(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me (1964) (1983)

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Naked Eyes.

The British synth-pop group Naked Eyes was a duo: vocalist Pete Byrne (born June 9 1954, Bath, Somerset, England) and keyboardist Rob Fisher (born November 5, 1956, died following surgery at the age of 42 August 25, 1999.)

They are best known for "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me", which was actually a Burt Bacharach/Hal David tune.

Burt Bacharach himself cited it as his favorite version of the song. It is a standard inclusion on many 1980s hits collections.

Their subsequent hits were "Promises, Promises", "When the Lights Go Out" and "(What) In the Name of Love."

Chart position: #8 (US).

Written by:
Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) & Hal David (born May 25, 1921 in New York City,  New York.)

Bacharach and David have written a combined 70 Top 40 US hits and 52 Top  40 UK hits, including "The Story of My Life", "Magic Moments", "Baby  It's You", "Any Day Now", "(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance", "Only Love Can Break A Heart", "Don't Make Me Over", "Make it Easy On Yourself", "Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa", "Blue on Blue", "Anyone Who  Had a Heart", "(They Long to Be) Close to You", "Wives and Lovers",  "Wishin' and Hopin'", "Walk on By", "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself", "A House Is  Not a Home", "What the World Needs Now Is Love", "What's New Pussycat?",  "Alfie", "My Little Red Book", "I Say A Little Prayer", "The Look of  Love," "One Less Bell to Answer", "This Guy's In Love With You", "Do You  Know the Way to San Jose?", "Promises, Promises", "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head", "I'll Never Fall in Love Again", "Arthur's Theme  (The Best That You Can Do)", and "That's What Friends Are For".

Also by: Sandie Shaw (born Sandra Ann Goodrich February 26, 1947), whose version stayed at #1 in the UK for three weeks in 1964 and reached #52 in the US in 1965; Thurston Moore.

Originally by:
Lou Johnson, whose version, produced by Bacharach and David, reached #49 (US) in early 1964. It was his highest charting (and also his last) hit.

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