Not much information about Paul Hardcastle other than the fact that he is an English composer who will remain mainly in the musical history of the 80s for the enormous single "19" released in 1985.
As such alone, he deserved this article.
To discover or rediscover.
Discography (among others ...) :
You’re the one for me – Daybreak – A.M.’ 1984
Eat your heart out 1984
King tut 1984
Rain forest 1985
Just for money 1985
Don’t waste my time 1986
The wizard 1986
Walk in the night 1988
40 years 1988
Are you ready 1989
1984 ... first title and already first success in the Charts. Admittedly, success limited to England but he did not ask for more ...
1984 ... the composer begins to make a name for himself in the industry. The hits follow one after another and clearly prove that this young man has talent, that's clear !
1984 ... a BIG year 1984 with this 3rd success in stride. The rise in power is linear and inevitably promises great achievements to come ...
1984 ... success spreads across the Atlantic now. Everything is now ready for a great fireworks display which will not be long ...
1985 ... it will not take place on this title but we are getting closer and closer. In just one year, the artist has established himself as one of the sure values of the moment and will prove with the following title that he is certainly not there by chance !
1985 ... the great fireworks display, here it is ! Here he is simply delivering one of the biggest Dance hits of the decade and triumphantly entering the musical legend of the 80s. MAS-TER-FUL !
1985 ... obviously, impossible for this title to compete with its predecessor. Considering the incredible level of success achieved by '19', it was literally mission impossible !
1986 ... another major success which adds a new star to an already well-stocked prize list. There is really talent in this boy !
1986 ... in just 2 years he will have established himself as one of the best composers of his generation with an exceptional title and several titles of very high caliber. Who says better ?
1988 ... after 2 totally euphoric years, the machine will seize up in a surprising way. First by a year 1987 empty and a return to 1988 in a form that we will qualify as average. Sacred reversal of the situation ...
1988 ... he tries to redo the masterful move he achieved with '19'. Unfortunately, this title will not know the level of incredible success achieved by the latter ...
1989 ... a great adventure which ends with this title. At least on the electronic music part because he will return in the 2000s, but this time in jazzy mode. Who would've believed that...?
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