The song has been described by the band as a “British on-the-road song”
“Through the Barricades” is known for its sweeping melody, powerful vocals, and atmospheric instrumentation, featuring guitars, drums, and a string section. The song was a commercial success, reaching the top ten in the UK and several other countries.
Wham Rap! was a unique blend of pop, funk, and hip-hop, and it showcased George Michael’s skills as a songwriter and performer. The song’s lyrics dealt with themes of youth culture, social commentary, and the challenges of growing up in the inner city. The song was well received by audiences and critics, and it established Wham! as a fresh and innovative force in the pop music world.
Emerging UK Pop Rock band, cover a classic song from the pen of Pete Shelley, originally written as a gay love torch song, but transformed here into a danceable piece of solid pop, touched off with another great example of remixing genius by the hands of Arthur Baker.