Category Archive: 1984

DANCING IN THE DARK (Bruce Springsteen song)

Dancing in the Dark Released May 3, 1984 Format 7-inch single 12-inch single Recorded March 1984 Length 3:59 Label Columbia Songwriter(s) Bruce Springsteen Producer(s) Jon Landau Chuck Plotkin Bruce Springsteen “Dancing in the Dark” is a song written and performed by American rock singer Bruce Springsteen. With added uptempo synthesizer riffs and some syncopation to …

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TAKE ON ME (song)

Take On Me From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 19 October 1984 Format 7″ 12″ cassette CD Recorded 1984 1985 (re-release) Genre New wave pop Length 3:18 (7″ version) 3:54 (long version) 3:49 (single version) 4:48 (extended version) Website: Official Video on YouTube “Take On Me” lyrics “Take On Me” is a song by Norwegian …

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THE WORKS (Queen album)

The Works (Queen album) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 27 February 1984 Recorded August 1983 – January 1984 Studio Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, California and Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany Genre Rock Length 37:11 Label EMI Capitol Producer Queen Reinhold Mack The Works is the eleventh studio album by the British rock band Queen, …

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THE LONGEST TIME (song)

The Longest Time 1984 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Single by Billy Joel from the album An Innocent Man B-side “Christie Lee” Released March 1984 Format 12″, CD Recorded 1983 Genre Doo-wop, a cappella Length 3:40 Label Columbia Writer(s) Billy Joel Producer(s) Phil Ramone “The Longest Time” is a doo-wop single by Billy Joel. The …

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THE SWING (album)

The Swing (INXS album) – 1984 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Swing is Australian rock band INXS’s fourth studio album, released in April 1984. It peaked at number one on the Kent Music Report Albums Chart for five non-consecutive weeks from early April to mid-May 1984. The lead single “Original Sin” was recorded in …

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VAN HALEN (album)

1984 (Van Halen album) – 1984 1984 (stylized as MCMLXXXIV on the album’s front cover) is the sixth studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen. It is Van Halen’s biggest-selling album, with 20 million copies shipped in the United States. 1984 reached number two on the Billboard 200 album chart and remained there …

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SUMMER OF 69

Summer of ’69 Released 17 June 1985 Format Gramophone record, maxi single Recorded 1984 Genre Rock Length 3:32 Label A&M Writer(s) Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance Producer(s) Bob Clearmountain, Bryan Adams “Summer of ’69” is a song recorded by Canadian recording artist Bryan Adams, from his fourth studio album, Reckless (1984). The song was written by …

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ON THE WINGS OF A NIGHTINGALE

On the Wings of a Nightingale The Everly brothers Released August 1984 Genre Pop Length 2:34 Label Mercury Writer(s) Paul McCartney Producer(s) Dave Edmunds “On the Wings of a Nightingale” is a song written and composed by Paul McCartney and recorded by the Everly Brothers in 1984 for their album EB 84, which Dave Edmunds …

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MISSING YOU (John Waite song)

Missing You (John Waite song) B-side “For Your Love” Released 23 June 1984 Format Cassette, vinyl Recorded February 1984 Genre Rock Length 4:01 “Missing You” is a song co-written and recorded by English musician John Waite. It was released in June 1984 as the lead single from the album No Brakes. It peaked at #1 …

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WHEN DOVES CRY

When Doves Cry From the album Purple Rain B-side “17 Days” “1999” (UK 12″) “D.M.S.R.” (UK 12″) Released May 16, 1984 Format 7″ single 12″ single CD Single Recorded March 1, 1984 Sunset Sound Genre Experimental pop neo-psychedelia[3] synthpop soul Length 7″ edit: 3:47 Album/12″ version: 5:52 “When Doves Cry” is a song by American …

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