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Genre: scottish new wave

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Parent Genre: rock

Scottish new wave music emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s, characterized by a blend of post-punk and pop rock. The genre is known for its use of synthesizers, driving rhythms, and anthemic choruses. Scottish new wave bands often incorporated traditional Scottish folk music into their sound, creating a unique blend of modern and traditional styles. The lyrics often dealt with social and political issues, as well as personal experiences. The genre gained popularity in the UK and beyond, with many Scottish new wave bands achieving international success.


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Vocals, Synthesizer, Keyboard/Piano, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit

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ドライブが楽しくなる洋楽ヒッツ!80年代 ROCK
2023
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Throw The Warped Wheel Out
1984
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Strawberry Switchblade
1985
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Fisherman's Blues
1988
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The Crossing (Deluxe Edition)
1983
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Pubic Intellectual: An Anthology (1986-2016)
2016
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Ultravox & Midge Ure: Finest
2004
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Rip It Up
1982
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Bitter Suite, Again
2010
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Cut with the Cake Knife
2015
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Sulk (40th Anniversary Edition)
2022
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High Land, Hard Rain (Expanded)
1983
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Chain
1989

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List of scottish new wave artists

Here is a list of scottish new wave artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the scottish new wave genre. You can find out what scottish new wave genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 65 1998214
2 41 133353
3 45 244655
4 44 120393
5 42 225252
6 42 110535
7 32 84334
8 29 39873
9 43 25288
10 55 277889
11 46 148364
12 41 77189
13 31 50978
14 36 21852
15 28 11505
16 47 52568
17 37 85355
18 26 44761
19 25 20834
20 31 47246
21 17 7476
22 28 52641
23 40 18195
24 18 10217
25 26 14177
26 24 13770
27 18 22535
28 13 4060
29 28 15481
30 18 11820
31 24 12640
32 25 12838
33 11 4169
34 12 2827
35 7 3101
36 18 7966
37 19 5963
38 4 1515
39 17 259
40 7 604
41 10 3017
42 3 1264
43 1 411
44 8 674
45 8 1446
46 4 837
47 5 2001
48 4 2179
49 4 957
50 4 594
51 4 256
52 1 285
53 2 859
54 3 332
55 3 678
56 2 591
57 2 51
58 2 458
59 2 448
60 2 431
61 1 182
62 1 189
63 1 334
64 1 204
65 1 317
66 1 130
67 1 68
68 1 437
69 1 361
70 1 134

scottish new wave playlist created by Chosic

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