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Photo Gallery: New Wave Icons

Published: 2/19/2014

Synthesizers and nonstop airplay on MTV made new wave the soundtrack of the 1980s. The genre itself is almost impossible to define, including artists as diverse as Devo, Blondie and the Cars, but the sound is unmistakable for anyone who has ever danced to new wave. In memory of great new wave musicians who have died, we're turning up the volume on our Walkman music players and remembering some of the era's best and brightest.

New Wave Icons | Photo Gallery

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