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Concert Review: Tears for Fears, Hall & Oates

In the 80s, we fought another revolution against the British. Only this time, the Brits were planning a musical invasion of the United States – the second one in 20 years. Bands such as Culture Club, Duran Duran and Frankie Goes to Hollywood took the country by storm, challenging such domestic acts as Bruce Springsteen, …

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Review: ‘Songs, Bond Songs: The Music of 007’

This may come as a shock, but I’ve never been a fan of James Bond films. They always have confusing plots, and I get bored halfway through. But the music is always fantastic. From the opening lines of John Barry’s James Bond theme, you get a sense of the romance, swagger, intrigue and mystery of …

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Concert Review: Duran Duran

I was 14 when Duran Duran first hit it big in the United States with “Hungry Like the Wolf.” It became an MTV staple, and girls treated the band as if they were the second coming of the Beatles. That made a teenage boy uncomfortable. Despite the critics’ tossing aside of the band, citing their …

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