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  1. List of new wave artists - Wikipedia

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    The following is a list of artists and bands associated with the new wave music genre during the late 1970s and early-to-mid 1980s. The list does not include acts associated with the resurgences and revivals of the genre that have occurred from the 1990s onward.

  2. 100 Greatest New Wave Songs - DigitalDreamDoor.

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    Background: 'New Wave' evolved from 'Punk' in the late '70s being less anti-social and more radio (and MTV) friendly, hitting it's high in '83 and faded around '87.It can be best described as mixing the energy of Punk with a bit of 'Glam', 'Pop', 'Art-Rock' & 'Dance' and relied heavily on synthesizers.

  3. New Wave Music Songs | AllMusic

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    During the late '70s and early '80s, New Wave was a catch-all term for the music that directly followed punk rock; often, the term encompassed punk itself, as well. In retrospect, it became clear that the music following punk could be divided, more or less, into two categories -- post-punk and new wave.

    Title/Composer
    Performer
    Rock Lobster The B-52s / Fred Schneider / Ricky Wilson
    One Way or Another Nigel Harrison / Debbie Harry
    Just What I Needed Ric Ocasek
    Pump It Up Elvis Costello
  4. Top 50 New Wave Songs Of All Time : Monitor Mix : NPR

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    • Carrie Brownstein
    • 1. Joy Division - Love Will tear Us Apart
    • 2. Siouxsie & The Banshees - Christine
    • 3. The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
    • 4. Ultravox - Vienna
  5. Music Lists #10: 150 Greatest New Wave Songs of the 1980's

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    Nov 20, 2009 · Music Lists #10: 150 Greatest New Wave Songs of the 1980's 1. Metro - Berlin 2. Melt with You – Modern English 3. Save It for Later – English Beat 4. Cancer – Joe Jackson 5. Destination Unknown – Missing Persons 6. Just Like Heaven – The Cure 7. In Between Days – The Cure 8. All of My Heart – ABC 9. ...

  6. New Wave Music Genre Overview | AllMusic

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    During the late '70s and early '80s, New Wave was a catch-all term for the music that directly followed punk rock; often, the term encompassed punk itself, as well. In retrospect, it became clear that the music following punk could be divided, more or less, into two categories -- post-punk and new wave.

  7. New wave music | Last.fm

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    New Wave is today a quite broad umbrella term describing popular music from around 1977 to 1986. But originally it was a slim sub genre of Western popular music that arose in the United Kingdom about 1977-78.

  8. The Best New Wave Albums - Paste

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    Oct 13, 2020 · New Wave music meant a lot of things in the late 1970s. It encompassed pretty much everything that followed the punk movement that still served as an alternative to mainstream pop and rock. There ...

  9. New wave music - Wikipedia

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    New wave is a music genre that encompasses numerous pop-oriented styles from the late 1970s and the 1980s. It was originally used as a catch-all for the music that emerged after punk rock, including punk itself, but may be viewed retrospectively as a more accessible counterpart of post-punk.

  10. The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 1: 100 ...

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    • Yaz - "Don't Go" (1982) Electronic mastermind Vince Clarke was part of Depeche Mode for their debut album Speak and Spell (1981) which includes the chirpy hit "Just Can't Get Enough".
    • A Flock of Seagulls - "Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)" (1982) A Flock of Seagulls are generally viewed as something of a novelty band because of their outlandish style and hair -- they are often used as an example of the cheesier excesses of '80s new wave.
    • The B-52's - "Channel Z" (1989) Since their groundbreaking early singles like "Rock Lobster" and "Planet Claire", the B-52's lost their way a bit in the '80s.
    • Fugazi - "Waiting Room" (1988) Washington, D.C. 's hardcore legends Fugazi first released two EPs (1988's Fugazi and 1989's Margin Walker), which were compiled for their September 1989 release 13 Songs.