpected that the public will not even be interested in it. Another title that will go completely unnoticed. Frankly shame ...


Full Article Jimmy Cliff

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/jimmy-has-crossed-so-many-rivers



1980 ... a 1980 year resolutely oriented towards the 'emotional' register. And the least we can say is that the singer is particularly effective in this area. And yet, it is in the field of Dance that everything will explode ...


Full Article Michael Cretu

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/this-man-is-the-author-of-one-of-the-greatest-riddles-in-history



1983 ... a year 1983 which saw them come back to the race in an impressive way. Especially when we see them end the year in style with a new title Intimiste of very high class. MAG-NI-FI-CENT !


Full Article SOS Band

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/friends-who-wish-you-well



1985 ... the duo of hell that shatters everything in its path. La Belle recorded her first global hit on this one. Just that !


Full Article Cherrelle

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/be-careful-fragile



1986 ... now, it's only one title per year. That year, the group played it in Intimist mode and my faith, it worked quite well


Full Article The Steve Miller Band

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/abracadabra



1989 ... a magnificent Ultimate Slow to end the year and the decade in style. An area the group had not yet explored. It's done now !


Full Article Swing Out Sister

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/the-living-return



1987 ... a magnificent Ultimate Slow as the last hit of the decade. Like what, nothing is ever finished. MA-GIC !


Full Article Gloria Gaynor

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/gloria-in-excelsis-deo



1989 ... the WONDER ! Their Masterpiece and coincidentally their biggest commercial success. A sumptuous title which literally floats in the air and which once again shows the incredible talents of the girls. Totally MA-GIC !


Full Article The Bangles

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/fans-of-egyptian-bracelets



1987 ... after years of slow but certain evolution, the group reached its best level. The proof with this title which will undoubtedly remain as one of their best. HU-GE !


Full Article Münchener Freiheit

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/they-like-to-play-it-cool



1987 ... already 6 years at the top ! A constant musical quality that does not weaken an iota. The proof with this title. HU-GE !


Full Article Bananarama

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/the-3-venus



1985 ... after the top hits, the time for MEGA hits has come. We start with an Ultimate Slow where the gentle power of the artist works wonders


Full Article Bryan Adams

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/everything-he-does-he-does-it-for-you



1981 ... THE title which definitively consecrates them as one of the major groups of the decade. An incredible title ... and moreover in French. MA-GIC !


Full Article The Stranglers

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/grains-of-madness



1989 ... a beautiful foray into the Intimist, a field in which they had little ventured until then. Magnificent !


Full Article Avalanche

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/the-only-avalanche-that-wishes-you-well



1989 ... the confirmation of an obvious talent. Undoubtedly this group is one of the most beautiful revelations of the end of the decade !


Full Article Texas

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/just-need-a-friend



1985 ... a romantic ballad ...? Yes Yes. Incredible but true from the Barjots ! And it pays off, this will be their last notorious mega hit


Full Article Madness

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/one-step-beyond



1983 ... surely one of their finest titles and one of the finest of the decade. They are as good in the festive as in the Intimist. The mark of the Great. MAS-TER-FUL !


Full Article Culture Club

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/members-of-a-particularly-open-club



1986 ... he signs here a sumptuous Ultimate slow which shows the full extent of his talent in this field. An area that is particularly successful for him ...


Full Article Alexander O'Neal

https://www.bestmusic80.com/post/alexander-the-great