Was gonna carry on with Californian Synth Punk, but realised I hadn't made the files up.So here we are with some naive DIY UK synth pop, from a early incarnation of what would go on to be ABC, of Lexicon of Love fame.
Pretty charming primitive electronica from UK's synth city, Sheffield. Obviously jumping on the Human League bus, and then later,even following their local heroes into the New Pop world of 1982 onwards. A crime that should not go unpunished.
In many ways Sheffield and San Francisco are twin cities in the realm of Music. Both had a healthy Industrial music scene, and had a preference for the electronic; but thats the only thing they have in common,except maybe it rains a lot in SF? Sheffield looked like a Dickensian toilet in the 1970's, so I can see where the Industrial angle came from, and even the escapist leanings towards New Pop; but San Francisco's dark side is a mystery to me.Probably the standard large gulf between the Haves and the Have nots I wager.
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