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Propaganda - 100% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

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

Kajagoogoo - 60% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Leighton Buzzard, Hertfordshire, England, this fresh-faced quartet comprised Nick Beggs (15 December 1961; vocals/bass), Steve Askew (guitar), Stuart Crawford (vocals/synthesizer) and lead singer Chris Hamill (b. 19 December 1958, Wigan, Lancashire, England), better known as the anagrammatic Limahl. Emerging at a time when the ‘new pop’ of Duran Duran, Ad Read more

Holly Johnson - 57% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
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Thompson Twins - 54% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Heaven 17 - 52% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: 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

Bronski Beat - 51% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Anglo-Scottish band was formed in 1983 by Jimmy Somerville (James Somerville, 22 June 1961, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals), Steve Bronski (b. 7 February 1960, Glasgow, Scotland; keyboards) and Larry Steinbachek (b. 6 May 1960, London, England; keyboards). After establishing themselves in London’s gay community, the trio was awarded a support slot for a Tina Turner show Read more

Howard Jones - 48% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: 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

ABC - 47% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: 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

Spandau Ballet - 45% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Evolving from a school group, the Makers, these leading UK New Romantics formed in 1979 with a line-up comprising Gary Kemp (16 October 1959, Islington, London, England; guitar), his brother Martin Kemp (b. 10 October 1961, Islington, London, England; bass), Tony Hadley (b. Anthony Patrick Hadley, 2 June 1960, Islington, London, England), John Keeble (b. 6 July 1959, Islingt Read more

Scritti Politti - 40% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Founded by a group of Leeds, England-based art students in 1978, by the time of their first single, ‘Skank Bloc Bologna’, the nucleus of Scritti Politti was Green Gartside (Paul Julian Strohmeyer, 22 June 1956, Cardiff, Wales; vocals/guitar), Matthew Kay (keyboards) and Tom Morley (drums) and Nial Jinks (bass, departed 1980). At this stage, the band was explicitly Read more

The Communards - 40% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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After leaving Bronski Beat in the spring of 1985, vocalist Jimmy Somerville (James Somerville, 22 June 1961, Glasgow, Scotland) teamed up with the classically trained pianist Richard Coles (b. 23 June 1962, Northampton, England) to form the Committee. When a rival group laid claim to that name, they became the Communards, a title borrowed from a nineteenth-century group of F Read more

Pet Shop Boys - 38% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed by Neil Tennant (10 July 1954, North Shields, Northumberland, England; vocals) and Chris Lowe (b. Christopher Sean Lowe, 4 October 1959, Blackpool, Lancashire, England; keyboards) in 1981, this highly inventive UK duo owes their long-term career to the ability to bridge melodic pop and dance music with intelligence and style.Lowe studied as an Read more

The Human League - 38% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Blancmange - 36% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This UK electro pop duo featured Neil Arthur (15 June 1958, Lancashire, England; vocals/guitar) and Steven Luscombe (b. 29 October 1954; keyboards). After debuting with an EP, Irene And Mavis, they were invited by disc jockey/entrepreneur Stevo to appear on his influential 1981 Some Bizzare compilation. This led to a contract with London Records and a synthesizer-based albu Read more

Soft Cell - 36% match to Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Leeds, England, in 1980 this electro pop duo features vocalist Marc Almond (Peter Mark Sinclair Almond, 9 July 1957, Southport, Lancashire, England) and synthesizer player Dave Ball (b. David Ball, 3 May 1959, Blackpool, Lancashire, England). The art school twosome came to the attention of Some Bizzare Records entrepreneur Stevo following the release of their sel Read more


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