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Singles & Remixes / Re: What is your Favorite Non Single Song?
« on: August 03, 2017, 03:27:42 PM »
My favorite non single song is "Once in a Lifetime".    For me, it's the one ballad that is sung flawlessly by the girls and the lyrics could be the storybook for anyone's life and personal relationships.   I think it's their absolute best ballad and would have preferred it being released as a single instead of "I Want You Back".   

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Singles & Remixes / Re: What is your Favorite Album?
« on: August 03, 2017, 03:25:29 PM »
My favorite album is definitely "WOW!".  It's hard to describe why.  Each Bananarama album has parts of it that are very special and unique and for which I can personally identify certain songs with my own life but with "WOW!" it just seemed to be at a much higher level and was really smooth & appealing across the board.   It fit perfectly with that period of time.   Each song on the actual album as well as the b-sides hold a special meaning and still hold up perfectly 30 years later.   I just think the album as a whole was what was missing from the first 3!

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Singles & Remixes / Re: What's Your Favourite Single?
« on: August 03, 2017, 03:21:05 PM »
This is almost impossible for me to answer but if I must pick just one it has to be "Cruel Summer".   They filmed the video for it here in New York City and it was a very special feeling seeing them film it in areas I had also passed through. It was the very first song I heard by the girls that just drew me in immediately.   When I then saw them perform it and "Robert Deniro's Waiting" on American Bandstand I knew I was hooked and it was going to be a never ending fan devotion to them.  I also think it's the only song that is widely identified with the summer time season all of these years later!

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