Musical Interlude

Back in the ’80s, our music reflected our times. I think much of the sound/lyrics were informed by thinking Reagan was going to blow up the world, so better dance while you can.

As many people predicted, the same sort of attitude was going to return to pop culture. Here’s exhibit A:

I’m often told my musical tastes are stuck in the ’80s, and you know? So what?

Anyway, this is First Hate, they are composed of Anton Falck Gansted and Joakim Nørgaard.

I think that their dark synth pop sound borrows from New Order, Yaz, and a little bit of Depeche Mode. Maybe?

Anyway, I think it’s got a beat and you can dance to it while you can before Trump blows up the world.

Hello ’80s!

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3 Responses to Musical Interlude

  1. Ed says:

    Well… it sounds exactly like Depeche Mode to a guy old enough to have waited in line 50 years ago yesterday to buy a copy of Sergeant Pepper on it’s date of release.


  2. Pupienus Maximus says:

    Hadn’t scrolled down to see your list. First thing that popped into my head was “definitely New Order.” Then, “Depeche Mode, yeah I hear some of that, and maybe even OMD.” Both of whom released albums this year!

    As for being stuck in the 80s, you should see what’s on my iPodphone.


  3. Big Bad Bald Bastard says:

    I think Funboy Three should reform in order to release a new version of this:


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