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Nik Kershaw - 100% match to Go West

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Nicolas David Kershaw, 1 March 1958, Bristol, Somerset, England. Diminutive singer-songwriter Kershaw shone brightly for a couple of years in the mid-80s UK charts before taking a more behind the scenes role in later decades.Son of a flautist father and opera singing mother, Kershaw’s first foray into the arts was as a 13-year-old student actor p Read more

Johnny Hates Jazz - 96% match to Go West

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Purveyors of super-slick pop, this UK band derived their unusual name from a friend called Johnny who, literally, did not like jazz. The line-up featured Calvin Hayes (England; keyboards/drums), Mike Nocito (b. 5 August 1963, Wiesbaden, Germany; guitar/bass) and Clark Datchler (b. England; vocals/keyboards), the son of former Stargazers member Fred Datchler. Datchler was lat Read more

Living in a Box - 92% match to Go West

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Sheffield, England-based pop band comprised Richard Darbyshire (8 March 1960, Stockport, Cheshire, England; vocal/guitars, ex-Zu Zu Sharks), Marcus Vere (b. 29 January 1962; keyboards) and Anthony Critchlow (drums). Their first single, the self-referential, ‘Living In A Box’ was a UK Top 10 and US Top 20 hit in the spring of 1987 and further successes followed Read more

Howard Jones - 87% match to Go West

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

Mr. Mister - 83% match to Go West

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although formed in Phoenix, Arizona, USA soft metal artists Mr. Mister were based in Los Angeles and were the brainchild of Richard Page (16 May 1953, Keokuk, Iowa, USA; bass/vocals) and Steve George (b. 20 May 1955, Phoenix, Arizona, USA; keyboards) who had previously played together in the Pages. They were both also experienced session men, working alongside REO Speedwagon Read more

Thompson Twins - 81% match to Go West

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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Curiosity Killed the Cat - 72% match to Go West

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Paul Young - 71% match to Go West

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Paul Anthony Young, 17 January 1956, Luton, Bedfordshire, England. Prior to his major success as a solo artist, Young was a former member of Streetband, who made the UK charts in 1978 with the novelty record ‘Toast’. He was then part of the much-loved Q-Tips, a band that did much to preserve an interest in 60s soul and R&B. As the Q-Tips collapsed from exhausti Read more

Level 42 - 70% match to Go West

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1980 as an instrumental jazz/funk unit, heavily influenced by the music of Stanley Clarke, this UK band originally comprised Mark King (20 October 1958, Northwood, Isle of Wight, England; bass/vocals), Philip Gould (b. 28 February 1957, Hong Kong; drums), Boon Gould (b. Rowland Charles Gould, 4 March 1955, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, England; guitar) and Mike Lindup ( Read more

Wang Chung - 69% match to Go West

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This London, England-based new wave pop band was formed from the ashes of the Intellektuals and 57 Men. Originally called Huang Chung, they comprised Jack Hues (vocals/guitar), Nick Feldman (bass) and Darren Costin (drums). After four tracks featured on two 101 Records compilation albums, they released a 1980 single, ‘Isn’t It About Time We Were On Television?’. Read more

Spandau Ballet - 67% match to Go West

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock 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

Bananarama - 66% match to Go West

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in London, England in 1980, this all-female pop trio originally comprised Keren Woodward (2 April 1961, Bristol, England), Sarah Dallin (b. 17 December 1961, Bristol, England) and Siobhan Fahey (b. Siobhan Marie Fahey, 10 September 1958, Dublin, Eire). After singing impromptu at various parties and pubs in London, the trio was recorded by former Sex Pistols drummer Pa Read more

Cutting Crew - 63% match to Go West

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Fronted by vocalist/guitarist Nick Van Eede (Nicholas Van Eede, 14 June 1958, East Grinstead, West Sussex, England), Cutting Crew was formed when he began working with Canadian guitarist Kevin Scott MacMichael (b. 7 November 1951, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, d. 31 December 2002, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada). The duo came together when MacMichael’s group Fast Forward Read more

ABC - 61% match to Go West

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

Heaven 17 - 60% match to Go West

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


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