Sunday, July 22, 2007

The past's future: 1981

So, this weekend we've been reliving the 1981 Smash Hits Readers Poll "brightest hopes", with YouTube illustrations. The chart in full:

1. Altered Images
2. Soft Cell
3. Haircut 100
4. The Fun Boy Three
5. U2
6. Heaven 17
7. Modern Romance
8. 8. Bow Wow Wow
9. 9. ABC
10. 10. Orange Juice


David Hepworth said...

Only just seen this.
I will say one thing in defence of myself and the 80s: most of those could still sell out a medium sized venue today.

Simon Hayes Budgen said...

David, any chart that has Altered Images at the top of it requires no defence at all...

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