1980s Music

Duran Duran Remind Us Why '80s Music Deserves More Respect

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Living
Joshua Ostroff

Unlike the Boomer-backed rock and folk scenes of the 1960s and 1970s, or the alternative '90s return to guitar-based authenticity, 1980s new wave has always been seen as style over substance, superficial synthpop that pales next to the... classics that came before and after. It was considered by music critics and other cultural gatekeepers to be as fluffy as a Valley girl's feathered hair.... For those of us who were kids in the '80s, who had no preconceived notions that rock was supposed to be better than pop or that dance music shouldn't be taken seriously or even that being on the cover of "Tiger Beat" killed your credibility, the music was just really good. And Duran Duran's summer tour is a reminder of why.

Corey Hart: The Farewell Interview

The Huffington Post Canada | Karen Bliss | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Music

Days after Corey Hart performed his sold-out farewell concert at Montreal's Bell Centre earlier this month to 13,500 people, the 52-year-old Canadian ...

80s Stars Unite? Corey Hart Wants To Work With Bonnie Tyler

Huffington Post Music Canada | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Canadian pop heartthrob Corey Hart turned down some pretty lucrative offers at the height of his fame in the '80s. After Steven Spielberg himself s...