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 ."
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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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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.