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Heaven 17 - 100% match to Blancmange

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An offshoot project from the UK production company BEF, this synthpop band featured the keyboards duo Ian Craig Marsh (11 November 1956, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England) and Martyn Ware (b. 19 May 1956, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England) and vocalist Glenn Gregory (b. 16 May 1958, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England). Heaven 17’s first UK hit was the dance-orientated ‘(We Don& Read more

Human League - 60% match to Blancmange

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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The Human League - 60% match to Blancmange

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Thompson Twins - 59% match to Blancmange

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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Visage - 58% match to Blancmange

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A synthesizer ‘jamming’ band fronted by Steve Strange (Steve Harrington, 28 May 1959, Wales), with other members including Midge Ure (b. James Ure, 10 October 1953, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland; guitar), Rusty Egan (b. 19 September 1957), Billy Currie (b. William Lee Currie, 1 April 1950, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England; violin), Dave Formula (keyboards), Joh Read more

ABC - 57% match to Blancmange

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Purveyors of ‘perfect pop’ in the early 80s, ABC’s sound has always been dominated by the stunning vocal range and lyrical songwriting skills of lead singer Martin Fry (9 March 1958, Manchester, England). The band was formed after Fry had interviewed Mark White (b. 1 April 1961, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England; guitar) and Stephen Singleton (b. 17 April 1959, Sh Read more

China Crisis - 53% match to Blancmange

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Liverpool, England-based band was formed in 1979 around the core of Gary Daly (10 May 1962, Kirkby, Merseyside, England; vocals) and Eddie Lundon (b. 9 June 1962, Kirkby, Merseyside, England; guitar). In 1982, their first single, ‘African And White’, initially on the independent Inevitable label, was picked up for distribution by Virgin Records and made a crit Read more

Howard Jones - 52% match to Blancmange

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Howard Jones, 23 February 1955, Southampton, Hampshire, England. Coming to prominence as a synthesizer-pop maestro in the mid-80s, Jones had been trying to succeed as a musician for almost 15 years. His childhood saw him on the move from country to country but by the time he reached his teens he was settled in High Wycombe, England. He joined his first band in 1976 and Read more

Yaz - 49% match to Blancmange

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Ultravox - 47% match to Blancmange

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The initial premise of Ultravox came from the 70s school of electro rock represented by pioneers Kraftwerk and the glam rock of Brian Eno and Roxy Music. Formed in 1974, initially as Tiger Lily, the early line-up comprised Royal College Of Art student John Foxx (Dennis Leigh, Chorley, Lancashire, England; vocals), Steve Shears (guitar), Warren Cann (b. 20 May 1952, Victoria, Read more

John Foxx - 46% match to Blancmange

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Dennis Leigh, Chorley, Lancashire, England. Foxx moved to London in 1974 where he became a key instigator in the rise of the UK electro pop scene. He was a founder member of Ultravox, with whom he wrote, sang and dabbled in synthetic noises. Gary Numan cited Foxx as his main influence, which was some consolation for the fact that Numan was having hits when Ultravox were dro Read more

Propaganda - 46% match to Blancmange

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Euro pop/synthesizer unit left their native Germany to arrive in England in 1983. Propaganda originally comprised founder members Ralf Dörper (11 January 1960, Düsseldorf, Germany; keyboards, ex-Die Krupps) and DJ Andreas Thein, with Susanne Freytag (b. 3 September 1957, Düsseldorf, Germany; vocals), Claudia Brücken (b. 7 December 1963, Berchenz, Ger Read more

Erasure - 44% match to Blancmange

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Dance Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Keyboard player and arranger Vince Clarke (Vincent John Martin, 3 July 1960, South Woodford, London, England) had already enjoyed success as a member of Depeche Mode, Yazoo, and the Assembly when he decided to undertake a new project in 1985. The plan was to record an album with 10 different singers, but after auditioning vocalist Andy Bell (b. 25 April 1964, Peterborough, C Read more

Naked Eyes - 44% match to Blancmange

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK duo, comprising Peter Byrne (vocals) and Rob Fisher (5 November 1959, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, d. 25 August 1999, Surrey, England; keyboards), enjoyed considerable US success with a simple but effective version of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s ‘Always Something There To Remind Me’. Released in 1983, it reached number 8 (the song’s h Read more

Book Of Love - 43% match to Blancmange

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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