New Wave Month Song of the Day – It’s My Life – Talk Talk

Well, today is March 31st and it is the final day of New Wave Month here on John’s World.  I hope you’ve enjoyed this month’s array of Blondie and the B52s, Erasure and Yaz, and all of the other great stuff in between. I know I have, but I am ready to get to today’s … More New Wave Month Song of the Day – It’s My Life – Talk Talk

New Wave Month Song of the Day #2 – Midnight – Yaz

Here is my absolute favorite song off Yaz’ Upstairs at Eric’s.  The song takes place just after Alison’s lover finds out that she cheated on him and he’s run off.  It’s now midnight and she’s out there searching for him in a rainstorm.  The lyrics, the mood, the voice….absolutely awesome!   Midnight Midnight, it’s raining … More New Wave Month Song of the Day #2 – Midnight – Yaz

New Wave Month Song of the Day #1 – Situation – Yaz

We begin our last weekend of New Wave Month with one of my favorite new wave bands.  Yaz (or Yazoo as they were originally called in their native U.K.) was made up of former Depeche Mode songwriter and half of the fabulous duo known as Erasure, Vince Clarke on keyboards and powerhouse singer Alison Moyet … More New Wave Month Song of the Day #1 – Situation – Yaz