Pages

27.5.05

The Slightest Touch and Down To Earth... Pop Heaven In 1987...

This is great 1980s pop - courtesy of the Pearson siblings, AKA Five Star.


June 1987 - and Curiosity Killed The Cat, who first charted with Down To Earth in January, were on the cover of Smash Hits. "You ain't no bird, and so for what it's worth, gonna bring you straight back down to earth..." Perhaps the lyrics were prophetic - 1987 was the height of the mid-to-late 80s yuppie era, but also ripped the rug out from under the upwardly mobile set...

No comments: