#61

Made some free time between classes to write this one. Here’s playlist #61 for you-

The first song I have for you came out as a one-hit wonder by Brit musician Robin Scott’s Mproject called “M”. The song is called Pop Muzik. Released in 1979, the song is the very personification of the genres that M gets classified into- new wave/ synthpop.

M is most known for the 1979 hit “Pop Muzik”, which reached No. 2 in the UK Singles Chart in May 1979, and No. 1 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart on 3 November 1979.

-Wikipedia

The song is ridiculous of course, but hey, iconic music from the period was often ridiculous like this one, but still driving.


WhitesnakeWhitesnake now for you with their 1987 hit Looking For Love.

Apparently this ballad wasn’t included on the US version of the album ‘Whitesnake’, which is a pity really. It’s a beautiful song. David Coverdale has so much power and emotion in his voice. I’ve always been a big fan of his style.

From a musical point of view as well, this song has all the elements that would please me.


This next song is a suggestion from a blog follower, so shout-out to you Van Morrisonma’am! It’s a lovely song indeed; one that I hadn’t heard before.

It’s Van Morrison and Mark Knopfler with Irish Heartbeat.

Mark KnopflerSome interesting trivia about this song-

Irish Heartbeat was originally written by Morrision in collaboration with Irish band The Chieftains. The one featuring Knopfler is from Morrison’s studio album, ‘Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue’


Guns N’Roses now with a song of theirs that is my absolute favourite. It’s called Estranged.

Slash with Guns N' Roses

I am honestly not too fond of Axl Rose’s voice, but on this one, I think he sounds really impressive. I like the overall structure of the song as well.

According to Slash, the song was written while the band was rehearsing for an extended period of time in Chicago. Axl revealed that he wrote the song during a more “bummed out” time in his life when his marriage with Erin Everly was annulled.

-Wikipedia

This song has some very intricate impressive guitar and piano work, so if you’re keen as a musician, do pay close attention.


Blackmore's NightThe last song on today’s playlist is one called Rainbow Eyes and is by Blackmore’s Night. The duo consists of Ritchie Blackmore (of Deep Purple fame), and Candice Night.

Of all the Blackmore’s Night songs that I’ve heard (most of which I have liked), this is a favourite. I never seem to get enough of Candice Night’s voice. And of course, there is no need to say it at all- Ritchie Blackmore is guitar genius.


So there you go. Another playlist from me to you.

Until next week.

Happy Listening!

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