“Hazy Shade Of Winter” by The Bangles (1987)

“Hazy Shade Of Winter” was originally written and recorded by Simon & Garfunkel in 1968. I initially became familiar with the song via The Bangles’ cover, which appeared on 1987’s soundtrack to the Robert Downey Jr. Less Than Zero and peaked at #2 on the Billboard charts early the following year. Having heard both versions… Read More “Hazy Shade Of Winter” by The Bangles (1987)

“Change Of Heart” by Cyndi Lauper (1986)

This was five stars, then it was four stars. Now, it’s five stars again. I love “Change Of Heart”. Really. It’s maybe the toughest-sounding song of Cyndi’s imperial phase, and it was a nice change pace single following “True Colors”. The background vocals by The Bangles are a really nice touch. California vocals floating through a… Read More “Change Of Heart” by Cyndi Lauper (1986)