Rick Astley

Richard Paul Astley (born 6 February 1966) is an English singer, songwriter and radio personality. His 1987…

The Human League

The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977. Initially an experimental electronic outfit, the group signed to Virgin Records in…

Discman

The Discman was Sony‘s first portable CD player, the D-5 (North America and various other countries)/D-50,…

Toyah

Toyah was an English new wave band fronted by Toyah Willcox between 1977 and 1983. The only other consistent band member…

Terence Trent D’Arby

Sananda Francesco Maitreya (born Terence Trent Howard, March 15, 1962), better known by his former stage name Terence Trent D’Arby,…

Lionel Richie

Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.…

Cyndi Lauper

Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist. Her career has…

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD)

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are an English electronic band formed in Wirral, Merseyside in 1978. Spawned by earlier group The Id,…

The Stranglers

The Stranglers are an English rock band who emerged via the punk rock scene. Scoring some 23 UK top…

Shakin’ Stevens

Michael Barratt (born 4 March 1948), known professionally as Shakin’ Stevens, is a Welsh singer and songwriter. He…

T’Pau

T’Pau /təˈpaʊ/ is a British pop group led by singer Carol Decker. They had a string of Top 40 hits in the UK…

Tears For Fears

Tears for Fears are an English pop rock band formed in Bath in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith. Founded after the dissolution…

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and leader of the E Street…

Wham!

Wham! were an English pop duo consisting of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley, formed in London in 1981. Influenced by funk and…