Holy Christ. I loved that song as a kid (I was probably 9 or 10 when it came out) but had no idea who sang it. I haven't heard that song in 20+ years at least.
So back in the late 80s I had an uncle who owned a dive bar in a small town near where I grew up. Every so often the family would go up there and spend an afternoon watching football and the kids would have fun playing shuffleboard & darts.I remember a summer holiday in Portugal where we listened a lot to a tape of Terence Trent D'Arby my brother had: