80s Music Stars Then…And Now: Part 1 [PHOTOS/POLL]
They conquered the 1980s and beyond, but what are they doing and what do they look like present day? Take a look and don't forget to scroll down to take our poll and leave your comments! Here are your Saturday Night Jersey 80s Artists Then...and Now.
Their new website offers "new protective gear" and "unreleased material from the archives in vinyl disc format," as well as features "WORLD-WIDE shipping to anywhere on Planet Earth." They still tour.
In November 2010, Duran Duran announced the worldwide release of their 13th studio album, entitled All You Need Is Now. Rumors still circulate that Duran Duran will be involved in writing the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film, Skyfall with producer Mark Ronson. It would be their second time recording a Bond theme.
PAT BENETAR THEN ...AND NOW
During the 1980s, Benatar had two RIAA-certified Multi-Platinum albums, five RIAA-certified Platinum albums, three RIAA-certified Gold albums and 19 Top 40 singles, including "Love Is a Battlefield", "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", and "We Belong". Benatar was one of the most heavily played artists in the early days of MTV. NOW, she is touring with Loverboy and Journey and will play Revel Casino in Atlantic City August 11th.
DEBBIE HARRY (BLONDIE) THEN ...AND NOW
BOY GEORGE THEN ...AND NOW
Culture Club are a British pop band who were part of the 1980s. The original band comprised Boy George (lead vocals), Mikey Craig (bass guitar), Roy Hay (guitar and keyboards) and Jon Moss (drums and percussion). Their second album, Colour by Numbers, has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, and they had several international hits with songs such as "Church of the Poison Mind", "Karma Chameleon" and "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me". Boy George's androgynous style of dressing caught the attention of the public and the media. NOW, in 2006 George reported to the New York Department of Sanitation for his court-ordered community service. As a result of the swarming media coverage, he was allowed to finish his community service inside the Sanitation Department grounds.