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popular music played with synthesizers.
[1980–85; synth(esizer) + pop2]
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But he ditches the 80s synth pop for 60s R&B pop and turns his music tinnier and less catchy.
The synth pop act, fronted by Kirsty McLoughlin, have already clocked up almost 3,000 hits on YouTube with the video for the track Shadows.
He does it with a mix of slow burning synth pop and lyrics claiming that love is the "worst pain that I've ever had.
The synth pop groups will roll back the years at the War Memorial Park in Coventry on Friday July 1 for the free festival's Back to the 80s night.
Love Parry III: Described by one keen-eared commentator as Wales' answer to Prince, Love Parry III are delighting all comers with their shiny, chart-baiting synth pop.
And it seems that critics are pleased with what they are hearing, describing the album as "a bright and shimmery collection of synth pop, all tied together with lush production and Ellie's soft folksy voice".
There's Bubl balladry on Sondheim's Not While I'm Around, Take That manband melody in Love Ain't Gonna Let You Down, and Calvin Harris-like synth pop underpins final Music Is Through.
3) All five members of Spandau Ballet, the 80s synth pop band known for hits such as True and Gold.
All five members of the 1980s synth pop band known for hits such as True and Gold united publicly for the first time in 20 years to announce the first dates of a world tour which will kick off by taking in UK and Irish arenas from October this year.
Erasure ended up with a brilliant blast of synth pop, yet "Light at the End of the World" distinguishes itself from previous Erasure hits by being one of the more introspective records produced by the duo.
For both of these geniuses, lack of mainstream success seems to be a creative catalyst: Reacting to their perceived failure, they went beyond the point of no return and in the mid-'90s made noxiously perky, invisibly avant-garde synth pop.
Le Tigre's mix of garage rock, electronic synth pop, and punk on their self-titled debut caused such a fuss that it proved to be as popular with the witty lesbian crowd as it was with the indie-rock boy camp.