Songs To Love: Dance Away by Roxy Music (1979)

The original “Crying in the Club” is a soft pop hit by this formerly edgy art rock outfit…

Before people were Dancing With Tears in Their Eyes (and gel in their hair) in the ’80s, Dancing on their Own in the mid-2000s or later Crying in the Club, Bryan Ferry was sadly swaying at the discotheque watching his former lady love in the arms another man.

You know the story, even if you don’t know the song.

You had a love, it was pure as snow. You held hands, went to Taco Bell at 3 am together and did lots of making out in your car. But fate just couldn’t keep you two together.

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Albums to Love: No. 1 in Heaven by Sparks (1979)

In which Sparks and Giorgio Moroder swap glam, disco, and synth obsessions…

This is the number one song in heaven.
Written, of course, by the mightiest hand.

If you’ve ever partaken on the magical journey that is getting into Sparks, you are well aware of all its wonderful surprises. Like reading the most gripping and unpredictable of stories – action-packed at one minute and the next abruptly turning to sensual erotica, leaving one wide-eyed and perplexed in absurd entertainment.

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