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Retro Futura Tour a new wave trip down memory lane

The Retro Futura tour brought me back to 1984. It was the year of the synthesizer, led in part by British synthpop wiz Howard Jones, whose debut album Human's Lib was burning up the airwaves with hummable tunes like " New Song " and " What Is Love ."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Thompson Twins, Live Aid, Music!, New-Wave, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Howard Jones, Tom Bailey, Midge Ure topline Retro Futura Tour in Cleveland

Concertgoers were sent back in time last night at Cleveland Performing Arts Center, where '80s pop stars Howard Jones and Tom Bailey dusted off some of their biggest hits as co-headliners of the Retro Futura Tour.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, New-Wave, Thompson Twins

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Philly.com

Do This

Synth it up with the 1980s new wave throwback show Retro Futura Tour featuring the great Howard Jones , Katrina Leskanich of Katrina and the Waves, Tom Bailey of the Thompson Twins, Midge Ure of Ultravox, and the more-famous-in-England combo China Crisis .

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Related Topix: Katrina and the Waves, Pop/Rock, New-Wave, Jazz, Tony Bennett, Hammonton, NJ, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Midge Ure Gave Up On Retirement After Realising He Couldn't Change Music

Live Aid hero Midge Ure gave up plans for a booze-filled retirement after realising he couldn't fight what he hated about the music industry from a rocking chair.

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Related Topix: New-Wave, Pop/Rock, John Lennon

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Annabel Giles Battling Severe Depression

The ex-wife of Ultravox frontman Midge Ure has spent years struggling with the condition, as well as bouts of extreme anxiety, and she has even contemplated suicide.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, New-Wave

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Stereogum

Watch Thompson Twins Frontman Tom Bailey Perform His Hits For The First Time In 27 Years

Throughout the '80s, Tom Bailey led the British synthpop trio Thompson Twins, who cranked out a series of solid-gold new wave singles, helped establish the whole John Hughes-movie aesthetic, and participated in a cultural moment that's remained a touchstone ever since.

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Related Topix: Thompson Twins, Pop/Rock, New-Wave

Tue Aug 05, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Degree joy for Doctor Foxx

Ultravox founding singer, composer, graphic designer and film-maker John Foxx was presented with the award by Edge Hill University.

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Related Topix: New-Wave, Arts, Graphic Design, Lancashire County, England, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

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