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  1. Quirk Your EnthusiasmRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Hilobrow

    ... foppish New Wave bridges between art and artifice. But Tuxedomoon's Europe was not the pompous pop empire of Ultravox's "Vienna"; it was an agelessly declining fin de siA cle , sad, brilliant, and not a little sordid. Tuxedomoon had always been art ...

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  2. Calum Henderson: Retro dram-edy cuddly as a well-worn cardieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... a couple of inspired soundtrack selections in the Human League's Love Action (I Believe in Love) and the towering Ultravox anthem Vienna . Brief Encounters is an unashamed crowd-pleaser, embracing soapy television cliches with open arms. But like ...

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  3. Ultravox Frontman: Midge UreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | This Is South Devon

    ... concert will feature live performances from favourites Tony Hadley, Martin Fry (ABC), Bananarama and Midge Ure (Ultravox). "The summer's all about having fun, meeting with friends and soaking up the sun in the great outdoors," said Patrick ...

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  4. Guy Henderson: Vinyl lovers, you are not aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | This Is South Devon

    ... of the slightly sun-discoloured shiny white sleeve of Vienna, the super-smooth first album by the post-John Foxx Ultravox, all pencil moustaches, cravats and sharp haircuts. I dropped the needle into the first groove on side one, the thumping, ...

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  5. #TBTXPN - Listen to our New Wave Spotify playlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    WXPN has launched #TBTXPN - a musical #ThrowbackThursday summer series, and every Thursday during this Summer through August, XPN travels back to a special year, a genre, or musical movement. This week we put the spotlight on New Wave era, with many of the classics you'd expect; songs from Duran Duran, Tears for Fears, Wall of Voodoo, Soft Cell, Ultravox, Human League and many more.

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  6. Queen tells Scotland to 'keep calm and carry on', as Nicola...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... ony, which included performers from the Scottish Youth Theatre and a Piano Quintet by Tom Aitken, ended with former Ultravox singer Midge Ure on acoustic guitar singing Robert Burns's A Man's a Man for A' That from a vantage point above

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  7. Keep calm and carry on, says Queen amid Brexit meltdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... ony, which included performers from the Scottish Youth Theatre and a Piano Quintet by Tom Aitken, ended with former Ultravox singer Midge Ure on acoustic guitar singing Robert Burns's A Man's a Man for A' That from a vantage point above

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  8. Essential Music: Ultravox: The Island YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Kirkville

    Back in the 1970s, Ultravox came onto the scene with an intriguing combination of glam-rock, semi-punk, and electronics. In 1977 and 1978, Ultravox released three albums in quick succession: Ultravox!, Ha!-Ha!-Ha!, and Systems of Romance.

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  9. Let's Rock Bristol - The Retro Festival - Ashton Court EstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Music-News.com

    ... shirt combo,good work mate! Now though, it's time for some proper music! Midge Ure, a man with a CV which includes Ultravox, Rich Kids, Thin Lizzy, Band Aid, and his solo material certainly doesn't need to pad out his set with ropey cover versions ...

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  10. Cities in MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Obscure Sound

    ... the best city songs ever, the song was actually written and sung at a very dark time for the struggling 1980s group Ultravox. It did them proud though and is still renowned as their greatest achievement to date. Creating a moving song of despair and ...

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  11. The band has from a sextet to a 10-piece band and has no plans to stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | South Wales Argus

    ... involved participating in a show to find the country's best part-time bands, fronted by comic Rhod Gilbert and Ultravox frontman Midge Ure. The idea was for us to be a part of this documentary looking some of the country's best part-time bands. It's ...

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  12. The '80s Songs We Just Can't QuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Refinery 29

    ... favorite Duran Duran or David Bowie hit doesn't show up now, you've gotta have faith (sorry) that it will soon. Ultravox, "Vienna" (1980) This track's appearance in a season 3 episode of The Americans reminded us just how intoxicating the synth-pop ...

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  13. Click Click DroneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Kirkville

    John Foxx's Metamatic was one of my favorite albums of the early 80s. I had been a fan of Ultravox, but, unfortunately, only got a chance to see them live after Foxx had left the band.

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  14. Midge promises Something from Everything for north fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | The Northern Scot

    ONE of Scotland's most successful pop stars, Midge Ure , will be digging deep into the back catalogue when he heads north later this year for dates in Inverness and Aberdeen. The man behind 1980s band Ultravox, co-creator of Live Aid and Band Aid with Bob Geldolf and the co-writer of two of the biggest selling records of all time in Feed The World and Vienna , is promising Something from Everything , in the title of this year's autumn UK tour.

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  15. York Theatre Royal & Pilot Theatre to Premiere New Adaptation of E.M.Forster's the Machine StopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Forster and featuring a brand new soundtrack composed by John Foxx , pioneer of electronic music and founder of Ultravox, and analogue synth specialist, Benge, The Machine Stops will premiere at York Theatre Royal from 13 May till 4 June and then ...

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  16. Midge UreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | This Is North Devon

    Midge Ure is famous for his haunting vocals on Ultravox songs like Dancing With Tears In My Eyes and Vienna. The singer tells Rosanna Rothery why he is still passionate about live music.

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  17. Midge UreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    Ultravox frontman Midge Ure is to headline a new music festival at Clevedon's Curzon Cinema. Local music promoter and founder of Songs from the Shed Jon Earl is organising the festival - a first to be held at the historic picture house - which will run over a weekend in May, writes Heather Pickstock for What's On.

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  18. Legendary Producer George Martin, Dead at 90 Mar 09, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Pro Sound News

    ... on to record hit albums with artists as varied as Seventies folk-rockers America and Eighties New Wave paragons Ultravox. Other artists he produced over the years included Ella Fitzgerald, Elton John, Little River Band, Kenny Rogers, Robin Gibb, ...

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  19. Midge Ure, Big Country, Curiousity Killed The Cat and Nick Heyward revive the 80s in BradfordRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2016 | Wharfedale Observer

    THE 80S are back at St George's Hall in Bradford in a concert featuring Big Country, Midge Ure, Nick Heyward and Curiosity Killed The Cat on March 3. Big Country's debut album The Crossing was a worldwide hit and featured singles like Fields Of Fire, Chance and In A Big Country. Midge Ure recorded most of his hits as frontman with Ultravox, and is known for If I Was, Reap The Wild Wind, Dancing With Tears In My Eyes, Love's Great Adventure and Vienna.

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  20. Midge, Nick and Big Country bring 80s nostalgia to Bradford 80s Invasion TourRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... his set last night with rousing anthem The Power and the Glory, I was sitting in my teenage bedroom again, playing Ultravox singles and flicking through Smash Hits. It's fair to say that most of the audience at last night's 80s Invasion gig were of ...

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