1870 Stations with Genre 80s
The Sound of the 80s
Great pop ballads, arena , and the start of and acid house booms - and there’s so much more that comes unter the term ! It was the decade of the super star featuring solo artists such as Madonna, , Whitney Houston, Phil Collins and bands such as A-HA, , Duran Duran and . These names, alongside many other artists, contributed to this decade of music in such a way that its musical works continue to be listened to up to the present day.
However, not everything that was fashionable in the 1980s stood the test of time, but it was an unforgettable time full of legendary hits. One thing is for sure: it is hard to pull yourself away from the expressive nature and attraction of this genre.
The 80s were a time of change and breakthrough. Rearmament, fear of a new nuclear war and of the future, the discovery of AIDS as a contagious disease, the end of communism, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the first mobile phone and the first CD player. All these changes were directly influenced the lyrics, music, music industry and the style of this period.
Billboards were plastered with the faces of Annie Lenox, Jennifer Rush and above all Madonna, who were indisputably the iconic women of the time. Michael Jackson, Prince und David Bowie inspired the world of men with their new style and songs. Playing a prominent role at this time were New Order, Eurythmics and Culture Club, all achieving fame in the 80s.
If you just can’t get enough of this genre, and to bring the text above to life, check out where the 80s live on!
For more context rewind to the . Or to continue the story fastforward to the .