As one of Major Spoilers’ resident old guys, I remember the days when MTV was the hot new thing. It was the eighties, and the only thing more eighties than my friendship bracelet was my Walkman, freshly loaded with Men At Work’s seminal classic, Business As Usual. It’s a record that gave us Who Can It Be Now?, as well as Down By The Sea, one of the greatest songs of the era. Of course, whenever Rodrigo wants to mock me for my age, he likes to sing I Ran by A Flock Of Seagulls, leading us to today’s
The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) almost threw in Dexy’s Midnight Runner, but thought that’s a yard too far, asking: What’s MORE Eighties: Men At Work or A Flock Of Seagulls?