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Naked Eyes - 100% match to Wang Chung

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

Animotion - 82% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Re-Flex - 82% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Howard Jones - 75% match to Wang Chung

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

The Fixx - 75% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This durable UK new wave band originally comprised Cy Curnin (13 December 1957; vocals/guitar), Adam Woods (8 April 1953; drums), Rupert Greenall (keyboards), Jamie West-Oram (guitar) and Charlie Barret (bass). They formed at the turn of the 80s when college friends Curnin and Woods made the decision to pursue music as a full-time vocation. After advertising in the music pre Read more

Kajagoogoo - 67% match to Wang Chung

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

The Power Station - 60% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This commercial rock band started out as a Tony Thompson (15 November 1954, New York, USA, d. 12 November 2003, Encino, California, USA; drums, ex-LaBelle; Chic) solo project, but came to be viewed as a spin-off from Duran Duran. Andy Taylor (b. 16 February 1961, Tynemouth, England; guitar) saw it as a cross between Chic and the Sex Pistols, and was joined by fellow Duran Du Read more

Thompson Twins - 60% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Belouis Some - 59% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Book Of Love - 55% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Go West - 54% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Peter Cox (17 November 1955, London, England; vocals) and Richard Drummie (b. 20 March 1959, England; guitar, keyboard, vocals) were a songwriting partnership before forming Go West in 1982. The publishers, ATV Music, had teamed them up to write with artists such as Peter Frampton and David Grant. Chrysalis Records signed the duo and the result was a string of quality pop ro Read more

After The Fire - 53% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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After The Fire were formed in the UK in 1972 by keyboard player Peter Banks, Andy Piercy (guitar/bass), Ivor Twidell (drums) and John Russell (guitar). The market was responsive to UK adult-orientated rock during the early 70s but the band’s mixture of ‘pomp Christian pop’ was slow to break through. They eventually secured a contract following the release of thei Read more

Missing Persons - 50% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This 80s new wave act comprised Dale Bozzio (Dale Frances Consalvi, 2 March 1955, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; vocals), her husband Terry Bozzio (b. 27 December 1950, San Francisco, California, USA; drums/keyboards; formerly of the Frank Zappa band and UK), Warren Cuccurullo (b. 8 December 1956, Brooklyn, New York City, USA; guitar) and Patrick O’Hearn (b. 6 September 19 Read more

Blancmange - 49% match to Wang Chung

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

Men Without Hats - 49% match to Wang Chung

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Montreal, Canada, in 1980, this act was the brainchild of Ivan Doroschuk (vocals). An independent EP, Folk Of The 80s, created overseas cult interest to the extent that it was reissued on Britain’s Stiff Records, along with an edit of its ‘Antarctica’ track as a single. Composer Doroschuk fronted the most permanent line-up of the band with his brothers Read more


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