100 Hits begins with some songs that might be termed new romantic, then shifts into non-romantic synth pop, then sophisti-pop, and then, suddenly, it looks more like a compilation more accurately classified as “’80s pop, alternative, and mainstream.” Like the other sets in the 100 Hits series from the U.K.’s EMI-funded Demon label, 100 Hits: The New Romantics features 20 songs on each one of
The songs had more raw energy, were less polished and were certainly more interesting to listen to. Although Simple Minds were never seen as true New Romantics, their “New Gold Dream” album was a masterpiece, and the band certainly incorporated some of the elements of the movement.
While Egan has carefully selected 13 tracks reflecting the wide spectrum of synth possibilities, half are love songs in the spirit of the 80s generation who were dubbed by the press New Romantics. Nevertheless he has created a consummate showcase for electronic music, co-produced by Nick Bitzenis (aka Nikonn).
The heyday of the New Romantic movement occurred from 1979-1981 in the UK, and New Romantics were also called Blitz Kids. They incorporated a snazzy brand of New Wave and synthpop music, and was as many as a reaction to punk rock, which exploded right before the New Romantics.
August 1980 – the release of Ashes To Ashes, with its groundbreaking video, was a great moment for David Bowie – and propelled the Blitz Kids and others towards the pop scene to form the New Romantics, the first big 1980s music and fashion scene.
This 80s invasion had been prefigured in May 1981 when the first New Romantic synthpop group Spandau Ballet, house-band of London’s Blitz club, had flown to New York City to stage not only a live gig but a fashion show by the Axiom collective of designers, who included Sade Adu.
THE NEW ROMANTICS 70s 80s Retro Party Cover Band Melbourne. The New Romantics are a hilarious parody show of the most pretentious and most colourful period of popular music, the New Romantic era of the 1970s and 1980s.
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The ’80s wasn’t the prettiest of decades but it gave us some great songs! 80s music was all about power ballads, enormous hair and the arrival of those New Romantics. OK, it wasn’t necessarily the prettiest of decades but it did give us some amazing songs!
The mere mention of the term “New Romantic” is likely to force one to imagine bleached-out MTV clips, nouveau glam make up, and Simon LeBon’s ubiquitous mug. A British music movement of the late ’70s and early ’80s, New Romanticism had everything to do with image.
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