This is my only escape from it all :: Throwback Thursday

Robert De Niro’s Waiting… :: Bananarama from the album, Bananarama (1984) Throwback Thursday “Don’t try to change me, you’re wasting your time.  Now I’ve got something much better in mind.” A Little History: Robert De Niro’s Waiting… is a song written and recorded by UK girl group Bananarama. It was the second single released from their self-titled second album in 1984. The single is one of the group’s strongest performing releases, peaking at # 3 in the UK singles chart. It made a brief appearance on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, peaking at # 95. An extended version of the song was available on the 12″ single. The B-side … Continue reading This is my only escape from it all :: Throwback Thursday

Leaving me here on my own :: VOTD

Cruel Summer :: Bananarama Directed by Nigel Dick Cruel Summer is a pop song originally written and performed by Bananarama that was a top ten hit in Britain in 1983. It was not an immediate international success when it was released. Although it hit # 8 on the UK Chart, its international popularity soared after its inclusion in the 1984 feature film The Karate Kid; this was a year after the song’s original release (the song was released in 1984 in the US). Bananarama did not allow the song to be included in the film’s soundtrack, but regardless it was … Continue reading Leaving me here on my own :: VOTD