Monday, September 15, 2008

Let Your Body Learn


Back in the 80's a big part of my teenage social life revolved around under 21 night clubs. There were two clubs in York, Pa at the time that catered to my alternative taste in music-Big City Under 21 Nite Club and Zakie's. Me and my friend Jessica's entire week revolved around Friday nights at Big City. What would we wear? (Would I wear that Benetton pink sweater dress AGAIN?) Who would drive? Who would be there? What song would be our song to dance to in the cage? Would the Swatch Bunch be there? I even had my first kiss at Big City. Tonight ,an old friend Krista today informed me that on October 11th, there will be an actual Big City reunion for those who hung out there in the '80s and I have to confess that after seeing one of the playlists for the evening, I'm tempted although I would have to recommend adding Nemesis by Shreikback. So, who's game? My mom will drive.

A Guy Called Gerald – Voodoo Ray
A Split Second – Rigor Mortis
Age of Chance – Kiss
Alien Sex Fiend – Now I'm Feeling Zombified
Berlin – Sex (I'm a …..)
Big Audio Dynamite – The Bottom Line (the only thing to do is climb)
Bigod 20 – Body to Body
Bigod 20 – IQ
Bollock Brothers – Harley David (son of a bitch)
Bolshoi – A Way
Bomb the Bass – Beat Dis (the names have been changed to protect the innocent)
Book of Love – Modigliani
Book of Love – Boy
Book of Love – Pretty Boys and Pretty Girls
Boys from Brazil – Hot Stuff
Bronski Beat – Hit That Perfect Beat
Camouflage – The Great Commandment
Celebrate the Nun – Will You Be There
Cetu Javu – Have in Mind
Clan of Xymox – A Day
Cure – Boys Don't Cry
Cure – Let's Go to Bed
Damned – Grimly Fiendish
Dead Milkmen – Instant Club Hit (you'll dance to anything by ….)
Dead or Alive – Brand New Lover
Dead or Alive – My Heart Goes Bang
Dead or Alive – You Spin Me Round
DeeeLite – Groove is in the Heart
Depeche Mode – Behind the Wheel / Route 66
Depeche Mode – Everything Counts
Depeche Mode – Master and Servant
Depeche Mode – People are People
Depeche Mode – Strange Love
Die Krupps with Nitzer Ebb – Machineries of Joy
Dominatrix – The Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight
Echo and the Bunnymen – Bring on the Dancing Horses
Eddy Huntington – Meet My Friend (called dick)
English Boy on the Love Ranch – The Man in your Life
Erasure – A Little Respect
Erasure – Oh L'Amour
Erasure – Sometimes
Erasure – Victim of Love
Fine Young Cannibals – Johnny Come Home
Friends of Carlotta – Finger FOC
Front 242 – Headhunter
Front 242 – Welcome to Paradise (hey poor, you don't have to be poor anymore)
George Kranz – Trommeltanz (din daa daa)
Hohokam – Harlequin Tears (why does your heart beat, heartbeat now?)
Humanoid – Stakker Humanoid
Killing Joke – Eighties (I'm living in the)
KMFDM – Na├»ve (everybody needs somebody, everybody needs love)
Kon Kan – I Beg Your Pardon
Icicle Works – Birds Fly (whisper to a scream)
Information Society – What's On Your Mind
Les Rita Mitsouko – C'est Comme Ca (laa laa laa laa)
Lil Louis – French Kiss
Lords of Acid – I Sit on Acid (darling come here … ummm… lick me in my ear)
Love and Money – Candybar Express (take a ride on the sugar train)
Love and Rockets – Ball of Confusion (that's what the wold is today, hey hey)
Man to Man – Male Stripper (in a go go bar)
Man to Man – I Need A Man
MARRS – Pump Up the Volume
Micro Chip League – New York, New York (city of the people, city of deceivers)
Mighty Lemon Drops – Out of Hand
Ministry – Everyday is Halloween
New Order – Age of Consent
New Order – Bizarre Love Triangle
New Order – Blue Monday
New Order – True Faith
New Scene – Out of Control
Nitzer Ebb - Let Your Body Learn (fast beat the feet)
Nitzer Ebb – Murderous (where is the youth)
Nitzer Ebb – Join in the Chant (guns, guns, guns, guns, fire, fire, fire whoop!)
Paul Lekakis – Boom Boom (boom lets go back to my room)
Pet Shop Boys – Always on My Mind
Pet Shop Boys – It's A Sin
Rob Base – It Takes Two
Robotiko Rejekto – Rejekto
Radiorama – ABCD
Revolting Cocks – No Devotion
Sabrina – Boys
S-Express – Theme from S-Express (i've got the hots for you)
Shooting Party – Safe in the Arms of Love (never look back)
Siouxsie – Cities in Dust
Sisters of Mercy – This Corrosion
Skinny Puppy – Dig It
Skinny Puppy – Testure
Society – Love It (cmon cmon cmon cmon cmon love it)
Soft Cell – Tainted Love
Timelords – Doctorin' the Tardis (doctor who hey doctor who)
Tones on Tail – Go! (yah, yah, yah, yah, yah, yah, yah, yaaaah, yah)
Voyou - Houseman
Wire – Ahead (i remember, i remember, i remember .. making the body surge)
Weathermen – Poison
When in Rome – The Promise
Yaz – Don't Go
Yaz - Situation
Yazz and Plastic Population – The Only Way is Up (baby)
You've Got Foetus on Your Breath – Wash It All Off (supercalifragilisticsadomasichism)

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