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Monday

There’s been much excitement amidst news of the Alison Moyet tour coming to South Africa. The ex-frontwoman of Yazoo has seen incredible chart success over the past 30 years. She’ll play Emperors Palace 13 & 14 December and the Paarl Amphitheatre 15 December. Here’s one of her first hits from 1983:

Tuesday

A sneaky new song is turning into a viral hit. Have you heard of Ylvis – The Fox? Neither have I. But what a video!

Wednesday

Today in 1982 John Cougar Mellencamp became the only male to have two singles off one album in the top 10 in the US. Hurts So Good and Jack and Diane were huge hits for Mellencamp. Here’s my favourite of the two:

Thursdays

Thursdays are old-school days. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe owned the 80s as the Pet Shop Boys. Remember this dance floor hit – Left To My Own Devices?

Friday

Avicii’s new hit Wake Me Up is number one across Top 40 stations in South Africa – I can’t think of a better way to get you in weekend mode.

- Ian Bredenkamp

Ian Bredenkamp loves music! He hosts a daily show on 94.5 Kfm and presents music news on 567 Cape Talk and Eyewitness News.

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