The Style Council

The Style Council were an English band formed in 1983 by Paul Weller, the former singer, songwriter, and guitarist with…

Nik Kershaw

Nicholas David Kershaw (born 1 March 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Kershaw…

Dexys Midnight Runners

Dexys Midnight Runners (currently officially Dexys, their former nickname, styled without an apostrophe) are an English pop band…

Midge Ure

James “Midge” Ure OBE (born 10 October 1953) is a Scottish musician, singer-songwriter and producer. His stage name, Midge, is…

Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue are a Scottish pop rock band formed in Glasgow during 1985. The line-up of the band consists of vocalists Ricky…

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…

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…