When people (of a certain age) tell you that they “wore that tape out”, it’s almost always metaphorical. A-ha’s Hunting High and Low? I wore it out. Everyone knows Take On Me. And, like everyone else, I love it. How can you not?
Speaking of worn out – don’t you love the tape-warble of the opening of this? Lots of 80s hits exhibited the same. But there’s so much more. Here I Stand and Face the Rain:
Living a Boy’s Adventure Tale:
That is pure 80s West Germany for me. Nothing but good.