The sound of the 80’s is back. Stars of the unmistakable decade like A-ha or Rick Astley tour with old as well as new songs. At the same time, young bands like Hurts, Chvrches and Drangsal celebrate the unmistakable synthesizer sound of the eighties. But what is the success of this decade?
Fritz Egner, TV and BAYERN 3 Radio presenter and the music journalist and TV presenter Christina Wolf meet in the “The 80s” in search of the roots of the 80s revival. , Fritz Egner visits the British band Zoot Woman, who was one of the first formations to successfully bring the synth pop back into today’s music scene and thus inspired many young bands.
The German documentary explores the wild, fast ride of the 80’s through the history of music and describes how a new instrument, the synthesizer, together with a new kind of television, MTV, revolutionized the music world.
Featuring Nik Kershaw, Rick Astley, Midge Ure and much more!
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