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Johnny Hates Jazz

The Uk trio Johnny Hates Jazz had Spandau Ballet’s striking attire, clean-cut appears, and knack for smooth, glossy pop songs which were more soulful compared to the critics gave them credit for. Sadly, like Spandau Ballet Johnny Hates Jazz had been stigmatized within the U.S. by an omnipresent strike that …

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Wang Chung

The London-based new wave group Wang Chung had a small number of hits within the mid-’80s, achieving their greatest popularity within the U.S. Originally known as Huang Chung, the music group contains vocalist/guitarist Jack port Hues, bassist Nick Feldman, and drummer Darren Costin. The music group documented four paths for …

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Fine Young Cannibals

When the Defeat (referred to as the English Defeat within the U.S. just) divide in 1983, it emerged as a shock to guitarist Dave Cox and bassist David Steele. The very first time they noticed that the group’s vocalists, Position Roger and Dave Wakelin, had opted off to create an …

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Fiction Factory

The Uk band Fiction Factory are forgotten one-hit wonders. Best-known for the Depeche Mode-ish solitary “(FEELS AS THOUGH) Heaven,” Fiction Manufacturing plant published soulful, melancholic pop tunes lighted by danceable synthesized rhythms and cool bass lines. Heaven 17 was a clear influence; nevertheless, the deep, ardent vocals of Kevin Patterson …

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Duran Duran

Duran Duran personified brand-new wave for a lot of the mainstream market. And once and for all cause. Duran Duran’s status was constructed through music video clips, which accentuated their fashion-model appears and glamorous feeling of design. Without music video clips, it’s most likely that their pop-funk — referred to …

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Laid Back

The forming of RELAXED, the Denmark-based duo behind the underground dance classic “White Equine,” was a happy accident. Tim Stahl and John Guldberg fulfilled up in a Danish studio room in the past due ’70s using the intention to be became a member of by a alternative party who by …

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Culture Club

Few fresh wave groups were as well-known as Culture Club. Through the early ’80s, the group racked up seven directly Top Ten strikes within the U.K. and six TOP singles within the U.S. making use of their light, infectious pop-soul. Though their music was radio-ready, what brought the music group …

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Coloma

Under their Coloma alter ego, Alex Paulick (coding, lap steel, bass, guitar, keyboards, harmony vocals) and Rob Taylor (vocals, Hammond organ, monosynth) create sophisticated pop that attempts to reconcile electronic music with the traditional song format. The England-born but Cologne, Germany-based duo develop a type of click-pop, coordinating vocals similar …

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Landscape

After departing the soft rock-band Easy Road, Richard Burgess formed a slick synth pop/jazz group called Panorama in 1975. Furthermore to Burgess, who sang and performed drums, Panorama included Andy Pask (bass), Chris Heaton (keyboards), John Walters (keyboards, woodwinds), and Pete Thomas (trombone, keyboards). After creating a pursuing through touring, …

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Book of Love

The synth pop group Reserve of Like were dance membership staples within the ’80s. Reserve of Love produced in Philadelphia, PA, by previous art school learners Susan Ottaviano (vocals), Ted Ottaviano (keyboards, vocals), Jade Lee (keyboards, vocals), and Lauren Roselli (keyboards, vocals) in 1984. (Although they talk about exactly the …

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