I Want To Hold Your Hand - Starsound* - Stars On 45 (CD, Album)


1987
Label: Old Gold (2) - OG 3600 • Format: CD Album, Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic • Style: Disco
I Want To Hold Your Hand - Starsound* - Stars On 45 (CD, Album)

Stars On 45 Stars On Long Play 2 Track 3 Abba Medley Album Version Starsound ; Lists. Contributors. Dr_Avalanche, chillyboy Report. Ad. More images. Stars On 45 – Long Play Album. Label: CNR – I Wanna Hold Your Hand.

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 · That wasn’t the end of it, in the UK, Stars on 45 Volume II was a medley of Abba songs and comprised: Voulez-Vous / S.O.S / Bang-A-Boomerang / Money Money Money / Knowing Me Knowing You / Fernando / The Winner Takes It All & Super Trouper and also reached number two in the UK. No, that wasn’t the end of it either.

Starsound (or Stars on 45 as they were known in Europe) decided on a business model that took about a minute's worth of lyrics from various famous songs (in this case the Beatles) and re-record them in a pastiche but not parodying sort of way, then segued all these bits together and put an annoying and very basic clap track underneath them, and hey presto, we got us a hit.

Starsound / Stars on 45 / Stars on Long Play / Stars on Punky Brewster (or, as the cover itself here says, simply Stars On). One of those truly stupid things that were just the right thing at the right time. Or maybe it was one of those truly genius things that were just the right thing at the right time. Or the wrong thing at the wrong time.


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  1. "Stars on 45" is a song medley issued in January by Dutch studio group Stars on In some countries, including the UK, Ireland and New Zealand, the band was credited as 'Starsound' and only the medley itself was named "Stars on 45". Its official title in the US and Canada is "Medley: Intro 'Venus' / Sugar Sugar / No Reply / I'll Be Back / Drive My Car / Do You Want to Know a Secret / We Can Work Genre: Disco.

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