Sunday, March 30, 2008

Lady Wave

Nothing Synthy here...
Just some straight up New Wave elle' !
Got to mix it up...

Two bands here attest to the influence of Blondie on the music of the late 70’s/early 80’s.

The Passengers

The Passengers never had the backing of a major label, but this demo (issued on a French CD shows that Australia had better bands than Icehouse available for export in ’79. The striking Angie Pepper, who from the look of the booklet often performed in a bra.

Here it is for you



The Expressos used the Girl Group meets the New Wave shtick but never sounded derivative. In fact the song-writing here equals a lot of Blondie’s late 70’s peak. This is so damn good!

Here it is for you...


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