Month: December 2022

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New Wave Albums

Rio – Duran Duran

Rio is the second studio album by English new wave band Duran Duran, released on 10 May 1982 through EMI Records. The band wrote and demoed most of the material before recording the album at AIR Studios in London from January to March 1982. Colin Thurston returned from their 1981 self-titled debut studio album as producer. The band utilised more experimentation compared to the debut, from vibraphone and marimba to […]

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New Wave Albums

New Order Power, Corruption & Lies

New Order Power, Corruption & Lies is the second studio album by English rock band New Order, released on 2 May 1983 by Factory Records. The album features more electronic tracks than their 1981 debut Movement, with heavier use of synthesizers. The album was met with widespread acclaim, and has been included in music industry lists of the greatest albums of the 1980s and of all time. The cover artwork […]

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New Wave Albums

Tears for Fears Songs from the Big Chair

Tears for Fears, released on 25 February 1985 by Phonogram Records. The album peaked at number two in the UK and at number one in the US, becoming a multi-platinum seller and the band's most successful studio album to date. Songs from the Big Chair spawned the commercially successful singles "Mothers Talk", "Shout", "Everybody Wants to Rule the World", "Head over Heels", and "I Believe".

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New Wave Music Bands

Men Without Hats – Ivan Eugene Doroschuk

Men Without Hats - Ivan Eugene Doroschuk, born 9 October 1957, is an American-born Canadian musician. He is the lead vocalist and founding member of Men Without Hats, best known for the hit song "The Safety Dance". NEARLY 40 YEARS AGO, THEY TOLD THE WORLD, “YOU CAN DANCE IF YOU WANT TO” — AND THE WORLD LISTENED. A few years later, they instructed the same planet to go “Pop” –- […]

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