Aug 22, 2018 · New wave and its ugly twin sister, post-punk, are two terms used and abused with abandon when describing the music that followed the punk rock explosion of the mid-70s. To some people, new wave was the music made by bands who were too traditionally melodic to be classed as punk; bands that believed in good ol’ songwriting, in craft and – shock horror – quite liked the idea of having a ...
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80s New Wave fuses elements of punk, post-punk, mod culture, new romantic and glam rock while incorporating the use of electronic synthesizers. You'll hear some of the classics to come out of one of the most popular music movements of the '80s.
Songs that are borderline new wave, and might be better described as goth or ska-revival or pub rock or post-punk or mod-revival or college rock, had virtually no chance of making the top 10, but the term new wave was inclusive enough that many of those songs made the top 100, or at least the top 250.
Style meets art. Blurring the line between pop and punk, artists from the New Wave movement's emergence in the late 70's to the present-day revivalists. Hear: Talking Heads, The Cure, New Order ...
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Jul 08, 2020 · The 1979 Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park in Chicago was the beginning of new music styles in the 1980s. Born from the punk rock style music were New Wave and Synthpop. Bands such as The B52’s, Duran Duran, and Culture Club are considered New Wave. Sub-genres of rock in roll sprouted in the 1980s with glam rock, heavy metal, and thrash ...
This is a good compilation of somewhat rare Christmas songs. It says "New Wave" in the title, but that's stretching it. I certainly wouldn't call Los Lobos, David Bowie or They Might Be Giants "New Wave". But there probably aren't enough Christmas songs by actual New Wave performers to fill a CD, so they had to stretch the definition a bit.
Discuss hard-to-find or out-of-print New Wave and '80s Alternative, and share a few songs along the way. NOTE: requesting songs that are entirely unrelated to the genres discussed here or easily found on CD is strongly discouraged and posts will be enforced as needed. 9927 Topics 54574 Posts Last post by crichert Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:16 pm
Top New Wave Songs of 1978 by Alex Cosper TALKING HEADS - Take Me To The River THE CARS - My Best Friend's Girl THE POLICE - Can't Stand Losing You THE CARS - Just What I Needed ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS - Pump It Up NICK LOWE - Cruel To Be Kind RAMONES - I Wanna Be Sedated PATTI SMITH GROUP - Because The Night THE CARS - Good Times Roll