What a fantastic feel good track to invigorate you late in the evening. This brings back memories of that early 80s TV series. At 132 beats per minute you’d struggle to stay still through this quintessential 80s classic!
Music journalists love a genre label – Public Image Ltd is categorised as ‘post punk’ although it was a creation of one of the main exponents of punk – John Lydon/Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols. Formed in 1978, Rise was released some years later in 1986 on the album conveniently named Album.
A few years ago he talked about how he wrote the song about Nelson Mandela and apartheid. Go Johnny!
29 years ago today Madonna’s legendary single (and seventh US no. 1) was released. Still sounds just as fantastic today.