November 24, 2006

Wishful Thinking - China Crisis 80's Music Video

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Wishful Thinking - China Crisis
"And if I wish to stop it all, and if I wish to comfort the fall. Its just wishful thinking."

China Crisis spent 1984-1985 making their biggest chart run, beginning with their first (and last) Top 10 hit single, Wishful Thinking. Sometimes misunderstood by critics (and with Daly's vocals not to everyone's taste), China Crisis distinguished themselves from their Liverpudlian contempories such as Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, The Teardrop Explodes, and Echo & The Bunnymen by digesting a cornucopia of musical genres, everything from jazz to progressive rock. Despite the stylistic deviations, China Crisis maintained their distinctive sound through a number of albums in the 1980s and '1990s.

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Unknown said...

I have that CD and I would definitely recommend it! So many CC songs that will stir up wonderful memories of hanging out with friends, and parties at Valle verde and greenhills! Others songs from the CD I love are "King in a Catholic Style", "Black Man Ray", and "You did Cut Me". :)

Anonymous said...

actually the album from which the single "wishful thinking" was drawn is their debut, "working with fire and steel." it's their second or third album, titled "flaunt the imperfection," that featured the singles "king in a catholic style," "black man ray," and "you did cut me." of the three, it's the third single i dug most. ah the 80s! chong classics, those songs :)

-kid loco of mandaluyong-

Anonymous said...

omg i remember attending a party at the corinthian clubhouse titled "african & white," which of course is another china crisis hit.

kid loco -- i like "flaunt the imperfection." that album (produced by walter becker of steely dan) established them as artists to be reckoned with. "you did cut me" is just classy, listen to it now and it sounds just as fresh.


Unknown said...

"African & White" party at the Corinthian?? You were at that party too??! We might have crossd paths! If you're a girl I might have danced with you! :D

Anonymous said...

ang cute ng singer. i used to watch this video kasi naitape ko sa betamax namin noon. this was one of my favorite songs. maraming salamat for featuring this! i remember the parties sa corinthian. those were the days talaga. thank you nostalgia manila for bringing back the 80s!

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness! I remember this song back in the 80's. This brought so much good old memories to me. Now I'm feeling very nostalgic...again...*reminiscing*

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