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Top 10 From Bands That Never Sold Well

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

Top 10 From Bands That Never Sold Well

Postby robertsprenger » Mon Jun 12, 2006 11:25 pm

Okay, I may get burned at the stake and 10 is such a miniscule number but here goes:

1. Smash Palace - Living On The Borderline
2. Belfegore - All That I Wanted
3. Three O'Clock - Her Heads Revolving
4. Tin Tin - Hold It
5. Illustrated Man - Head Over Heels
6. Minor Detail - Canvas Of Life
7. Cee Farrow - Should I Love You
8. SSQ - Synthicide
9. Polecats - Make A Circuit With Me
10.Industry - State of The nation

I know I know, so many band left off, bu thats what makes freedom so lucious, the arguments that will arise
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Postby rotator » Wed Jun 14, 2006 1:51 am

These are new wave songs that where officially released as singles that never hit that big in the States or to the best of my knowledge, in the U.K. These songs should have been bigger hits.....

[b]10.Blancmange "The Day Before You Came"
9.Spear Of Destiny "The Wheel"
8.The The "Uncertain Smile"
7.The Style Council "Promised Land"
6.Tears For Fears "The Way You Are"
5.Pale Fountains "Palm Of My Hand"
4.Matt Bianco "Yeah Yeah"
3.Lloyd Cole And The Commotions "Lost Weekend"
2.China Crisis "King In A Catholic Style (Wake Up) "
1.Men Without Hats "I Got The Message"[/b]
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Postby enzfan » Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:17 am

There two that come to mind right now.
Book Of Love - Book Of Love and Cock Robin - Cock Robin, both of these albums were great especially Book Of Love, how they never blew up is beyond me.
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Postby SuNomi » Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:16 pm

If you're talking never sold well in the US, then:

A Certain Ratio
Prefab Sprout
Suburban Lawns
Slow Children
Kissing The Pink
Human Sexual Response
Fabulous Poodles
Polyrock
Skafish
Our Daughters Wedding
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