Pop Rock | Rock Legends
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With The Cars, Go-Go’s, and Huey Lewis and the News. New Wave and post-punk were the successors of the raw nihilism of punk. New Wave was brighter, more pop, synth-heavy, and very dance-able. The Pop Rock sound of the 1970s and 1980s was a tune heavy blend of punk minimalism, art rock synthesizer and pop melodies.