Detail of an ad for Debbie Gibson’s first album, “Out of the Blue."   Seventeen. July 1988.   I will admit that this cassette was totally played on repeat that summer, which was just before I started high school.

Detail of an ad for Debbie Gibson’s first album, “Out of the Blue." 

Seventeen. July 1988. 

I will admit that this cassette was totally played on repeat that summer, which was just before I started high school.