Each passing decade is accompanied by changes in popular music. I n the craziness that has been , a fresh and alluring sound emerged. Emulated by some of the biggest names in music, this sound is — unofficially — recycled disco funk. First trending in the 70s and 80s, the sound is almost hardwired to make you get up and dance. The four on the floor beat is a control blended with unexpected and colorful sounds, enough to surprise you and keep you hooked. According to Genius News, queer artists developed these in the 70s and 80s in clubs. To recreate the sounds, musician and their producers use a series of synthesizers from different periods. The Roland Juno 60 is one of the best known to create that signature 80s sound in music.
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The cool kids appreciated the tracks without sarcasm. Here are the ones we consider to be the 50 best, lovingly presented with respect and awe for that amazing, strange, and often groundbreaking era. I pray Prince heard it at least once while he was still alive. Singer Nick Petricca wrote the song after a night out at a club with his girlfriend, later citing Pat Benatar, the Cars, and Rick Springfield as influences. Hearing this song blasted at a wedding with at least one dude playing air-keytar during the solos.
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It heralded a new era of synthpop and New Romantic artists that ruled the music landscape on both sides of the Atlantic for the next decade. Before Spandau Ballet went down the ballad route with 'True', they were one of the leading moody New Romantic bands around. The lyrics are told from the man's point of view as a boy being drafted, and how he gets no answers as to why he must join the war.