Have We Learned Nothing? : All Songs Considered The '80s never died.  An astonishing number of the CD submissions we receive show the angular pop of the decade is alive and well.
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Listen to 'Wetter' by Julian Shan-Tayler

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Have We Learned Nothing?

Have We Learned Nothing?

2010: "Wetter," from the CD Un Ange Passe, by Julian Shah-Tayler, which I discovered today while opening the mail:

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1983: "Major Tom (Coming Home)," from the album Error In The System, by Peter Schilling:

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If you time it out just right, you can play both the audio file AND the video at the same time.  They sound like they were meant to go together.