It’s safe to say the original UK “new wave” group was a one hit wonder back in 1980. Their name could suggest a diffused substance suspended in the air or, if used as a verb, something that has taken the place of smoking for many people.

The song sounds like it’s about becoming a certain nationality but that’s probably not what it’s about…

Our Shadow artist released a groundbreaking album in 1993. The album was a female’s response to a 1972 classic album by a very popular band. The Shadow artist is 52 today.


The 5 O’Clock Shadow is presented by Coney island Brewing Conmpany