Electropop is a hybrid music genre combining elements of electronic and start genres. Writer Hollin Jones has described it as a discrepancy of synth-pop with heavy emphasis on its electronic reasoned. The genre was developed in the 1980s and saw a revival of popularity and influence in the former 2000s .
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early 1980s [edit ]
During the early 1980s, british artists such as Gary Numan, the Human League, Soft Cell, John Foxx and Visage helped pioneer a new synth-pop style that drew more heavy from electronic music and emphasized primary custom of synthesizers, while the electro style was largely developed by Afrika Bambaataa, who was heavily influenced by Yellow Magic Orchestra and Kraftwerk, and in twist influenced the 1980s pop-music style of Madonna. [ 5 ]
Some intrigue new music began arriving on these shores ; it was dubbed electropop, because electronic instrumentation — chiefly synthesizers and syndrums — was used to craft crop up songs. “ Pop Muzik “ by M was one of the first. There was a gradual accretion of desirable electropop phonograph record, though they were still by and large heard only in rock disco. But in 1981, the floodgates opened, and “ fresh music ” at last made a mighty splash. The breakthrough song was “ Do n’t You Want Me “ by the Human League.
Reading: Electropop – Wikipedia
Anglomania: The Second British Invasion, by Parke Puterbaugh for Rolling Stone, November 1983.
twenty-first century [edit ]
Britney Spears ‘ influential one-fifth studio album Blackout ( 2007 ), chiefly incorporated the elements of the genre, and catapulted the electropop to mainstream significance. The media in 2009 run articles proclaiming a new era of different electropop stars, and indeed the times saw a resurrect in popularity of respective electropop artists. In the sound of 2009 poll of 130 music experts conducted for the BBC, ten-spot of the top fifteen artists named were of the electropop music genre. [ 7 ] Lady Gaga had major commercial success from 2008 with her debut album The Fame. Music writer Simon Reynolds noted that “ Everything about Gaga came from electroclash, except the music, which was n’t peculiarly 1980s ”. [ 8 ] The korean pop music scene has besides become dominate and influenced by electropop, peculiarly with boy bands and girl groups such as Super Junior, SHINee, f ( x ) and Girls ‘ Generation. [ 9 ] Singer Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit said in a 2009 interview that while playing electropop was not his purpose, the limitations of dormitory life made the music genre more accessible. [ 10 ] In 2009 The Guardian quoted James Oldham—head of artists and repertoire at A & M Records —as saying “ All A & R departments have been saying to managers and lawyers : ‘Do n’t give us any more bands because we ‘re not going to sign them and they ‘re not going to sell records. ‘ so everything we ‘ve been put on to is electronic in nature. ” [ 11 ] [ 12 ] In 2019 Kenneth Womack wrote that singer and songwriter Billie Eilish had “ staked her claim as the reigning queen of electropop ” with her critical and commercial stumble album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?. [ 13 ]
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