Download: Closest Thing To Heaven (12″ version) – The Kane Gang (mp3)
Remember that period in the mid-80s when lots of white British acts were trying to sound all retro soulful? Adding black backing singers and horn sections to their records, name-dropping Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield, talking about passion all the time. Was that Paul Weller’s fault? Or the Levi’s 501 adverts?
Whoever started it, this was one of the best records to come out of that phase.