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Video Killed The Radio Star - The Synth Years

  • 23 mins
  • 97%
  • 12+
  • United States of America FlagUSUnited States of America
  • 2015
  • Arts
  • Documentaries

In this episode we take a look back to Britain in the 1980s. This period marked the start of the electronic scene in London as bands began to emerge from clubs like the Blitz club and take the electronic scene in Britain by force. In this episode we hear from bands like Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Human League as well as directors Brian Grant, Tim Pope, Steve Barron, Kevin Godley and Russell Mulcahy as they take us behind the scenes of some of the first videos that changed the face of Britain in the 80s. The 1980s was a seminal period for the electronic music scene in the United Kingdom. Around this time would emerge a wave of some of the most significant electronic artists in the world today - this included bands such as Visage, Spandau Ballet, Ultravox, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD), Human League, Talk Talk, Herbie Hancock and perhaps most noticeably new wave band Duran Duran. Selling over 100 million records worldwide, Duran Duran have just recently worked on their 14th studio album with esteemed producer Mark Ronson. Songs include: Fade to Grey; To Cut A Long Story Short; Vienna; Planet Earth; Maid of Orleans; Mirrorman; It's My Life; Rockit.