In defense of True Colors

It comes down, as these things so often do, to timing and nostalgia. The year was 1986, and though I’d been listening to top 40 on the radio for several years by that point, I didn’t own any of it. It all kicked off finally…

1986: The Bangles, DIFFERENT LIGHT

Okay, kids, gather round. Come up close where you can see. Can any of you tell me what this is? No, it’s not an iPhone. Are you kidding? I know it’s about the same size and shape, but look how thick it is. It has…