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  • Guys In Thin Ties

The Guys

The Tunes: See 'em

Guys In Thin Ties plays a great assortment of your favorite hard drivin' tunes, from an era that was made popular by MTV and it's very creative music videos. Click on the EYE to see the Guys list of well known songs that they perform live. It's sure to bring back lots of fond memories. Check it out!

The Tunes: Hear 'em

Guys In Thin Ties takes great pride in peforming their cover songs as close to the original recordings as possible. Click on the EAR to listen to a few live recordings of the Guys playing some of your favorite songs. You can almost feel the energy that they bring to whatever venue they play. Enjoy!

    1. Town Called Malice - The Jam
      Talking In Your Sleep - The Romantics
      Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds
      Overkill - Men At Work
      Something So Strong - Crowded House
      Under Pressure - Queen/David Bowie
      Don't Change - INXS
      You Might Think - The Cars
      Let's Go - The Cars
      Pump It Up - Elvis Costello
      You Got Lucky - Tom Petty
      Don't Do Me Like That - Tom Petty
      Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
      Look Sharp - Joe Jackson
      Under The Milkyway - The Church
      Let's Dance - David Bowie
      Just Like Heaven - The Cure
      Would I Lie To You - Eurythmics
      Tempted - Squeeze
      I Ran - Flock of Seagulls
      Change – John Waite
      A Million Miles Away – The Plimsouls
      Pretty In Pink – Psychedelic Furs
      Simply Irresistible – Robert Palmer
      Blue Jean - David Bowie
      Red Skies - The Fixx
      Desire – U2
      Our House – Madness
      Your Love – Outfield
      Summer of '69 – Bryan Adams
      Fight For Your Right - Beastie Boys
      Mary's Prayer – Danny Wilson
      Black Coffee In Bed – Squeeze
      Video Killed The Radio Star – Buggles
      Why Can't I Be You – Cure
      Dream Police – Cheap Trick
      Sunglasses At Night – Corey Hart
      Never Tear Us Apart – INXS
      Dancing With Myself – Billy Idol
      Addicted To Love – Robert Palmer
      Talk Dirty To Me – Poison
      Beat It – Michael Jackson
      Here I Go Again – Whitesnake
      just Can't Get Enough – Depeche Mode
    1. Wouldn’t It Be Good – Nik Kershaw
      And We Danced – The Hooters
      Rock The Casbah – The Clash
      Jump - Van Halen
      Girls on Film - Duran Duran
      Turnin' Japanese - The Vapors
      What’s He Got – The Producers
      Don't Forget Me When I'm Gone – Glass Tiger
      Talk To You Later - The Tubes
      Workin’ For A Livin’ – Huey Lewis and The News
      What’s So Funny – Elvis Costello
      One Thing Leads To Another - The Fixx
      Major Tom - Peter Schilling
      Love Plus One – Haircut 100
      Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
      Power of Love – Huey Lewis and The News
      Living On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
      You Give Love A Bad Name – Bon Jovi
      I Got You - Split Enz
      Jesse’s Girl – Rick Springfield
      Hungry Like The Wolf – Duran Duran
      What You Need – INXS
      Separate Ways – Journey
      Only Love – BoDeans
      Keep Your Hands to Yourself – Georgia Satellites
      Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leopard
      I Will Follow – U2
      Cars - Gary Neuman
      Everydody Have Fun Tonight - Wang Chung
      Blister In The Sun – Violent Femmes
      What I Like About You – Romantics
      Should I Stay Or Should I Go – Clash
      Take On Me – A-Ha
      Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream) – Icicle Works
      Let's Go Crazy – Prince & the Revolution
      Lips Like Sugar – Echo And The Bunnymen
      Lovesong – Cure
      It's My Life – Talk Talk
      Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC
      Sweet Child O' Mine – Guns & Roses
      1985 – Bowling For Soup
      Boys Of Summer – Don Henley
      Sharp Dressed Man – ZZ Top
      Just What I Needed – Cars

This Is What The Guys In The Thin Ties Sound Like

Guys In Thin Ties DemoTrax

Here are a few GITT Trax available for your listening pleasure. These tracks were recorded "LIVE" so you can hear just what the Guys In the Thin Ties sound like when you join them at one of their shows.

So... take a moment and GITT your '80s on!


* These Recordings are original interpretations of songs, and are for demo purposes only. They are not for sale or profit. ** Guys In Thin Ties does not own any rights to any of the songs on this website.


Your alternative hard drivin' '80s rock cover band, dedicated to bringing you some of the best songs from the MTV Music Videos era.


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