Room to Move (Animotion)
#9 on the US Hot 100
Included in the movie My Stepmother is an Alien this was Animotion’s second US top ten hit. Between the two the group’s personnel had undergone a radical change meaning that the two songs are effectively by completely different bands.
Fun fact: Vocals here are by Cynthia (Dirty Dancing) Rhodes and Paul (Device – Hanging on a Heart Attack) Engemann.
The theme for Bestest Song Club November 2015: Top 10 Hits That You Probably Haven’t Heard In Years. Criteria – Songs that reached at least #10 on the US Hot 100 between 1 January 1980 and 31 December 1989 but tend to get overlooked in any “Best of the 1980s” lists and collections.