Friday, April 15, 2011

American Top 40 Flashback - Fine Young Cannibals

Pieced together from the remnants of The English Beat, a truly great band, Fine Young Cannibals featured Roland Gift, a gifted young vocalist who at the time came on like a modern-day version of Otis Redding. The band came out with two fine albums, and then - as far as I know - pretty much dropped off the face of the Earth.

But a handful of their songs still get played today, most notably this one. "She Drives Me Crazy," one of the best dance songs of its era, and the #1 song this week in 1989.

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