“Domino Dancing” by Pet Shop Boys (1988)

“Domino Dancing” opens with one of the greatest couplets in pop music history: “I don’t know why, I don’t know how/I thought I loved you, but/I’m not sure now”. The remainder of the song finds Neil Tennant firing off angry missives towards a lover who is overly flirtatious towards other people. “Domino Dancing” also represents… Read More “Domino Dancing” by Pet Shop Boys (1988)

“Can You Feel The Beat?” by Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam With Full Force (1985)

One thing I’ve always wondered: how come Lisa Lisa’s voice sounds so much different on “Can You Feel The Beat?” than it does on…just about every other song she ever put out? It’s way more nasal and monotone. Weird. I love a lot of freestyle music, but I’m from New York and that shit is in… Read More “Can You Feel The Beat?” by Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam With Full Force (1985)