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Old 17-09-2010, 20:46
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Been re listening to their greatest hits and there was some really strong pop songs on there. I mean Venus is a classic but Preacher Man and Nathan Jones are also equally poptastic imo
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Old 17-09-2010, 20:51
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I cant help It.

Disco influenced, Chic sounding (Chic being huge influential Disco group) stomper! (I sound like I'm reveiing a track for Itunes).

Closely followed by I heard a Rumour. Pop perfection.

I generally depised SAW productions but I'll give them this one.

This was a group who like the Spice Girls, did'nt take themselve too seriously and had fun. And like the Spices they would'nt let anyone (in this case SAW) control them.

They used to stand up to Waterman
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Old 17-09-2010, 21:00
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Closely followed by I heard a Rumour. Pop perfection.
Oh I love that one

I agree about them and the Spice Girls not taking themselves too seriously - just producing great catchy pop

What I most loved about alot of the Bananarama singles was how they were all sung together with no solo parts.
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Old 17-09-2010, 21:40
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It's a very close call (i love most of them lol) but i'm saying i want you back followed closely by movin' on
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Old 17-09-2010, 22:53
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Hmm this is a very tricky one. I'd say it's between Cruel Summer and Cheers Then.

Closely followed by I heard a Rumour. Pop perfection
I love doing the dance to that song

Originally Posted by TheSlayer10
What I most loved about alot of the Bananarama singles was how they were all sung together with no solo parts.
Yes I loved that they sang in unison, I find it quite soothing actually. I did like in the song Cairo that they had solo parts so I could hear their individual voices. I find Siobhan's voice to be the best, very calming, but then again I am very very biased
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Old 17-09-2010, 23:03
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Love In The First Degree!
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Old 17-09-2010, 23:06
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Venus or Love In The First Degree, but they had a lot of great tunes
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Old 17-09-2010, 23:08
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Venus,Love In The First Degree and Cruel Summer.
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Old 17-09-2010, 23:30
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It has to be Cruel Summer. Also like Na Na Hey Hey and Robert De Niro's waiting.
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Old 17-09-2010, 23:43
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Quite liked "I Heard a rumour" and the B Side to one of their singles (can't remember which) called "Bad For Me".
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Old 18-09-2010, 07:35
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ill never forgive them for massacreing 'venus', as o love the original (shocking blue, 1970)

i quite liked a few of their earlier hits, shy boy, cruel summer, really saying something (yeah i know its a cover but its a sympathetic cover) but my fav would be 'trick of the night'.
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Old 18-09-2010, 09:06
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Even though they sound like a group of children singing with no vocal talent whatsoever i quite like cruel summer
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Old 18-09-2010, 09:46
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I bought their greatest hits

Love Really Saying Something, Shy Boy, Cruel Summer & Na Na Na, Hey, Hey Goodbye. I'm sure they covered Iko Iko as well but I preferred the Belle Stars version of that one.
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Old 18-09-2010, 11:06
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Venus and Cruel Summer for me!
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Old 18-09-2010, 11:46
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SHY BOY always takes me back as one of the first I heard from them when I was at University.

ROBERT DENIROS WAITING always reminds me of my first trip to France in 1984.
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Old 18-09-2010, 14:42
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The exact same 3 as Querty quoted

Cruel Summer
Na na hey hey kiss him goodbye
Robert de Niro's waiting

also love the album version of Nathan Jones - it's far superior to the single version .
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Old 18-09-2010, 16:19
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Love Bananarama, especially their Stock Aitken and Waterman tracks.

My favourites would probably be...

I Want You Back
Love In The First Degree
Nathan Jones
Love Truth & Honesty
Last Thing On My Mind
Movin' On
More More More

Their best album...Wow!...Stock Aitken & Waterman produced. Check out the brilliant 'Once In A Lifetime'!

Bananarama Video Hit Mix for the lovers! Enjoy boys!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_dCsAmM1sU&feature=fvst

Bananarama...the best girl band eva!
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Old 18-09-2010, 16:20
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I'm gonna add this one:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52fv7F-JCHU

More or less forgotten about.
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Old 18-09-2010, 16:38
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hows about this one, made all the more special by being in Rita and Sue and Bob too.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-nsERaHbI0
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Old 18-09-2010, 19:46
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btw who else really loved the second line up with Jacqui O'Sullivan? I thought she was a really underrated replacement and gets hardly any credit. Its a shame she left not long after.

They produced some real classics post Siobhan
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Old 18-09-2010, 21:15
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btw who else really loved the second line up with Jacqui O'Sullivan? I thought she was a really underrated replacement and gets hardly any credit. Its a shame she left not long after.

They produced some real classics post Siobhan
I agree...love Jacqui O...
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Old 18-09-2010, 22:19
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My favourite 'classic' Bananarama track would be Robert De Niro's Waiting, but I adore Last Thing On My Mind. I was convinced it was gonna be a number 1 smash, but it just about limped into the top 75, as I recall. Pete Waterman obviously wasn't going to let such a strong song go to waste, so it was Steps who had the success with it.
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Old 18-09-2010, 23:06
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I liked Shy Boy and Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye best. Bananarama also recorded a song Dr Love for their album, which was the B side to Tracie's The House that Jack Built. Some of you will know Tracie Young is now a radio presenter. Anyway, Bananarama and Tracie were potentially the Saturdays and Pixie Lott of the 80s!
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Old 18-09-2010, 23:53
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I liked Shy Boy and Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye best. Bananarama also recorded a song Dr Love for their album, which was the B side to Tracie's The House that Jack Built. Some of you will know Tracie Young is now a radio presenter. Anyway, Bananarama and Tracie were potentially the Saturdays and Pixie Lott of the 80s!
That was one of my favourites too, i also loved them as part of Fun Boy Three
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Old 19-09-2010, 18:05
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Bananarama...the best girl band eva!
try telling that to the spice girls!!!! think they were slightly more successful!
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