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Old 02-02-2013, 14:57
Vodka_Drinka
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Ha ha, Russ' 'Atmosphere' single was just played on Radio 2

It was at #8 in the charts this week in 1985. Who'd have though it would have made the top ten, eh?
That's a bit spooky because the clip of Top of the Pops I was watching that inspired me to start this thread was from I think January 1985. I'll have to check.

I was always under the impression that he'd managed to get that song banned from the airwaves because he believed it wasn't a true reflection of his talents. I do know that around ten years go when VH1 used to do the "worst songs of all time" they played it all the time, and then suddenly it vanished so I remember thinking there must have been some truth in that rumour. Ill never forget the naff video where he looks like someone's dad gatecrashing a disco
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