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Formed: Aug, 1974 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Other
Group Members: Debbie Harry, Jimmy Destri, Wendy James, Clem Burke, Nigel Harrison, Frank Infante, Ivan Král, Chris Stein, Gary Valentine, Paul Carbonara, ...See All
Biography: Embracing a broad range of pop music that encompassed British Invasion rock, garage rock, disco, reggae, Latin rhythms, and hip-hop, Blondie was the most commercially successful band to emerge from the New York punk/new wave community of the late '70s. The group was formed in New York City in August ...Read full biography
Parallel Lines
Released: 1978
Label: EMI
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Blondie turned to British pop producer Mike Chapman for their third album, on which they abandoned any pretensions to new wave legitimacy (just in time, given the decline of the new wave) and emerged as ...Read full review
Blondie [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1976
Label: EMI
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If new wave was about reconfiguring and recontextualizing simple pop/rock forms of the '50s and '60s in new, ironic, and aggressive ways, then Blondie, which took the girl group style of the early and ...Read full review
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