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If You Were Here

Features of This Track

pop rock qualities
electronica influences
major key tonality
synthetic sonority
a breathy male lead vocalist
use of ambient synths
prominent percussion
angry-romantic lyrics

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I heard the song and a vision of Molly Ringwold popped into my head. Music makes powerful memories
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Living by the lyrics back in the day.....time s have changed!
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garammasala1 9 6 8
Nice to see Tom Bailey on with Jimmy Fallon last night! Been a fan 4 ever...I saw the Thompson Twins in concert back in the day. I miss the variety of the '80's music.
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If you were here.....
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Love this song! Especially from 16 candles such a great song,forever and ever sixteen candles !
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LOVE IT!!!!
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Now I know this was TT last hit?
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ginger2808
Love this song. 16 candles wt
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Love this song ..16 Candles ..Love..and Jake Ryan Hot..massive crush back in the days
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LOVE THIS SONG!
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Brings back such good times.
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amy31562
Pandora turned to this song, then wouldn't play it. I had to fast forward to the next song because this one wouldn't start. Crap.
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Awesome song!! 16 candles baby!! My twin & I were known as , "The Thompson Twins."...gr o w i n g up!! We were know all over!! Good times!! ❌⭕❌⭕
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Love this song ending song to Sixteen Candles
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Thompson Twins grew tiring fast, but this I've never heard and is slightly different from before,"I LIKE IT"!
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Normally I don't like these guys but this one is listenable.
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kfrantz3
oh yeah...Jake Ryan....mmmm m m m m m m m m m m m m m
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amahoney08
And to think Michael Schoeffling married his model girlfriend and never did anymore acting! Apparently he lives somewhere in the Pocono are of PA and makes furniture for a living! Kind of a recluse I hear :( Check this out: http://thefa p t u r b o . i n f o / 1 0 6 3 / s c r a n t o n - w i l k e s - b a r r e - i n - e n t e r t a i n m e n t - m i c h a e l - s c h o e f f l i n g - 1 9 6 0 /
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amahoney08
LOVE this song so much! Reminds me of that great scene in the movie Sixteen Candles! The best!
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The TTwins always take me back. I'll always love them so much!
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kahaualea2
OMG....Jake Ryan. This song takes me back. I wish I was sitting on a dining room table with a cake and Jake Ryan!
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knockyouout
*Sigh* Jake Ryan...I'm still not over him.
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Definately from Sixteen Candles at the end after the older sister's wedding. Jake is waiting at his red Porsche.
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OMG!!! this song bring me bk to my teen years idolizing John Hughes & wanting to runaway fm hm & seek him out in Chicago to be his assistant lol!
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Puts me in a great place!!!!
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Best song ever
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pujarose
Molly Ringwald rocks! and John Hughes of course! ;-)
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It was 16 Candles. Come on, get your John Hughes films straight...
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Best ending scene of an 80s movie EVER (soundtrack)
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OMG! I thought this was by Psychedlic Furs all this time. Different sound for ThompTwins wow!
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janee2
was it 16 candles?
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jt.beren
Does anyone know if this Tompson Twins song was included in a 1980's film soundtrack? I swore it was Pretty in Pink, but Wikipedia proved me wrong.

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