Amazing track from Hot Chocolate referencing atomic bombs and the Jonestown massacre, with a funky laid back groove and some classic synth sounds. This performance is taken from Top of the Pops in 1979. Remarkably, this track only reached number 46. I guess people weren’t totally into there dystopian disco back then!
How can you not love a bit of Frank! Originally from 1937 and written by Rodgers and Hart for a show, this later featured in the movie My Pal Joey. It’s since been recorded countless times, but you can’t been the classic orchestration and Frank Sinatra’s laid back vocal here!
Nutbush City Limits was written by Tina Turner and released in 1973. It was one of the last successes they had together before they split. Featuring some fantastic guitar sounds and and a great synth solo, this track rocks!
Checkout this 1970’s funky disco classic by Cerrone. Imagining a dystopian in which creatures from down below would take revenge on mankind, it sounds very synthwave / Stranger Things now. This song was a hit on the US disco charts and had some success in the UK where it reached number 8 in the charts. 10 years later it was covered by Erasure…
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