When New Wave Happens to Old Artists

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Lost in the '80s, Music, When New Wave Happens to Old Artists

Lost in the ’80s: When New Wave Happens to Old Artists – Cher

There’s never been a musical trend that Cher has been afraid to jump upon.  From watered down hippie-dippy love songs to disco to...

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Lost in the '80s, Music, When New Wave Happens to Old Artists

Lost in the ’80s: When New Wave Happens to Old Artists — Barbra Streisand

It’s the age-old story in pop music — when the hits start drying up, it’s time to grab the current “hot”...

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When New Wave Happens to Old Artists

When New Wave Happens to Old Artists: Carly Simon

After years of singer/songwriter musings, several albums and hit singles for Elektra Records, Carly Simon changed paths in the early...

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When New Wave Happens to Old Artists

When New Wave Happens To Old Artists – Robert Plant

If Led Zeppelin fans were taken aback at the increasing number of synthesizers on the final proper Zep album In Through The Out Door, a...

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When New Wave Happens to Old Artists

When New Wave Happens To Old Artists – Sheena Easton

Sheena Easton, the adult comtemporary pop princess of the early ’80s, got a bit of a makeover in 1984 with her album, A Private...

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Lost in the '80s, Music, When New Wave Happens to Old Artists

"there’s a kid in a band / got an axe in his hand / he’s been learning all the chords / and he’s writing all the words"

Yeah, they did more than that song… Buggles (no “The”, please) began as a trio, featuring future super-producer Trevor...

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When New Wave Happens to Old Artists

When New Wave Happens To Old Artists – Kim Carnes

Of all the mainstream artists to co-op New Wave, the most successful chart-wise by far was Kim Carnes. And I’m going to posit a...

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Music, When New Wave Happens to Old Artists

When New Wave Happens to Old Artists: Alice Cooper

The 80s were a weird period for Alice Cooper, and that’s saying something. In the 70s, Alice’s musical journey had...