Duran Duran – The Reflex


When the Fandango’s One Word Challenge came up today with the word Reflex, I instantly thought of this tune from my misspent youth.

In the early Eighties, there was a friendly rivalry between two bands, Duran Duran, who hailed from the Midlands and Spandau Ballet who were based in London.

Personally, I preferred Spandau, but two of Duran’s songs stood out to me. Firstly, The Reflex which became Number One in the UK Singles Charts in May 1983 and Rio which only got as high as Number Nine in December 1982.

FOWC with Fandango — Reflex

My favourites from the 80’s

My Pal, A Guy Called Bloke, has posted about his love of the 1980’s (see post below)


So I decided to put together my own favourite films/movies and some music from the 80’s you may have heard of them, you may not, have a look and see what you think.

You may detect a slightly childish edge to the films, that is because I was a child in the 80’s, so no surprise there.

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