DJ Funktual is a youtube artist and big fan of popular culture and music. He's been an online writer for several years. New wave is a genre of rock music with ties to s punk rock that became popular in the late s and the early s.
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The following is a list of artists and bands associated with the new wave music genre during the late s and early-to-mid s. The list does not include acts associated with the resurgences and revivals of the genre that have occurred from the s onward. Acts associated with these revivals are found in the list of post-punk revival bands article. Groups and artists with aliases are listed by the first letter in their name, and individuals are listed by their surname. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Background: 'New Wave' evolved from 'Punk' in the late '70s being less anti-social and more radio and MTV friendly, hitting it's high in '83 and faded around ' Note- These songs are not necessarily the artists all-time greatest, but their best of the 'New Wave' sound. Criteria: These songs were chosen for their musical quality, originality, and popularity in the "New Wave" era of approx. Edited By: Lew. Last Updated: You Might Think - The Cars Take On Me - a-ha
New wave is a broad music genre that encompasses numerous pop -oriented styles from the late s and the s. Common characteristics of new wave music include a humorous or quirky pop approach, the use of electronic sounds, and a distinctive visual style featured in music videos and fashion. New wave peaked commercially in the late s and the early s with numerous major artists and an abundance of one-hit wonders.