Marius Hühne stellt die musikalischen Perlen des Jahrzehnts vor und taucht mit Ihnen gemeinsam in die Zeiten von Vokuhila und Schulterpolstern ab. This isn't quite the little red Corvette going much too fast in Prince's classic, but the Primitives certainly dip their toes in the same metaphoric territory, although "Crash" could have a broader variety of meanings. It seems odd that such a perky electronic pop tune could be about that massive destruction of human life and property, but such are the absurdities of life, and Andy McCluskey's passionate vocals make it work. Jolts of angular guitar, bass and drum rattle insistently throughout, along with an autoharp which whisks sharply along with the beat. Generally when people think of '80s music, the first artists that pop into their heads might be Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Prince, Duran Duran, a-ha and other staples of MTV and the Top 40. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The arrangement is genius, especially the manic acoustic guitar that bounces merrily atop of the drums, and the call and response horn riff between sax and trumpets. 's biggest American success came with the Pretty in Pink soundtrack hit "If You Leave" six years later. Some may view Thomas Dolby as something of an '80s novelty act or an irrelevant "one-hit wonder" since he's best known for "She Blinded Me With Science," but this couldn't be farther from the truth. The best punk, post-punk, new wave, college rock, underground, modern rock, goth, industrial, new romantic, ska, power pop, hardcore, and indie rock of the '80s. "Outside the mainstream" isn't really enough of a definition. A Flock of Seagulls are generally viewed as something of a novelty band because of their outlandish style and hair -- they are often used as an example of the cheesier excesses of '80s new wave. Die Band ist allerdings nach wie vor erfolgreich im Musikgeschäft unterwegs. 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PopMatters have been informed by our current technology provider that we have until December to move off their service. Songwriter Gordon Gano's vocals are unrefined and as wonderfully unkempt as the music. 1973–present. Die in den 80ern neu entstandenen Musikrichtungen New Wave, Neue Deutsche Welle oder Synthie Pop ergeben erst zusammen mit den populären Rock 80er Hits einen repräsentativen Querschnitt der der Musik der 80er Jahre. Thomas Dolby shared with us exactly how this effect was created: "I'm twiddling a knob on a MicroMoog. "Blister in the Sun" blew up on college radio, and is somewhat ubiquitous even though it was never officially released as a single. "Just Got Lucky" is also notable for a prominent appearance in the 2005 comedy The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Unfortunately their label went broke shortly after The Wrong People was released, leaving the band in a lurch. And when the inevitable crash comes, well, the pain only lasts until the next party begins. The Police. "Sex (I'm A…)" is seedy red-light district synthpop featuring a sexy vocal by Terri Nunn with bandmate John Crawford adding the male counterpoint. Acts associated with these revivals are found in the list of post-punk revival bands article. The duo of John Flansburgh and John Linnell, They Might Be Giants, first reached national consciousness with "Ana Ng", from their second album Lincoln. The mainstream success was fleeting, and they'd never again approach the level of Cosmic Thing, but the album went a long way toward cementing their already impressive legacy. 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The Ramones, for example, released almost all of their most important work in the '70s, as did Wire and Television. Australia. Of course the mass shootings get the headlines, but the problem is far deeper than that, with an astonishing 30,000 gun deaths in America every year. At the 0:22 point during the chugging guitar introduction, the song stops entirely for four unexpected seconds of silence before heavy drum beats get it rolling again. Midnight Oil Midnight Oil are an Australian rock band, who originally performed as Farm from 1972 with drummer Rob Hirst, bass guitarist Andrew James and keyboard player/lead guitarist Jim Moginie.. Moin Moin, nennt mir doch mal typische Rock-Bands der 80er Jahre. "Brilliant Mind" was a Top 30 hit in the UK from Furniture's 1986 album The Wrong People. There's a sizzling brass solo about mid-way through, and then a snarl of electric guitar as the verses escalate up one half-step with each new line, broiling the excitement to a fever pitch. Edited By: Ashton Last Updated: 2015-09-26 And indeed the effects of that kiss will never fade from human consciousness. There are songs that hit the top of the singles chart in the UK or elsewhere in the world -- the Boomtown Rats' 1979 classic "I Don't Like Mondays", for example, the Jam's "A Town Called Malice", or David Bowie's "Ashes to Ashes" -- which had zero chance of ever becoming a mainstream hit in America. !+List and subscribe to the channel!!!! In America, Top 40 radio was inexplicably uninterested in the song, but college radio stations played it heavily and club DJs sent "Don't Go" to #1 on the Billboard Dance Chart (their second in a row, following "Situation"). Overload the resonant filter; turn off the oscillators; use the cutoff frequency to control the pitch." It reached #5 in the UK singles chart, and #3 on the Billboard Modern Rock chart in America. List of punk rock bands, 0–K; List of punk rock bands, L–Z; List of post-punk bands; List of new wave artists; List of anarcho-punk bands; List of riot grrrl bands; References. The band took a few much-needed years off and came back with the biggest album of their career: 1989's Cosmic Thing. One of the new wave era's more interesting curios, "White Horse" is included on Laid Back's second album ...Keep Smiling. Accept played an important role in the development of speed metal and Teutonic thrash metal, being part of the German heavy/speed/power metal scene which emerged in the early to mid-1980s. Bewertet Eure Lieblingsbands! Before that we had punk, post-punk, new wave, college rock, underground, modern rock, and other more specific labels like goth, industrial, new romantic, ska, power pop, hardcore, indie rock, etc. Although the term "singles" is used in the title, it's used lightly. Zudem wurden die 90er Jahre ab ihrer Mitte von Techno und Hip Hop geprägt. Accept. Finally in 2010 Cherry Red Records put out a deluxe reissue of what many consider to be a lost classic -- if you haven't discovered it yet, now is the time. "Save It For Later" was written by vocalist Dave Wakeling early on in his band's career, and true to its title he saved it until the English Beat's third album Special Beat Service (in the UK they are simply known as the Beat). "Goody Two Shoes" was the first solo single by Adam Ant from his album Friend or Foe, and became by far his biggest crossover hit in the U.S. JoBoxers' jubilant "Just Got Lucky" was a surprise hit in America, spending two week at #36 in November 1983. Along with their earlier single "Mirror in the Bathroom", the upbeat ska-flavored rocker "Save It For Later" has become one of the band's signature songs. Mit Bryan Adams am Morgen starten, das Mittagessen mit The Cure verbringen und vor dem Schlafen nochmal so richtig zu Iron Maiden headbangen. The Golden Age of Wireless is one of the smartest albums to come out of the new wave era. At the very least, even if you pay no consideration to the rankings, it's a great starting point for exploring some of the amazingly diverse and powerful music from the '80s that still holds up today. / Yeah, all you need is love, is all you need". There is great truth to the line, "She says 'all you need is therapy.' Ant is practically giddy at the prospect. The spacey, dramatic ballad "Airwaves" is particularly compelling. As relationship songs go, "Just Got Lucky" captures love in its first bloom of excitement and promise -- faces are still plastered with silly grins, flowers are delivered for no reason other than to say 'I Love You', and the inevitable disillusionment and complications of the real world have yet to seep in. Since their groundbreaking early singles like "Rock Lobster" and "Planet Claire", the B-52's lost their way a bit in the '80s. It's also appeared in numerous films, including a new version recorded for Gross Point Blanke in 1997. "Alternative" requires a certain edge, a particularly adventurous vibe, a very specific sensibility. Musically it's like a car barrelling down the highway, mimicking the motion suggested in the chorus, with the sudden snarl guitar at the beginning suggesting the crash itself. "Channel Z" was another major single, hitting the top of the Billboard Modern Rock chart in August 1989. Perhaps the relatively sunny nature of the recording is a conscious effort to hasten the passing away of those nights. "You don't drink, don't smoke, what do you do?" Unlike many of Ant's earlier singles, which tend to be murkier and harder to penetrate, "Goody Two Shoes" is razor sharp and fresh -- it sounds like it could have been recorded yesterday. Their 1983 synthpop album Whammy! The song is a neat juxtaposition of precise math rock and sweetly charming nostalgia tinged with faint regret. Despite the grim lyrics about a woman so depressed she can't get out of bed, "Like the Weather" has a gentle warmth to it. Aktuell läuft. Listen to the skittery bassline that jumps all over "Knock Me Down" -- lean, mean, fast and tight. 1979–1982. Rock-Bands wie. The deep multi-tracked vocals sung in a deadpan baritone exude a sense of menace, repeating "If you wanna ride, don't ride the white horse" with the air of someone speaking from experience, and recommending instead to "ride the white pony", evidently suggesting cocaine is preferable to heroin. With "Knock Me Down", the band showed they were capable of writing great songs that were still unmistakably their style, but with mass appeal. +Thank you for watching this video!!! Huey Lewis And The News ‎– The Power Of Love (Long Version) (John "Jellybean" Benitez Remix) (Chrysalis) - 1985, 19. Der Text ist unter der Lizenz „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“ verfügbar; Informationen zu den Urhebern und zum Lizenzstatus eingebundener Mediendateien (etwa Bilder oder Videos) können im Regelfall durch Anklicken dieser abgerufen werden. The Clash's London Calling, one of the genre's most important albums, came out in December 1979, just missing eligibility. 1976–1989, 1992–1997, 2004–2005, 2009–present. "White Horse" is built on a repetitive keyboard riff and rhythm pattern from which bleeps and spikes of synthesizer with various effects and textures erupt throughout the song. Washington, D.C.'s hardcore legends Fugazi first released two EPs (1988's Fugazi and 1989's Margin Walker), which were compiled for their September 1989 release 13 Songs. Gerade arbeitet die Band an einem neuen Album. The opening track and first single from Lovely, the Primitives' debut album, "Crash" is a fizzy, melodic power-pop confection. The song's chaotic vibe sucks the listener right into the midst of the madness and along for the feverish ride. 's second album, Organisation. After all, there are plenty of artists who reside outside the limited universe of Top 40 radio who wouldn't be considered alternative: folk, metal, country, reggae, bluegrass, orchestral, jazz, blues, some hip-hop and others. The four-piece Fugazi, comprising of Guy Picciotto, former Minor Threat frontman Ian MacKaye, Brendan Canty and Joe Lally, produced a string of acclaimed and enormously influential albums through the '90s, while eschewing the major label machinery and insisting on remaining true to their DIY approach. It's a tightly-wound freakout in which the Chili Peppers' boundless vitality is obvious. Die Glocke für die Aufnahme wurde speziell im Auftrag der Hard-Rock-Band gegossen. As it winds to its harrowing conclusion, the guitars flash like sirens in the wake of yet another shooting as they fade to black. The Enola Gay was the Boeing attack plane which deposited its payload "Little Boy", an atomic bomb, on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. We recommend you to check other playlists or our favorite music charts. "It's so hard to love when love was your great disappointment", she confides tremulously near the end of the song. In the UK, JoBoxers' first two singles "Boxerbeat" (#3) and "Just Got Lucky (#7) were both major hits. Rock 80er. Only one song per artist is selected, and only songs that were released during the '80s are included. Im Jahre 1976 gegründet, erlebte Rock-Legende "The Cure" in den 80er Jahren einen Höhepunkt. Johnette Napolitano is one of rock's most under-appreciated vocalists, and she delivers a blistering performance on "God Is a Bullet". Whitesnake wurde 1978 von dem ehemaligen Deep Purple Sänger, David Coverdale, gegründet. In recent years the trio has patched up their differences, and can be heard touring the festival circuit, with "Blister in the Sun" still the audience favorite in their set. © 1999-2020 PopMatters.com. Da gab es ja einige schrille, aber auch musikalisch gute Kombos. It's notable for its exquisite harmony vocals, lovely piano, and synthesizers that rise and fall with the song's intensity.The song has a retro vibe with old-school radio effects whirring at the beginning and end of the song. Tracy Tracy's spritely vocals glide beautifully above the chugging guitars and locomotive drums. My first question: What is alternative? There is necessarily and unavoidably a degree of subjectivity in not only selecting which songs to include and ranking them, but also determining which songs can be considered alternative in the first place. Fugazi - "Waiting Room" (1988) Washington, D.C. 's hardcore legends Fugazi first released two EPs … Many great songs are not included, but what we are left with is 100 of the best and most important songs of the decade covering a vast expanse of stylistic territory. leaving unsaid that, of course, we know what you do, don't we? Despite critical acclaim, The Wrong People remained out of print for years, and Furniture ground to a halt in 1990 after one album for Arista Records. The touch of human emotion bleeds through the cold edges of the oddly perfect music which ratchets with machinelike precision. The chorus, with its "na-na-na-na-na-na / slow down" backing vocals, is an earworm of insidious virulence. The concept of a bullet playing the role of God, the ultimate arbiter of life and death, is as relevant as ever as America continues to struggle in the grip of a gruesome spree of mass shootings. ! … Like many songs that emerged in its wake, "Sex (I'm A…)" owes a debt musically and thematically to Donna Summer's seminal "I Feel Love", produced by the great Giorgio Moroder. Most would agree that Blondie's earlier material, all of which was released in the '70s, would fit into the alternative realm, but what about their string of chart-topping pop hits? Unlike many songs from the new wave era which can often sound hopelessly dated, the upbeat Northern soul-influenced "Just Got Lucky" has aged extremely well. "Just Got Lucky" is a joyous sing-along with a heavy back-beat, whirring organs, jolts of sax and exuberant piano that strongly echoes some of the soulful ravers of the Motown era. Perhaps the lyrics' enigmatic nature snuck the song past most of the censors, although some radio stations did indeed balk at playing it. "Like the Weather" peaked at #68 on the Billboard Hot 100, and was a substantial hit on college radio. Gesamte Playlist. Criteria: Rock Music Artists of the 80's based equally on Musical and Commercial Impact, Influence & Importance of their Recorded Work from 1980-1989 only. There's no question that it was a golden age for pop music, although some of the quintessential hits of the '80s have aged better than others. It's almost impossible to avoid getting it stuck in your head. Although "Save It For Later" wasn't a major hit upon its release, it has become something of an '80s new wave/rock standard over the years. Of course, it also depends on the artist, the album, the country, or even the listener. We are moving to WordPress and a new host, but we really need your help to fund the move and further development. Möchte mir mal eine Zusammenstellung machen, speziell aus dieser Zeit. If you enjoyed listening to this one, maybe you will like: 1. "I'm at the stage where everything I thought meant something seems so unappealing." But like all musical decades, there is another layer of music that by and large didn't fit neatly into Top 40 playlists (at least in the US). Cole describes an alluring character who's been bitten too many times by love and relationship problems, and who has now adopted a detached persona as a barrier and protection.There's a sadness and vulnerability under the lady's ultra cool exterior. was charming, but the reaction from fans was lukewarm at best. "Like the Weather" was the second single from 10,000 Maniacs' second album In My Tribe, and is arguably their finest. The song's extended fade-out is punctuated by Nunn's steamy moans of passion, to the point where it almost begins to sound like low-dollar amateur porn. Many of these songs fit into multiple categories and many that were left out for not being alternative could very easily be considered by others to fit into that label quite nicely. Along with their cover of Stevie Wonder's "Higher Ground", the wickedly funky "Knock Me Down" helped crack open the door to massive success for Red Hot Chili Peppers, reaching #6 on the Billboard Modern Rock chart. Wo sich in den USA aus dem Bombast des Pop & Rock immer mehr Abspaltungen in Richtung Glam Rock, Soft Rock, Hard & Heavy Rock vollzogen und auch die Disco Musik immer populärer wurde, wuchs der Punk in UK zunehmend zu einem unzähmbaren Monstrum heran. The video (which unfortunately features the single edit rather than the much superior full-length version) suggests cold war era intrigue with a hint of danger. Bands und Interpreten der 80er Jahre bei achtziger.de. It was the band's final Top 40 hit. Nunn chirps at one point, "I'm a virgin!" Groups and artists with aliases are listed by the first letter in their name, and individuals are listed by their surname. To be fair, when you spend a lot of time licking Bruce Springsteen's balls, you don't really have a whole lot of time to listen to new music. Furniture's "Brilliant Mind" is melancholy and pensive with a twist of self-deprecating bitterness. Tragedy struck with the death of Cindy Wilson's brother Ricky, and their album Bouncing off the Satellites (1986), released just after Wilson's death, was haphazardly promoted. They recorded a string of terrific singles, like their breakthrough hit "I Ran (So Far Away)", which became a Top 10 hit in America, "Space Age Love Song", "Transfer Affection", "Nightmares" and especially the first single from their second album Listen, "Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)". "Just Got Lucky" was the second single from JoBoxers' debut album Like Gangbusters and their only chart hit in America. It was initially the b-side to their European hit "Sunshine Reggae", but American DJs started spinning "White Horse" so it was reissued as a single in its own right. Queen. "24 Hour Party People", the outrageously decadent second single from Happy Mondays' debut album Squirrel and G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out), immediately brings to mind dreamlike images of endless, writhing, sweat-drenched dancing with lights flashing in dark clubs, of a youth culture immersed in the chemical haze of non-stop partying, sex and drugs. Bob Seger - Old Time Rock & Roll. / Ah-ha the kiss you gave, it's never going to fade away". Are Marjane Satrapi's Works Comics or Graphic Novels? Sie standen für eine sehr große... 03. "Enola Gay" was the first (and only) single from O.M.D. The most important factor in compiling and ranking the list is artistic importance, with cultural significance also considered. Written by MacKaye, the song is ragged and edgy post-punk, raw and viscerally exciting. The list does not include acts associated with the resurgences and revivals of the genre that have occurred from the 1990s onward. It's wonderfully sleazy, like it should be playing at the world's most squalid strip club.
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