"Back To Life, Back To Reality..."
"A thumpin' bass and smilin' face for a happy race," said Jazzy B, of Soul II Soul. This was the year we got a first taste of the group's excellent and highly distinctive soul/dance music.
Had me groovin' till dawn on several occasions back then, and I still love it today.
"Pump Up The Jam..."
Here's Felly, a lady I found fascinating, not only because she was rather attractive, but also because she wore blue lipstick. As it turned out, a young female rapper called Ya Kid K was actually the singer.
"The Sun Comes Up, I Think About You..."
Liza Minnelli and the Pet Shop Boys gave us Losing My Mind - a camp, grandiose, electronic dance stomper. If 1989 was a singer, I think this is what it would have sounded like.
Fit For Business - Fit For Life...