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An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
An album cover is the front of the packaging of a commercially released audio recording product, or album.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative Songs (also called Alternative and formerly known as Modern Rock Tracks and Hot Modern Rock Tracks) is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in ''Billboard'' magazine since September 10, 1988.
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, (AMerican Foundation for Aids Research) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy of AIDS-related public policy.
Art pop (also typeset as art-pop or artpop) is a loosely defined style of pop music influenced by pop art's integration of high and low culture, and which emphasizes the manipulation of signs, style, and gesture over personal expression.
Astralwerks is an American record label primarily focused on electronic and dance music, owned by Universal Music Group.
Athens, officially Athens–Clarke County, is a consolidated city–county and American college town in the U.S. state of Georgia.
The beehive is a hairstyle in which long hair is piled up in a conical shape on the top of the head and slightly backwards pointing, giving some resemblance to the shape of a traditional beehive.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein.
The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber.
Bouncing off the Satellites is the fourth studio album by American new wave band the B-52's, released on September 8, 1986.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
BT Broadband is a broadband service offered by BT Consumer; a division of BT Group in the United Kingdom.
In music, a call and response is a succession of two distinct phrases usually written in different parts of the music, where the second phrase is heard as a direct commentary on or in response to the first.
"Candy" is a song from Iggy Pop's ninth solo album, Brick by Brick.
CBGB was a New York City music club opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal in Manhattan's East Village.
"Channel Z" is a single by The B-52's from their 1989 album Cosmic Thing.
A charity shop or thrift shop is a retail establishment run by a charitable organization to raise money.
Cher (born May 20, 1946 as Cherilyn Sarkisian, Շերիլին Սարգիսեան) is an American singer and actress.
Chicks on Speed is a feminist music and fine art ensemble, formed in Munich in 1997, when members Australian Alex Murray-Leslie and New Yorker Melissa Logan met at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts.
Christopher Percy Gordon Blackwell (born 22 June 1937) is an English businessman and former record producer, and the founder of Island Records, which has been called "one of Britain's great independent labels".
Cynthia Leigh Wilson (born February 28, 1957) is an American singer, and is one of the vocalists, songwriters and founding members of new wave rock band the B-52s.
The CMT Music Awards is a fan-voted awards show for country music videos and television performances.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Compass Point Studios was founded in 1977 by Chris Blackwell, the owner of Island Records.
Cosmic Thing is the fifth studio album by American new wave band the B-52's, released in 1989.
The Cosmic Tour was an eight-month world tour by American rock band The B-52's, which took place from July 1989 until September 1990.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist.
The Dance Club Songs chart is a weekly chart published exclusively by Billboard in the United States.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
Dance-rock is a post-disco genre connected with pop rock and post-punk with fewer rhythm and blues influences, originated in the early 1980s, following the mainstream death of punk and disco.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David Byrne (born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, artist, writer, actor, and filmmaker.
DB Records is a record label owned by Danny Beard.
"Deadbeat Club" was the fifth and last single released from The B-52's' album Cosmic Thing.
Deborah Ann Harry (born Angela Tremble; July 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress, known as the lead singer of the new wave band Blondie.
Double Fantasy is a 1980 album released by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
"Downtown" is a song composed by Tony Hatch which, as recorded by Petula Clark in 1964, became an international hit, reaching number one in Billboard Hot 100 and number two in UK Singles Chart.
A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument that creates percussion.
Duran Duran are an English new wave and synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978.
"E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)" is the fifth episode of the eleventh season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons.
The Electric Ballroom is a 1,500 capacity performance venue (primarily for rock bands) and indoor market located at 184 Camden High Street in Camden Town, London, England.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
Federico Fellini, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (20 January 1920 – 31 October 1993) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.
The flaming volcano is a large tropical group cocktail made of rum, brandy, pineapple juice, orange juice, almond syrup, and sometimes other ingredients.
Frederick William Schneider III (born July 1, 1951) is an American singer, songwriter, arranger, and musician, best known as the frontman of the rock band The B-52's, of which he is a founding member.
Fred Schneider and the Shake Society is an album by Fred Schneider.
Funplex is the seventh studio album (eighth overall) by The B-52s, recorded during 2006 and 2007.
"Funplex" is a song recorded by The B-52s.
Get Ready is the seventh studio album by English rock band New Order.
"Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland" is the second single from the album Bouncing off the Satellites by The B-52's.
Go! Discs was a London-based record label, launched in 1983 from offices in Wendell Road Shepherds Bush by Andy Macdonald and Lesley Symons after he left his job as Press Officer at Stiff Records and she provided the seed-funding.
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC.
Good Stuff is the sixth studio album by new wave band the B-52's, released in 1992.
Green Gartside (born Paul Julian Strohmeyer, 22 June 1955) is a Welsh musician, and the frontman of the band Scritti Politti.
Greg Suran is the lead guitarist in the B-52s, a role he has performed since 2013.
Heatwave was a rock festival August 23, 1980, outside of Toronto at Mosport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario.
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.
Irving Plaza (known through sponsorship as Irving Plaza, powered by Klipsch and formerly known as the Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza) is a ballroom-style music venue located within the Union Square neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City.
Island Records is a British-Jamaican record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group (UMG).
The iTunes Store is a software-based online digital media store operated by Apple Inc. It opened on April 28, 2003, and has been the largest music vendor in the United States since April 2008, and the largest music vendor in the world since February 2010.
David Ian "Joe" Jackson (born 11 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
Julee A. Cruise (born December 1, 1956, Creston, Iowa) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and musician best known for her collaborations with composer Angelo Badalamenti and film director David Lynch in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
"Juliet of the Spirits" is a song recorded by The B-52s.
Catherine Elizabeth Pierson, better known as Kate Pierson (born April 27, 1948), is an American vocalist, lyricist, and one of the singers and founding members of The B-52's.
Keith Julian Strickland (born October 26, 1953) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, composer, and one of the founding members of The B-52s.
Kenneth 'Ken' Maiuri (1971) is a multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Florence, Massachusetts.
Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman on CBS, the first iteration of the ''Late Show'' franchise.
"Legal Tender" is the first single released by The B-52's from their 1983 album Whammy!.
Live with Kelly and Ryan is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.
"Love Shack" is a 1989 single by new wave band The B-52's.
Max's Kansas City was a nightclub and restaurant at 213 Park Avenue South, in New York City, which became a gathering spot for musicians, poets, artists and politicians in the 1960s and 1970s.
Mesopotamia is an EP by new wave band the B-52's.
John Michael Stipe (born January 4, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, best known as being the lead singer of the alternative rock band R.E.M. from their formation in 1980 until their dissolution in 2011.
Modern rock is an umbrella term describing rock music made between the late 1970s to present day.
The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (Montreal International Jazz Festival) is an annual jazz festival held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
The music of Athens, Georgia, includes a wide variety of popular music and was an important part of the early evolution of alternative rock and new wave.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Nassau is the capital and commercial centre of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.
NPR Music is a project of National Public Radio, an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization, that launched in November 2007 to present public radio music programming and original editorial content for music discovery.
Nude on the Moon: The B-52's Anthology is a two-CD compilation album containing 35 songs recorded by the B-52's between the years 1979 and 1998.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Oingo Boingo was an American new wave band, formed by songwriter Danny Elfman in 1979.
One-Trick Pony is a 1980 feature film written by and starring Paul Simon and directed by Robert M. Young.
Out of Time is the seventh studio album by American alternative rock band R.E.M., released on March 12, 1991 by Warner Bros. Records.
Party Mix! is a 1981 remix album by The B-52's, released in between their second album Wild Planet and the Mesopotamia EP.
Pat Irwin (born May 17, 1955) is an American composer and musician who was a founding member of two bands that grew out of New York City's No Wave scene in the late 1970s, the Raybeats and 8-Eyed Spy.
Paul Christian Gordon (October 19, 1963 – February 18, 2016) was an American musician, composer, and producer.
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.
Petula Clark, CBE (born Sally Olwen Clark, 15 November 1932) is a British singer, actress and composer whose career spans seven decades.
"Planet Claire" is the second single released by The B-52's from their self-titled debut album.
Pokémon: The Movie 2000, known in Japan as, is a 1999 Japanese anime film directed by Kunihiko Yuyama.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
Portlandia is a sketch comedy television series set and filmed in and around Portland, Oregon, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein.
"Private Idaho" is a single released by The B-52's from their album Wild Planet.
Psychedelic music (sometimes psychedelia) covers a wide range of popular music styles and genres influenced by 1960s psychedelia, a subculture of people who used psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline and DMT to experience visual and auditory hallucinations, synesthesia and altered states of consciousness.
A public service announcement (PSA), or public service ad, is a message in the public interest disseminated without charge, with the objective of raising awareness, changing public attitudes and behavior towards a social issue.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, that was formed in 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and lead vocalist Michael Stipe.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
Reprise Records is an American record label founded in 1960 by Frank Sinatra.
Retro style (also known as "vintage inspired") is a style that is consciously derivative or imitative of trends, music, modes, fashions, or attitudes of the past.
Rhett Davies (born 1949 in London) is an English record producer and engineer.
Ricky Helton Wilson (March 19, 1953 – October 12, 1985) was an American musician best known as the original guitarist and founding member of rock band the B-52's.
"Roam" is the fourth single from The B-52's' 1989 hit album Cosmic Thing, following "(Shake That) Cosmic Thing," "Channel Z," and "Love Shack." "Roam" was a number-three hit on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 singles chart in March 1990, spending a total of 19 weeks on the chart, and was certified Gold by the RIAA.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rock in Rio is a recurring music festival originating in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
"Rock Lobster" is a song written by Fred Schneider and Ricky Wilson, two members of The B-52's.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Rocko's Modern Life is an American animated sitcom created by Joe Murray for Nickelodeon.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
RuPaul's Drag Race is an American reality competition television series produced by World of Wonder for Logo TV and, beginning with the ninth season, VH1.
Sandie Shaw, MBE (born Sandra Ann Goodrich; 26 February 1947) is an English singer.
Sara Lee is an English bassist and singer-songwriter, who came to prominence replacing Dave Allen on bass guitar in post-punk band Gang of Four, which she was a member of from 1980 to 1983.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
Scritti Politti are a British band, originally formed in 1977 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, by the Welsh singer-songwriter Green Gartside.
"Shiny Happy People" is a song by the band R.E.M. The song appeared on their 1991 album Out of Time and was released as a single in the same year.
Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band.
"Song for a Future Generation" is a song by new wave band The B-52's.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
Sterling Campbell (born May 3, 1964), is an American musician and songwriter who has worked with numerous high-profile acts, including The B-52s, Duran Duran, Soul Asylum, Cyndi Lauper, Gustavo Cerati and David Bowie.
Stephen John "Steve" Osborne (born 1963) is a British record producer, living in Bath, England.
Sugarland is an American country music duo consisting of singer-songwriters Jennifer Nettles (lead vocals) and Kristian Bush (vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin).
Surf music is a subgenre of rock music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Southern California.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.
Target Corporation is the second-largest department store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.
Tears for Fears are an English pop rock band formed in Bath in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith.
The Arsenio Hall Show is an American syndicated late-night talk show created by and starring comedian Arsenio Hall.
The Associate is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Donald Petrie and written by Nick Thiel, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Tim Daly, and Bebe Neuwirth, alongside Austin Pendleton and Lainie Kazan.
The B-52's is the debut album by the Athens, Georgia-based new wave band the B-52's.
The Beat (known in the United States and Canada as The English Beat and in Australia as The British Beat) is a band founded in Birmingham, England, in 1978.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (often shortened to Ellen and stylized as ellen) is an American television comedy talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres.
The Flintstones is a 1994 American buddy comedy film directed by Brian Levant and written by Tom S. Parker, Jim Jennewein, and Steven E. de Souza.
The Go-Go's are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1978.
The L Word is an American/Canadian co-production television drama series portraying the lives of a group of lesbians and their friends, connections, family, and lovers in the trendy Greater Los Angeles, California city of West Hollywood.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977.
The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978.
The Psychedelic Furs are an English rock band founded in London in February 1977.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Rosie O'Donnell Show is an American daytime television talk show created, hosted, and produced by actress and comedian Rosie O'Donnell.
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
The Tonight Show is an American late-night talk show currently broadcast from the NBC studios in Rockefeller Center in New York City (and previously from various studios in the Los Angeles region) and airing on NBC since 1954.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jay Leno that first aired from May 25, 1992, to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010 until its ending on February 6, 2014.
Thrift store chic refers to a style of dressing where clothes are cheap and/or used.
Time Capsule: Songs for a Future Generation is a greatest hits album by American new wave band the B-52's, released in 1998.
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC.
Tracy Ann Wormworth is a bass guitarist working in the music and television industry in the United States.
The term "trash culture" entered into common use from the '80s to indicate artistic or entertainment expressions considered of low cultural profile, and thus able to stimulate and attract the audiences.
True Colors was an annual music event created by American recording artist, Cyndi Lauper.
The TV Land Icon Awards is an American television awards ceremony that generally commemorates shows now off the air, rather than in current production as with the Emmys.
The US Festival (US pronounced like the pronoun, not as initials) was the name of two early 1980s music and culture festivals.
V.I.P. is an American action/comedy-drama series starring Pamela Anderson.
Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
"Whammy Kiss" is the second single released by The B-52's from their 1983 album Whammy!.
Whammy! is the third studio album by American new wave band the B-52's.
Wild Planet is the second studio album by the B-52's, released in 1980.
With the Wild Crowd! Live in Athens, GA is the first official live album and DVD release by American new wave band The B-52s.
Yoko Ono (小野 洋子, born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist who is also known for her work in performance art and filmmaking.
Zachary "Zack" Alford is a professional drummer, known for his work in the Saturday Night Live Band as well with The B-52's, Bruce Springsteen, and David Bowie.
120 Minutes is a television show in the United States dedicated to the alternative music genre, originally airing on MTV from 1986 to 2000, and then on MTV's sister channel MTV2 from 2001 to 2003.