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Top 50 New Wave Groups 70s & 80s

Below is a list of the Top 50 New Wave groups , bands of the 70s and 80s with links to websites and videos for their hit music, plus a few more. These groups began appearing mainly in the UK from the late 1970s, classed as New Wave bands, New Wave Punk, and Mod Revival bands.

Lady Gaga

This list contains groups that were formed, or became famous in the 70s and 80s. The top section contains some classics to this day.

The Google play links allow you to preview & download all the artists songs / albums.

Real Life . Wiki Aus Send Me An Angel . Catch Me . Gplay

Yazoo . Wiki UK Nobody's Diary . Only You . Google play

INXS . Wiki Auss Never Tear Us Apart . Mystify . Google play

Ultravox . Wiki UK Vienna . Tears in My Eyes . Google play

Spandau Ballet . Wiki UK The Barricades . Gold . Google play

Frankie / Hollywood . Wiki UK Relax . Pleasuredome . Gplay

Adam / Ants . Wiki UK Prince Charming . Two Shoes . Gplay

Bad Manners . Wiki UK Special Brew . Lollipop . Google play

Berlin . Wiki US Take My Breath Away . The Metro . Gplay

Boomtown Rats . Wiki UK Rat Trap . Mondays . Google play

Buzzcocks . Wiki UK Ever Fallin' In Love . My Head . Gplay

Dead Or Alive . Wiki UK Spin Me Round . In Too Deep . Gplay

Depeche Mode . Wiki UK Silence . Never Let Me Down . Gplay

Dexy's M Runners . Wiki UK Come On Eileen . Geno . Gplay

Divinyls . Wiki Aus Touch Myself . Boys In Town . Google play

Duran Duran . Wiki UK Rio . Girls On Film . Google play

Echo / Bunnymen . Wiki UK Killing Moon . Forever . Gplay

Fiction Factory . Wiki UK Like Heaven . Ghost Of Love . Gplay

Gary Numan . Wiki UK Cars . Are Friends Electric . Gplay

Haircut 100 . Wiki UK Fantatic Day . Nobody's Fool . Gplay

Happy Mondays . Wiki . UK Step On . Kinky Afro . Gplay

Human League . Wiki UK Electric Dreams . Want Me . Gplay

Inspiral Carpets . Wiki UK How It Feels . Worlds Colide . Gplay

Jilted John . Wiki UK Gordon Is A Moron . Steady . Gplay

Joe Jackson . Wiki UK Out With Him . Steppin' Out . Gplay

Kajagoogoo . Wiki UK Too Shy . Never Ending Story . Gplay

Lightning Seeds . Wiki UK Lucky You . Life Of Riley . Gplay

Madness . Wiki UK One Step Beyond . Must Be Love . Gplay`

Martha / Muffins . Wiki Can Echo Beach . Black Stations . Gply

Men At Work . Wiki Aus Down Under . Can It Be . Google play

Pet Shop Boys . Wiki UK It's A Sin . West End Girls . Gplay

Roxy Music . Wiki UK Dance Away . Love Is Drug . Gplay

Secret Affair . Wiki UK My World . Time For Action . Gplay

Soft Cell . Wiki UK Tainted Love . Torch . Google play

Squeeze . Wiki UK Cool For Cats . Up The Junction . Gplay

Stiff Little Fingers . Wiki NI Alternative Ulster . Hero . Gplay

Talking Heads . Wiki US Once In A Lifetime . Nowhere . Gplay

Talk Talk . Wiki UK It's My Life . What You Make It . Gplay

Tears For Fears . Wiki UK Rule The World . Mad World . Gplay

The B-52's . Wiki US Love Shack . Give Me Back . Google play

The Buggles . Wiki UK Video Killed Radio Star . Elstree . Gplay

The Charlatans . Wiki UK Only One I Know . Another . Gplay

The Clash . Wiki UK London Calling . Should I Go . Gplay

The Communards . Wiki UK Me This Way . Goodbye . Gplay

The Cure . Wiki UK hits Friday I'm In Love . Don't Cry . Gplay

The Housemartins . Wiki UK Caravan Of Love . Hour . Gplay

The Jags . Wiki UK Back Of My Hand . Woman's World . Gplay

The Jam . Wiki UK Underground . Town Called Malice . Gplay

The J Geils Band . Wiki US Centerfold . Love Stinks . Gplay

The Knack . Wiki US My Sharona . Good Girls Don't . Gplay

The Lambrettas . Wiki UK Poison Ivy . London Calling . Gplay

The La's . Wiki UK There She Goes . Alright . Google play

The Members . Wiki UK Suburbs . Solitary . Google play

The Monks . Wiki UK Nice Legs . I Ain't Getting Any . Gplay

The Selector . Wiki UK On My Radio . Google play

The Skids . Wiki UK Into The Valley . Sweet Suburbia . Gplay

The Specials . Wiki UK Ghost Town . Too Much . Google play

The Stranglers . Wiki UK No More Heroes . Always . Gplay

The Undertones . Wiki NI Teenage Kiks . Summer . Gplay

The Vapors . Wiki UK Turning Japanese . At Ten . Gplay

Tubeway Army . Wiki UK Are Friends Electric . Cars . Gplay

UB40 . Wiki UK Red Red Wine . Falling In Love . Google play

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