The Genius Of “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”
Behind a classic example of the band’s understated approach to new wave.
Behind The Success Of Talking Heads’ “Once In A Lifetime”
How David Byrne turned a natural social awkwardness into something that connected with people.
Boy Harsher Featured On Soundtrack To Halloween Ends
With "Burn It Down" the duo adds a sense of visceral underground cool to the latest chapter of the iconic film series.
Investigating Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy The Silence”
An examination of the timeless themes surrounding the band’s iconic new wave classic.
Breaking Down A-ha’s “The Sun Always Shines On T.V.”
The story behind the band's only UK number 1 hit and sequel to "Take On Me".
Revisiting Killing Joke’s “Eighties”
Behind the song that perfectly captured the mood of a decade.
Song Stories: The Cure’s “Charlotte Sometimes”
From an innocent piece of popular fiction to an 80s goth masterpiece.
Song Stories: Peter Murphy’s “Cuts You Up”
How the ex-Bauhaus frontman evoked a timeless world that opened up the gateway to the cult following of his later years.
Song Stories: Gene Loves Jezebel’s “Desire“
About a surprisingly heartfelt club classic that forecasted creative tensions.
Breaking Down Billy Idol’s “White Wedding”
With "White Wedding" Billy Idol provided the world with a cynical and creatively bold take on the changing moral norms during the 80s.