80s Music Retro Music









Retro music was another classification of music which began in the 80s. There were many other new styles of music invented in the 80's with the beginning of the use of new instruments. There were new electric keyboards, drum machines, and synthesizers used in the 80's. From the use of these instruments along with the classic guitars and other instruments, many new sounds were invented. It seemed that every artist had their own style or sound and many of them could be recognized by their distinct sound. Some of the other new styles of music invented were reggae, gangsta rap, heavy metal, hair metal, thrash metal, New Wave of British Heavy Metal, New Wave, disco, hip hop, R&B, college rock, heartland rock, synth pop, hard rock, soft rock, and more. Many dances were also invented to fit the new dance styles. Some of them were disco, Cabbage Patch, Roger Rabbit, Robo Cop, Pac Man, break dancing, the moonwalk, running man, the funky twist, New Kids Move, poppin’, wavin’, lockin’, tickin’, and more.

Some of the many retro 80's music artists were, ABC, Thompson Twins, General Public, A-ha, Tears For Fears, XTC, Duran Duran, Human League, Oingo Boingo, and Yaz. These artists have many fans and 80's music is still very much alive. There are some of them still recording and releasing music. There have also been many new compilation albums, of some of the most popular songs of the 80's, released in the past few years so the music can live on and not be forgotten. With the release of the albums, a collector can also fill in the gaps of his or her collection of their favorite artists of the 80's. There are still millions of people who are fans of the 80's music. 80's music is not likely to die out anytime soon.

There are many fans of retro style of music and there are some who do not care much for it and prefer the softer side of rock music. Many people are still fans of the 50's, 60's, and 70's style of rock and roll and prefer to listen to it. There are many websites and radio stations where anyone can tune in and listen to their favorite style and era of music, no matter what that favorite might be. There is also sites where the music can be downloaded onto the computer, MP3 player, or other device. Retro music is one style which will be around for a long time to come. The music brings back memories for many fans and they can sing along with their favorite artists. Many of the 80's styles of music will be around for a long time to come.

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