Top Gun soundtrack, haven’t been quite so lucky, and neither has Thomas “She Blinded Me With Science” Dolby, but they’ll undoubtedly be fun at this gig. Also Saturday, July 28.
Nostalgia, the super-hip will tell you, is the most useless of sentiments. The truth is, though, that’s a ludicrous statement, as it ignores the fact that everybody listens to music for different reasons. If, for some, the purpose is to be transported back to what might have been a happier time in their life, that’s perfectly valid. Concerts like these ’80s spectaculars are hella fun; they generally see a manic and varied range of musicians assemble, some of whom have been largely forgotten while others are still quite valid. Blondie and Adam Ant still tour by themselves and put out great new music, punk royalty that they are. Similarly, Soft Cell’s Marc Almond has never stopped being cool. Berlin, best known for “Take My Breath Away” from the