T'Pau and the glory - there's more to this band than just China in Your Hand - Essex Live: "Aaah the 80s. Big hair, soft focus videos and being able to go about your daily business without posting everything you did on social media.
And, of course, the music. A vibrant kaleidoscope clash of styles, genres and tastes which is still celebrated today as something of a golden age.
Someone who knows all about the music scene back then is Carol Decker of T'Pau, still instantly recognisable after all these years and still heard regularly thanks to the enduring quality of China in Your Hand, the pop-rock classic that spent five weeks at No 1 and 30 years on the turntable of almost every DJ in the country.
The 80s are big business these days, with tours and festivals featuring acts from that era a common occurrence all over the country.
T’Pau are no strangers to the retro circuit and will be appearing at Audley End this summer in Here and Now – Back to the 80s, alongside Jason Donovan, Midge Ure, Five Star, Toyah and a stack of other well-known acts."