DECKER THE HALLS
Carol and Co are Heading our Way
Ah, the 80s. Even people who weren't around admit it was the best decade.
Sure there was the all-consuming Debbie-downer of a childhood spent in the shadow of the mushroom cloud, but there was also T'Pau, and the safety blanket that Carol Decker's voice alone could intercept a Soviet nuke. That woman sang down the Berlin wall, as I remember it.
Decker, DJ Gary Davies, Five Star's Deniece Pearson and — get this — Queen of the 80s herself, Kings Heath's Toyah "Thunder in the Mountains" Willcox, will all be present at Symphony Hall for what promises to be Birmingham's best New Year's Eve shindig. Alongside producer Johnny Kalifornia (what a name that is, by the way) you'll party to a specially curated mastermix and watch on as the brilliant Sounds of the 80s dancers recreate classic scenes from the era's films and music vids.
Expect electro-pop, preposterous shoulder pads, leg warmers and absolute floor-fillers from Wham!, Queen, Prince, Madonna, Whitney and more. £49
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