History Music / ChrisDeBurgh

28th Dec '16 4:31:30 PM tenryufan
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* OneHitWonder: "The Lady in Red" was his only big hit in the U.S., although "Don't Pay The Ferryman" cracked the top 40 a few years before his biggest hit charted.



** ''Where We Will Be Going'' consists almost entirely of oblique references (compare Music/DonMcLean's ''American Pie'', which de Burgh covers as one of his influences on ''Footsteps''). The readily identifiable ones include the Apollo moon landing, the assassinations of UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy and Music/JohnLennon, and ''Film/2001ASpaceOdyssey''.

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** ''Where We Will Be Going'' consists almost entirely of oblique references (compare Music/DonMcLean's ''American Pie'', which de Burgh covers as one of his influences on ''Footsteps''). The readily identifiable ones include the Apollo moon landing, the assassinations of UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy and Music/JohnLennon, and ''Film/2001ASpaceOdyssey''.''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''.



* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: ''The Ballroom of Romance'' is one for TheEighties.
11th Aug '16 11:26:58 AM Exxolon
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->''Oh my heart is spinning like a wheel,\\
Only she can see the way that I feel,\\
Eyes are holding right across the room,\\
High explosion coming out of the blue.''
-->"High on Emotion"
30th Jul '16 7:58:13 PM Exxolon
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30th Jul '16 7:58:01 PM Exxolon
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30th Jul '16 7:57:50 PM Exxolon
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5th Sep '15 5:54:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Sequel}}: ''Five Past Dreams'' is effectively a sequel to ''LadyInRed'', while ''Say Goodbye to it All'' is a sequel to ''Borderline''.

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* {{Sequel}}: ''Five Past Dreams'' is effectively a sequel to ''LadyInRed'', ''Lady in Red'', while ''Say Goodbye to it All'' is a sequel to ''Borderline''.



* SmallReferencePools: Often known only for his hit ''LadyInRed''. Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 gets some props for instead referencing ''Don't Pay the Ferryman''.

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* SmallReferencePools: Often known only for his hit ''LadyInRed''.''Lady in Red''. Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 gets some props for instead referencing ''Don't Pay the Ferryman''.
26th Aug '15 7:45:20 PM nombretomado
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* SmallReferencePools: Often known only for his hit ''LadyInRed''. MysteryScienceTheater3000 gets some props for instead referencing ''Don't Pay the Ferryman''.

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* SmallReferencePools: Often known only for his hit ''LadyInRed''. MysteryScienceTheater3000 Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 gets some props for instead referencing ''Don't Pay the Ferryman''.
1st May '14 11:30:04 AM LongLiveHumour
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** ''Where We Will Be Going'' consists almost entirely of oblique references (compare DonMcLean's ''American Pie'', which de Burgh covers as one of his influences on ''Footsteps''). The readily identifiable ones include the Apollo moon landing, the assassinations of JohnFKennedy and JohnLennon, and ''2001ASpaceOdyssey''.

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** ''Where We Will Be Going'' consists almost entirely of oblique references (compare DonMcLean's Music/DonMcLean's ''American Pie'', which de Burgh covers as one of his influences on ''Footsteps''). The readily identifiable ones include the Apollo moon landing, the assassinations of JohnFKennedy UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy and JohnLennon, Music/JohnLennon, and ''2001ASpaceOdyssey''.''Film/2001ASpaceOdyssey''.
17th Apr '14 8:53:44 AM LongLiveHumour
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* WorldWarI: The setting of ''This Song for You''.
* WorldWarII: The subject of ''Borderline'' and ''Say Goodbye To It All''--most of the war happens between the two songs; in some performances this is indicated by an interlude in which the sounds of marching and explosions are heard.

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* WorldWarI: UsefulNotes/WorldWarI: The setting of ''This Song for You''.
* WorldWarII: UsefulNotes/WorldWarII: The subject of ''Borderline'' and ''Say Goodbye To It All''--most of the war happens between the two songs; in some performances this is indicated by an interlude in which the sounds of marching and explosions are heard.
17th Nov '13 2:49:41 PM LaptopGuy
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* OneHitWonder: "The Lady in Red" was his only big hit in the U.S., although "Don't Pay The Ferryman" cracked the top 40 a few years before his biggest hit charted.
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