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You Get What You Give – New Radicals

You Get What You Give – New Radicals

I don’t care what anyone says: “You Get What You Give” is the single greatest pop song of the 1990s. For sure it’s the greatest pop song of 1990. It’s that good. And that timeless. To my ears, it sounds like it was released in 1974 by Todd Rundgren. Or 1980 and “Set Me Free” by Utopia. Or 1984 by World Party, owners of a one-hit wonder in “Ship of Fools.” Or 1998 by New … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Pop

Set Me Free – Utopia

Set Me Free – Utopia

“Set Me Free” is one of those songs that sounds like a hundred early ’80s bands. But if you asked 100 people, 99 of them would never guess that the band with the #27 Billboard hit in 1980 is Utopia, the brainchild of wunderkind producer, Todd Rundgren. Rundgren himself is no one-hit wonder. In fact, he’s hit the top 40 five times as a solo artist. The song you likely know is “Hello It’s Me” from … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s