New Wave Sneak Peek | Rock Legends
(2020) - 2 min
With The B-52’s, Devo, and The Pretenders. New Wave is a form of rock music encompassing numerous pop-oriented music styles rooted in mid-1970s punk rock. Its engendered subgenres and fusions, and displays characteristics common to pop music rather than the more "artsy" post-punk. Incorporating the original punk rock sound and ethos, it also exhibits greater complexity in both music and lyrics, with the use of synthesizers and electronic productions, and a distinctive visual style featured in music videos and fashion.