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LISTS: New Wave Women

Parallel Lines album coverNew Wave is a subgenre of rock that developed in the late 1970s and gained popularity in the 1980s. It’s marked by a highly experimental approach, a reliance on electronics (such as synthesizers), and an eccentric but modern mode of dress.

To meet the women of New Wave music, click here.

By Readers' Advisor on November 16, 2012 Categories: Lists, Music

2 Responses

  1. Carol says:

    While their sound was more retro than most other bands from that time, the Pretenders — let by guitar goddess Chrissie Hynde — are often considered New Wave as well.

  2. Carol says:

    OH…missed it. You did mention them!