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80s / New Wave / Synthpop

V/A – ITALIA SYNTHETICA 1981-1985 (LP & bonus CD)



Product Description

This LP + bonus CD features the entire track listing, plus 5 bonus tracks from the Italia New Wave LP. This album represents the musical mutation that occurred after the post-punk hangover gave way to more frigid emotional shores, in-line with the synth-wave moment that was sweeping Europe and the white cliffs of Albion. This scene flourished in Italy between 1981-1985, and the musicians that came out of it are still revered today (particularly in the US). Robotic rhythms and intuitions that, besides sharing common ground with the electronic movements that had come before, also knew how to fill up the dancefloor! Featuring four previously unreleased tracks by Der Blaue Reiter, along with tracks by Modo, Actor’s Studio and La Maison, as well as the still fresh sounding contributions by true pioneers of the genre Neon and Naif Orchestra.

Track list:
Side A:
A1 Neon – Lobotomy A2 Der Blaue Reiter – Lights Off A3 Ein-st-ein – Varsavia A4 Modo – Niagara Falls A5 Actor’s Studio – Dancing Alone A6 La Maison – Bells In The Night

Side B:
B1 Scortilla – YHW B2 Eurotunes – Swimming Pool Motion B3 Oh Oh Art – It’s Just A Movie Soundtrack B4 Naif Orchestra – Check-Out Five B5 2+2=5 Featuring Paolo Mauri – Haiku

1 Neon – Lobotomy 2 Der Blaue Reiter – Lights Off 3 Ein-st-ein – Varsavia 4 Modo – Niagara Falls 5 Actor’s Studio – Dancing Alone 6 La Maison – Bells In The Night 7 Scortilla – YHW 8 Eurotunes – Swimming Pool Motion 9 Oh Oh Art – It’s Just A Movie Soundtrack 10 Naif Orchestra – Check-Out Five 11 2+2=5 Featuring Paolo Mauri – Haiku 12 Jeunesse D’Ivoire – Days 13 Fockewulf 190 – We Are Colder 14 State Of Art – Your Eyes 15 N.O.I.A. – Forbidden Planet 16 2+2=5 – Mathematic ‘N Logarythm

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