On this date, 41 years ago, Lene Lovich re-released âLucky Numberâ. Originally released as a B-side for Lovichâs cover of âI Think Weâre Alone Nowâ, the song was re-released on 26 January 1979 as an A-side and became the lead single of her debut studio album Stateless. "Lucky Number" became a defining song and made her a leading figure of the new wave genre.
Run turned 55 today. Better known by the stage name Run, Rev. Run or DJ Run, is one of the founding members of the influential hip hop group RunâD.M.C. He is also a practicing minister, known as Reverend Run.â£
Thomas Dolby turned 61 today. The English musician, producer, entrepreneur and teacher; came to prominence in the 1980s, releasing hit singles including "She Blinded Me with Science" and "Hyperactive!".
Today, New York's sharpest-dressed miserabilists, the modern-day equivalent of Duran Duranâs empty-headed brilliance, Interpol, celebrated 17th year anniversary of their seminal debut album, Turn on the Bright Lights.