Fridge dwellers, a taste for yoga, beer bangles and rock cocktails.
It would be marvellous if fat bangles, knuckleduster cocktail rings and "necklaces" big and flat as medieval bust armour could be relied on as barometers of hard economic times ahead. Imagine: Bling! Bling! Bling! and the first gaudy gob-smacker in a decade or two could warn us all to batten..read more
CHARLES PURCELL WALKS LIKE AN EGYPTIAN WITH '80S FEMALE SUPERSTARS THE BANGLES. THE BANGLES Sunday, 8pm, Enmore Theatre, 9550 3666, $76.50-$96.50.
Eighties outfit the Bangles are touring again, and it's like they never went away, writes Andrew Murfett.
They were on the verge of world domination with hits such as Manic Monday and Walk Like An Egyptian but, as the Bangles guitarist recalls, it was this success that tore the girl band apart.