(YouTube). Four years later, after exhaustive searching, it's still a mystery.
This has become somewhat of a holy grail for the New Wave Outpost community, so I thought I would throw it out here. The entire saga can be found here
. It's been tentatively called Stay (The Second Time Around), although there's no proof that's the name of the song. It was recorded off of a German radio station in '84 or '86.
It's unlikely that it's someone mainstream, given the breadth of knowledge of the forum members, and a number of obscure possibilities have been ruled out including the following artists: Modern Vision, Romance at Eleven, Aldo Nova, The Blue Nile, Grace Pool, Lions and Ghosts, Stone Fury, Andre Cymone, Cham CM, Ghost, The Controllers, Canton, The Tiny, Skope, Tonio K, Tiger Lou, The Dream Team, Sa-ra, Aebersold, Jacobites, Saturn V, Quadrajets, Solveig Slettahjell, Drop Nineteens, Andres Calamaro, First Affair, Ian Lodge, Marx & Spencer, Dan Byrd, Lost Patrol, Ken Roland, Curious Figures, Jeb Million, Shalamar,Blue Cheer, Rickie Lee Jones, Morten Harket, Dollar, Mike Cannon, Manteca, The Saints, The Dream Team, Fire Fly, Melvin James, and Jet.
Does this sound familiar to any Mefites?