MICHAL DAVID – DISCOPŘÍBĚH (DISCO STORY, 1987)

The songs of Michal David added a pop panache to a number of Czech films in the 1980s. He also made popular films for young people as Kamarád do deště (A Good Pal), which also had a sequel, like Discopříběh (Discostory, 1991).

 

LUCIE BÍLÁ – NEPOSLUŠNÉ TENISKY (NAUGHTY SNEAKERS, 1985)

One of Bila’s greatest hits is the 1985 track “Neposlušné tenisky” (Naughty Sneakers) about a girl whose boyfriend gives her a special pair of sneakers for her name day that always take her back to him – no matter how naughty she wants to be.

 

JAN HAMMER – DRIVE (1994)

Born in Prague, Jan Hammer emigrated to the U.S. in 1968. He won international fame in the 1980s for the Miami Vice theme song. Among Hammer’s lesser-known work is the early ’90s synth-heavy single, “Drive”, the video for which shows Králíček’s famous Cubist lamppost on Jungmannovo street come to life and doing a funky dance around Prague.

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