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along came… The New Romantics

The New Romantics and The Blitz Kids were a British subcultural phenomenon in the late 1970s and early 80s. Rising within the Thatcher era, famous clubs like the Blitz club and Hero spawned the surreal looking, androgynous youths, along with creating a fashion legacy  and an influential music sound. The likes of Visage, Culture Club, Spandau Ballet and Marliyn rose to public attention.

Although this youth subculture started underground it quickly become mainstream, but with its popularity came it’s downfall and its disappeared and faded to grey. Today you can the Blitz Kids influence on fashion and music through the likes of Roisin Murphy, (fugly) Lady Gaga and La Roux.

And today…

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Lady Gaga : Artistic or Desperate attempt for attention?

I don’t know what it is but there is something not quite right with the Gaga. Sure she has a few catchy tunes, but they always seem to be missing some kind of momentum. Maybe its because her over styled image, which is used to make up for the fact that her music is just O.K.

When looking at the Gaga she looks pretty cool, however it all seems a little desperate, its not spontaneous and natural like Madonna in the 1980s or shocking and effortless like Bjork. It is just a new clever marketing plan, which has worked for some many people before, A.K.A another reincarnation of Gwen Stefani’s solo career?

I will let you decide.

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