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My Favorite Bands of the 80's

Discuss your favorite songs, artists or post your top ten lists from the new wave era or related genres.

Postby Go Smitty » Thu Sep 18, 2003 2:45 am

Just wanted to share a few...

Strawberry Switchblade
The Danse Society
Mari Wilson (Bee Hive hairdo)
Toyah Wilcox
The Au Pairs
Vitamin Z
The Waitresses
Strange Arrangement
The Bangs (before they became the Bangles)
Go Smitty
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Postby Surly » Thu Sep 18, 2003 6:12 am

1. Simple Minds
2. The Fixx
3. New Order
4. Duran Duran
5. Yello
6. ABC
7. Prefab Sprout
8. OMD
9. Kraftwerk
10. Adam & The Ants
Or something like that...I'm sure I'm forgetting something, such as:

Ministry, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Cure, Kaj
The Jet Set
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Postby DAT 777 » Thu Sep 18, 2003 12:26 pm

I shall pick only ten, I suppose...
1. The Smiths
2. Depeche Mode
3. Orchestral Manouvers In The Dark
4. Book Of Love
5. The English Beat
6. New Order (Joy Division)
7. The Undertones
8. "X"
9. Siouxsie And The Banshees (The Creatures)
10. Camou
DAT 777
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Postby divynils » Tue Jun 22, 2004 12:32 pm

top ten...hmmmm! Im gon to rate them on what im still listening to.
1. Divynils...Christine Amphlet...she'd wear a baby doll dress and throw tantrums...great voice to.they wereso much better than just that "I touch Myself" Song
2.Elvis Costello...sang
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Postby dcs84 » Tue Jul 06, 2004 5:38 pm

Ten is not nearly enough.....

1. Thompson Twins - Awesome, really, so much going on on there tracks.
2. Soft Cell - Slightly edgy gay power pop.
3. Gazebo - Not sure on this one, nobody seems to mention them/him as New Wave, very poppy. He was an It
Take On Me
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Postby driverx » Fri Jul 09, 2004 9:09 pm

Simple Minds
Psychedelic Furs
Siouxsie & The Banshees
The Chameleons
The Church
Echo & The Bunnymen
The Waterboys
Talk Talk
Naked Raygun
Take On Me
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Postby ScubaWeeble » Fri Jul 16, 2004 2:27 am

PET SHOP BOYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Are you a Canadian or American Pet Shop Boys fan? Please sign the guestbook at the link provided and show you want them back to do concerts on our side of the world! [:D]
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Postby Marilyn » Mon Jul 19, 2004 2:56 pm

[quote]Originally posted by MikeP
[br]Some of my all-time faves were/are:

The Church
The Stranglers
Talk Talk
Wire Train
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Postby Marilyn » Mon Jul 19, 2004 3:04 pm

[quote]Originally posted by Marilyn
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Postby highway1pch » Tue Aug 17, 2004 8:31 am

1. Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo / Oingo Boingo / Boingo
2. Joy Division / New Order / Electronic
3. Madness
4. The Specials / Fun Boy Three
5. The Beat / General Public / Fine Young Cannibals
6. The B-52's
7. Adam and the Ants / Bow Wow Wow
Personal Jesus
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Postby Amberlee » Thu Sep 09, 2004 12:58 pm

oh god i love the b-52's!
[:D]well, who wouldn't?
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Postby edisonoside » Wed Sep 22, 2004 11:24 pm

1)KRAFTWERK,Every song in every album is great!2)THE THE,I just love the first album.3)FLOCK OF SEAGULLS.4)BOWIE!5)GARY NUMAN,He "IS" NEW WAVE.6)KILLING JOKE.7)NEON JUDGEMENT.8)LEGENDARY PINK DOTS,The Lovers ptII and,Love puppets, you have to hear them!9)
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Postby Will Chadwick » Fri Oct 01, 2004 8:30 am

Comsat Angels
the Smiths
Talk Talk
Prefab Sprout

There are many others but those were the five greatest bands of the decade, in my opinion.
Will Chadwick
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Postby Atencio » Mon Oct 18, 2004 12:47 pm

No order
1. OMD
2. Erasure
3. Slow Children
4. Berlin
5. Ramones
6. Missing Persons
7. X
8. Nina Hagen
9. B-52's
10. New Order
11. Sparks (how could I have forgotten them)
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Postby scouser » Tue Jan 18, 2005 7:48 am

1.gary numan (replicas..the pleasure principle.telekon..all fantastic)
2.john foxx (exellent music)
3.human league (loved dare)
4.omd (scousers)
5.depeche mode (they liked numan)
6.shakin stevens (my mum loved him..god bless)
7.heaven 17 (some great
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