Welcome to another week of your new favorite ’80s Dance Party!

This week’s mix is a blend of sad, sexy and, of course, fun. Because the best time to dance is when you’re longing for a lost, passionate love, right?

Some of my personal favorites this week — not that I don’t love all of these songs — include the remixes from Cristina (I adore her and wish she got more attention), the Family (best known to Prince fans as what happened to the Time after Morris, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis and Jesse Johnson split), Kate Bush (duh), Bryan Ferry (again, duh) and Q Lazzarus (“It puts the lotion in the basket!”).

Also, that Talk Talk remix makes me want to make out with someone. Right now. And I’ve always thought “The Killing Moon” is an incredible turn-on. Is that weird?

Let’s get all hot and bothered out on the dance floor.

Cristina – What’s a Girl to Do (Remix)
Siouxsie & the Banshees – Peek-A-Boo (Big Spender 12″ Mix)
The Belle Stars – Sign of The Times (Remixed Extended Version)
Duran Duran – Union of the Snake (The Monkey Mix)
Bryan Ferry – Slave To Love (12″ Remix)
The Family – The Screams of Passion (Extended Version)
Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill (Extended 12” Mix)
Godley & Creme – Cry (Extended Remix)
Simple Minds – Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) (Full Version)
Depeche Mode – Enjoy the Silence (12″ Mix)
Thompson Twins – Doctor! Doctor! (Extended 12″ Version)
Spoons – Nova Heart (12″ Mix)
Talk Talk – Life’s What You Make It (The Fluke Remix)
Echo & the Bunnymen – The Killing Moon (Up All Night Mix)
Q Lazzarus – Goodbye Horses (Extended Version)

About the Author

Kelly Stitzel

After shutting down her own blog, Looking at Them, in mid-2008, Kelly migrated over to Popdose, bringing with her Soundtrack Saturday, the most popular column from her old site. Kelly makes a living as a fashion and marketing copywriter, which takes up a lot of her time. However, when she is able to write about things that have nothing to do with her day job, she contributes reviews and musings on music, film and a variety of other topics. In addition to Soundtrack Saturday, columns she's written include Filminism and Pulling Rank.

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