When I went into YouTube to find this video, the top comment said “I was born in the wrong time". I so get that! Music played a huge part in my life from a really young age but up until about 1979, all of the music that I knew had been my parent’s music. I grew up listening to ELO, The Who, King Crimson, David Bowie and all sorts of music from the 60s and 70s. New Wave music was the first time that chart music really appealed to me and it was the first time I actively began seeking out and wanting to collect music. Of course, I say that, but I was 7 years old and it was some time before I was actually able to start my own collection. Thankfully, I was able to live vicariously through my music-mad parents until I began getting pocket money!
I am not absolutely certain but it is possible that “Fade to Grey” is my favourite song of all time. Of course, that accolade could easily go to last week’s “Safety Dance” or next week’s choice too.