80s Song of the Day: Venus by Bananarama

Goddess on the mountain top
Burning like a silver flame
The summit of beauty and love
And Venus was her name

venus 2Venus by Bananarama was released on May 30, 1986, with White Train as the B side. A remake of the 1969 song by Shocking Blue, Venus was a single from the band’s third album, True Confessions.

Venus was a worldwide hit for Bananarama. It was a No. 1 hit in the United States, Australia, and a handful of other countries. In the United Kingdom, it reached No. 8 on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the official music video for the song.

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