1985 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1985.
Eurovision Song Contest 1985
The Eurovision Song Contest 1985 was the 30th event since its inception in 1956, and was held on 4 May 1985 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The presenter was entertainer Lill Lindfors, whose jokey dress rip af...
The Blue Sky
Hunting High and Low is the debut studio album by the Norwegian new wave band A-ha. Released on 1 June 1985 through Warner Bros. Records, the album was a huge commercial success selling more than 10 m...
America (Kurtis Blow album)
America is the sixth album by rapper Kurtis Blow, released in 1985 (see 1985 in music). The album includes the song "If I Ruled the World" from the movie Krush Groove, Kurt's biggest hit since "The Br...
America (Kurtis Blow album) - Wikipedia
Hell in Paradise
"Hell in Paradise" is a song by Yoko Ono from the 1985 album Starpeace. The lyrics are about mankind's perceived idea of hell, despite living in the paradise that Ono considers to be planet Eart...
Hell in Paradise - Wikipedia
Heart Trouble (Steve Wariner song)
"Heart Trouble" is a song written by Dave Gibson and Kent Robbins, and recorded by American country music artist Steve Wariner. It was released in April 1985 as the second single from the album One G...
List of number-one albums of 1985 (Canada)
These are the Canadian number-one albums of 1985. The chart is compiled by Nielsen Soundscan and published by Jam! Canoe, issued every Sunday. The chart also appears in Billboard magazine as Top Canad...
Silkheart Records
Silkheart Records is a Swedish record label dedicated to recording improvised music and free jazz. Lars-Olof Gustavsson and Keith Knox founded Silkheart in 1985. In 1991, Jimmy Johnson of Forced Exp...
Sweet (band)
Sweet (also referred to as The Sweet) were a British rock band that rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s as a prominent glam rock act, with their most prolific line-up: lead vocalist Brian Connolly, ba...
Heavenly Action
"Heavenly Action" is a song by the British synthpop duo Erasure, released in November 1985 as their second single.Issued by Mute Records in the UK and Sire Records in the U.S., the single proved to be...
Heavenly Action - Wikipedia
The Baby Snakes
The Baby Snakes were an Irish rock band formed in 1985. The original line-up featured Frank Rynne, Niall O'Sullivan and Johnny Bonney. In October 1985 they recorded a radio session for Dave Fanning's ...
Black and Blue (musical)
Black and Blue is a musical revue celebrating the black culture of dance and music in Paris between World War I and World War II.Based on an idea by Mel Howard and conceived by Hector Orezzoli and Cla...
Black and Blue (musical) - Wikipedia
Ice on Fire Tour
In 1985, Elton John set out to promote his latest album, Ice on Fire, with his band. The Ice on Fire Tour started in the fall of 1985 and continued until October 1986, before Elton performed his Tour ...