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Rolling Stone Counts Down Best New Wave Bands

Do you agree with their picks?

1. Echo & The Bunnymen
2. New Order
3. Talking Heads
4. Psychedelic Furs
5. Elvis Costello
6. The Police
7. Depeche Mode
8. Duran Duran
9. The Cure
10. XTC

Read the full feature here.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

horrid! a travesty. I love Echo & the Bunnymen, but best of all time, no. not close! the Cure, second to last? Depeche Mode way back as well??? those are the two biggest new wave bands there are or were, ever! the Police, new wave? Duran Duran are you kidding? ugh.

7:59 PM  
Blogger Pj Perez said...

Nigel -- but "biggest" does not equal "best." I'm not sure I agree with the order of the list, but I think the best are pretty well covered.

And Echo -- extremely underrated usually, so nice to see RS put 'em at top. Though I'd venture to say Police and Costello shouldn't even be on there.

6:08 PM  

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