Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Song of the Day: 'Be Near Me' by ABC


Heard this at Mattachine recently and was surprised when my partner in crime mentioned it was his favorite ABC song. I never really thought the band rebounded after its classic debut -- which featured "The Look of Love" and "Poison Arrow" -- but forget that they actually had a few hits when they pared down to a duo, including this, "(How to Be A) Millionaire," "Vanity Kills" and "When Smokey Sings," What's YOUR favorite ABC song?


6 comments:

Mark Johnson said...

I still listen to -- and love -- their first album. Brilliant. But Millionaire was their best dance club hit. It seems like Millionaire was the first of the remix craze. There were so many versions of that song. Were there remixes before that?

BW said...

Or "Beanie Ami," as the lyrics actually go.

dishy said...

Skyscraping

nojarama said...

Poison Arrow is my favorite.

BW said...

I don't know the answer to that question. If I did, I would tell you.

The Polar Beast said...

I like the song Poison Arrow and this song is a great one too. What I really liked was this video. Some how this is one I had never seen but I found it charming in its use of visual perspective at a time when videos were just coming-of-age. And the guy with the short dark hair is cute. Too bad I never caught them live back in the day.

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