eighties1980s:

“The Promise” by When in Rome (from their 1988 album When in Rome). Right up there with “I Melt With You” by Modern English, English trio When in Rome’s “The Promise” is one of the greatest New Wave love songs of the 1980s. It sparkles with innocence. It pulsates with passion. Its beauty is in its simplicity. “The Promise” got a lot of airplay on our local alternative radio station in Salt Lake City in the late Eighties. It was one of many great hits from the later years of the Second British Invasion. The song climbed to #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in ‘88, and it continued to play on the radio a lot throughout 1989. After ‘89, I hardly ever heard it on the radio, even on the alternative station. It simply disappeared from the airwaves. That could have something to do with When in Rome breaking up in 1990. Then the song resurfaced fourteen years later, in 2004, on the end credits of one of my favorite movies of the 2000s, Napoleon Dynamite. So wonderful to hear the song again! Now it has become a New Wave staple on Sirius-XM’s 80s on 8 and 1st Wave. It’s great to have it back.

(Source: lesellieknope)

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barefootsoul:

Listen to me: you are beautiful. It may not seem like it now, but someone, somewhere thinks you’re absolutely amazing just the way you are, and it’s worth staying in the fight to meet them. Hell, it’s worth staying in the fight even if you don’t meet them! This world is only going to get uglier…

jeremydozier:

It Gets Better! Check out the DIRTY GIRL It Gets Better video:

Director Abe Sylvia and stars Juno Temple, Jeremy Dozier and Nicholas D’Agosto tell the world that IT GETS BETTER!

Join the pledge!

www.itgetsbetter.org

"Dirty Girl" starring Juno Temple, in theaters October 7. 

"Dirty Girl" starring Juno Temple, in theaters October 7. 

"Dirty Girl" starring Juno Temple, in theaters October 7. 

"Dirty Girl" starring Juno Temple, in theaters October 7. 

Click the link to watch on tv.com; Juno’s interview starts at approximately 29:00 into the video. 

Jeremy Dozier in “Dirty Girl,” in theaters October 7. 

Jeremy Dozier in “Dirty Girl,” in theaters October 7. 

Juno Temple, star of “Dirty Girl,” in theaters October 7. 

Juno Temple, star of “Dirty Girl,” in theaters October 7. 

"Dirty Girl" starring Juno Temple, in theaters October 7. 

"Dirty Girl" starring Juno Temple, in theaters October 7.