Category: Albums of 1984

Christine McVie “Christine McVie”

Today’s Cool Album of the Day (#215 in the Series) is the self-titled release from Christine McVie. Christine McVie was released in 1984.  It was her first album since her Christine Perfect album, which  was released in 1970. I always loved her contributions to Fleetwood Mac. I’d have no interest in seeing them now and watching Stevie Nicks sing Christine’s songs. I know Stevie has a ton of fans, but give me Ms. McVie anytime. This album contained two hits.  ‘Got Ahold on Me’ and ‘Love Will Show us How.’ Got a Hold on Me’ peaked at #10 while ‘Love Will Show us How’ reached #30. You can listen to both songs below. The Christine McVie album peaked at...

The Style Council “My Ever Changing Moods”

Posted 07 Nov 2010 in 80s, Albums of 1984, Albums of the 80s, Pop, Rock + Roll

Today’s Cool Album of the Day (#186 in the Series) is The Style Council, My Ever Changing Moods. The Style Council was a 1980’s band made up of guitarist Paul Weller and keyboard player Mick Talbot. Weller was previously a member of The Jam while Talbot was in various bands including Dexy’s Midnight Runners.   They released six albums in the decade. My Ever Changing Moods was probably their most successful in the US. The album was known as Café Blue world-wide but not here.  Record label Polydor was trying to capitalize on the success of the single with the same name.  Plus we have a thing against the French.  Ok, maybe that had nothing to do with it! The...

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