Tommy Boy Tuesday: Planet Patrol - "Cheap Thrills"

Planet Patrol's single "Cheap Thrills" remains a timeless electro-funk anthem, having celebrated it's 40th anniversary on July 15, 1983, when it was released as part of their self-titled debut album on Tommy Boy. This track exemplifies the essence of the 1980's electro movement, with its infectious beats, pulsating synths, and robotic vocals. Produced by the legendary Arthur Baker, "Cheap Thrills" captured the spirit of the era, becoming a dancefloor sensation and solidifying Planet Patrol's place in the electro-funk pantheon. The song's futuristic sound and energetic rhythms continue to resonate with fans, serving as a nostalgic reminder of the innovative and influential music that defined the early '80s.


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