Thursday, July 10, 2014

Here Comes The Reign Again: The Second British Invasion

Another day, another Kickstarter project. At least this one isn't about potato salad.

From the people who brought you "Drink A Toast To Innocence," which I wrote about HERE, comes a new tribute to the MTV darlings of 80's Brit-Pop.

You can see more about the campaign HERE and if you feel inspired, pledge a few bucks to complete this baby.

Check out the roster, which features a good number of personal faves:

  • Life In A Northern Town – Chris Collingwood
  • Do You Really Want To Hurt Me – Rachael Yamagata
  • Save A Prayer – David Mead
  • Dancing With Myself – Taylor Locke
  • Promises, Promises – Freedy Johnston
  • Life’s What You Make It – The Nines
  • Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Mike Viola
  • Relax – Mike Doughty
  • Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) – Tracy Bonham
  • Goody Two Shoes – Jim Boggia & Pete Donnelly
  • Something About You – Kelly Jones
  • Every Time You Go Away – Linus Of Hollywood
  • Digging Your Scene – Ken Stringfellow
  • Don't You Want Me – Chris Price
  • They Don’t Know – Graham Alexander
  • Tainted Love – Eric Barao
  • Only You – The Wellingtons
  • Cruel Summer – People On Vacation
  • Tenderness – TeamMate
  • Our House – The Corner Laughers
  • West End Girls – Secret Friend
  • Don’t You (Forget About Me) – Bleu
  • Freedom – The Davenports
  • Wouldn’t It Be Good – Cliff Hillis
  • Kids In America – Big-Box Store
  • True – Minky Starshine
  • No One Is To Blame – Eytan Mirsky & Alyson Greenfield
  • Things Can Only Get Better (A KICKSTARTER-ONLY BONUS TRACK!!) – An American Underdog


Shriner said...

Nice! Sounds worth it! The other comp is killer!

A walk in the woods said...

I'm all for guilty pleasures, but not sure I'll dig this one as much as the other one covering the 70s. When you posted about the previous one I bought it and have enjoyed it ever since. Maybe these 80s song aren't quite so-bad-they're-great as those 70s songs?