New wave

Blondie

Blondie & Devo Hitting The Road Together

New wave may have peaked in the mainstream 30 years ago, but Blondie and Devo are hoping to bring it back with a new tour together. The ’80s mainstays, both with the majority of their […]

06/13/2012

Soft Cell - "Tainted Love" (Sire, 1982)

One-Hit Wonders: Soft Cell’s “Tainted Love”

Born of a friendship formed at Leeds Art College, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Soft Cell[/lastfm] was a project for which Marc Almond and David Ball had less-than-top-ten expectations. Imagine their surprise when “Tainted Love” hit the top of the […]

02/15/2012

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The B-52’s Celebrate 35 Years Together

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The B-52’s[/lastfm] formed back in 1977 in Athen’s Georgia. Over the weekend they celebrated 35 years together back in their home town, with a huge anniversary show.

02/13/2012

Kajagoogoo - "Too Shy" (EMI, 1983)

One-Hit Wonders: Kajagoogoo And “Too Shy”

With a name like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kajagoogoo[/lastfm], it had to be good. At least once, anyway.

01/27/2012

Big Country - "In a Big Country" (Mercury, 1983)

One-Hit Wonders: Big Country And “In A Big Country”

Though they had a string of hits in the UK over the course of more than 15 years, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Big Country[/lastfm] found only one hit in the US…and we all know which one that is.

01/25/2012

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