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"Do You Remember Them?" - popular women's bands of the 80's (part two)

Today we continue to remember the most popular and influential girl groups of the eighties, whose hits we listen to with pleasure today, decades later!

We continue to remember the most popular and influential girl groups of the eighties

Music of the 80s remains the best of its kind, and many music lovers will agree with this statement (and not only "olds"but also the current generation of listeners). It's rousing melodies, it's cheeky tests, it's a sweet reminder of youth (and for some, it's also just chic). vibe, atmosphere, which you really want to dive into ...) In a word, this is really a golden era in the music industry, when artists earned a big name for themselves not only with their image, but also with their voice. As for the insanely popular women's groups at that time, to be honest, they were created and popularized on the whole according to one principle: the producers selected beautiful girls, only one of whom could sing ... She, in fact, was the face of the band, the project. There were and are exceptions to this day, when indeed all members of the group are unique and talented! However… this exception is extremely rare. Actually, that's not what we're talking about. Today we continue to remember the most popular and influential girl groups of the eighties, whose hits we listen to with pleasure today, decades later! Let's start...

Maywood

Maywood
Maywood

Maywood - Dutch duo formed by sisters Eli and Edith de Vries (they also performed under pseudonyms Alice May and Karen Wood). The project started in the middle 70s and lasted until the mid-1990s. During this period, under the name of Maywood, more than 10 albums and several dozen singles were released! The most popular of them were the songs "Late At Night", "You're The One", "It's A Different World", however, the real and biggest breakthrough for the group was the hit track Pasadena:

With the onset 1995 years, the sisters began a solo career, not achieving much success as Maywood. Subsequently, they sued over the rights to the name "Maywood", which eventually passed into the hands of Alice. The woman made attempts to revive the project with other vocalists, however ... all in vain.

pussy cat

pussy cat
pussy cat

This group hardly needs an introduction! On a par with Maywood and Arabesque Pussycat were wildly popular in the late 70s and early 80s! Their hit songs like "Mississippi" or "It's the Same Old Song", continue to resound in the minds of music lovers around the world decades later ... And it's great!

Closer to the middle 80s The band's latest studio work was released. Later Tony will leave Pussycat and pursue a solo career while Marianne and Betty completely leave the world of show business ...

Baccara

New Baccara
Baccara

And this Spanish female pop group won worldwide recognition at the end 70s years, and continued to maintain the popularity and love of the public in the first half 80s… Baccara became a trend of the era with hit songs like "Cara Mia", "Yes Sir, I Can Boogie", "Sorry I'm A Lady" and more...

By the way: on YouTube clips and recordings of live performances of the group are gaining hundreds of thousands, and even millions of views! It is noteworthy, but the women's team borrowed its name from the rose variety ...

A La Carte

A La Carte
A La Carte

A La Carte - the name of a disco group formed at sunset 70s years married couple Toni Hendrik and Karin Hartman. It is worth noting that the style, manner and eternal replacement of the participants make À La Carte very similar to the legendary "Arabesques" ... By the way: the tracks of the group became big hits "River Blue" and "Doctor, Doctor (help Me Please)":

The Flirts

The Flirts
The Flirts

This American pop group 80s was formed by the producer Bobby Orlando at the beginning of the decade... Initially, the line-up consisted of 3 members, however, as is often the case... with each new album, the line-up changed. As a result, through The Flirts passed more than a dozen vocalists! Of the most famous and popular songs of the group, one can single out such hits as "Passion", "Danger", "Helpless" and "Jukebox (Don't Put Another Dime)":

In the middle 80s hit track "You and Me" brought The Flirts to the first line of the dance Billboard!

Sister Sledge

Sister Sledge
Sister Sledge

The musical group Sister Sledge was formed at the beginning 70s years sisters Debbie, Kim, Joni and Kathy Sledge! True ... success came to the group only in the disco era: the first breakthrough hit was the song "Love, Don't You Go Through No Changes on Me", followed by the popular to this day "We Are Family" (4.5 million views on YouTube):

Luv'

Group Luv'
Group Luv'

Luv' - a musical female group formed in Holland in the second half of 70s years. The band performed songs in the pop and disco styles that were popular in those years, which, in fact, won the recognition and love of the public ... The most famous and widespread hits Luv' steel tracks "Ooh, Yes I Do", "Casanova", "You're the Greatest Lover" and others:

By the way: the world circulation of the group is more than 7 million copies!

Belle Epoque

Belle Epoque Group
Belle Epoque Group

This group ceased to exist at sunset 70s, however, in the first half 80s the music of the Belle Époque was still relevant. Huge success came to the group in 1977 year thanks to rehashing "Black Is Black"also known as "Disco Sound/Black Is Black"! At the same time, the composition became a very popular hit. Bamalama:

The composition "Bamalama" was very popular in the USSR, largely due to the fact that it was included in the New Year's TV program "Melodies and rhythms of foreign pop music".

Actually, it would not be superfluous to mention a few once popular Russian women's groups

"Marquise"

Group "Marquise"
Group "Marquise"

"Marquise" - this is the name given to the female rock band formed towards the end of 80s years. The genres the band played in were hard rock and heavy metal. The popularity of the team grew rapidly, but the "Marquise" lasted until 1993 of the year. Of the most famous songs of the group can be noted "In vain you came" and "Sleep, child":

"Girls"

Ensemble "Girls"
Ensemble "Girls"

Ensemble "Girls" was formed at the beginning 70s years, but he managed to maintain his popularity in 1980s! The team existed until the end of the decade, after which it disintegrated, like many other VIAs ...

Curious to know: 1973 In 1999 their first record appeared, and in Yugoslavia a film was even made about the ensemble!

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