1.21 gigawatts - 1980 Episode 41

Johan's twice colleague and purveyor of fine jean jackets Taylor Singletary guest hosts. Some new wave, bit of African music from the year 1980 and a discussion about when the Talking heads wore suits a few sizes too big.


  1. B. Aldrian by Harald Grosskopf on Synthesist (Sky Records)
  2. I'm alive by Electric Light Orchestra on Xanadu (Jet)
  3. You shook me all night long by AC/DC on Back in black (Atlantic)
  4. Private Idaho by The B-52's on Wild planet (Island records)
  5. Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) by Talking Heads on Remain in Light (Sire Records)
  6. I'm afraid by Oingo Boingo on Forbidden Boingo (Il Cane Lento)
  7. Mirror In the Bathroom by The English Beat on I Just Can't Stop It (Shout !Factory)
  8. The way to win your love by William Onyeabor on Body & Soul (Wilfilms Records)
  9. Love and death by Ebo Taylor & Uhuru-Yenzu on Life stories (Strut records)
  10. House in motion (live) by Talking heads on The name of this band is Talking Heads (Sire)
  11. California girls by Oingo Boingo on Forbidden Boingo (Il Cane Lento)