Came in from the city Walked into the door I turned around When I heard the sound Of footsteps on the floor Yaz was so good, I couldn’t help but put up another classic. This one was another club smash, fueled by that synthesizer and those quick, snappy lyrics. Awesome!
vimeo Our third cut from Upstairs at Eric’s is a sweet ballad that’s waaaayyyy underrated. Great, great tune!
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
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
I had a revelation the other day whilst riding in the car. I was listening to my 80’s New Wave playlist on my iPod and found myself jamming to the music and reliving fond memories for hours. So I began thinking about doing a whole month of New Wave music on John’s World. Good idea, … More March is New Wave Month
All I needed was the love you gaveAll I needed for another dayAnd all I ever knewOnly you Here’s a highly overlooked classic from a classic album from 1982. The artist is Yaz, also known as Yazoo, the album was Upstairs At Eric’s, and the song is one of the most beautiful ballads ever! Back … More Song of the Day – Only You – Yaz