Look Of Love, The [6 Music]

Episodes

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04Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song2011100720121012
20130830 (6M)
20140704 (6M)
20150501 (6M)
20160115 (6M)
20161129 (6M)

Martin Fry explores the language of love in the songs of the new romantics.

Martin Fry continues his seven-part series looking back at the New Romantic era of the early 1980s. In this part he explores the language of love in the songs of the Human League, Soft Cell, Culture Club, Duran Duran and ABC.

04Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song2011101320171124 (6M)

Martin Fry explores the language of love in the songs of the New Romantic era.

07Part 7: The Legacy20171130 (6M)

Martin Fry examines the lasting influence of the New Romantic period.

6M01New Sounds, New Styles2011100420121009
20130827 (6M)
20140701 (6M)
20150428 (6M)
20160112 (6M)
20161123 (6M)
20171121 (6M)

Martin Fry begins a series looking back at the New Romantic era of the early 1980s.

Martin Fry presents a seven-part series looking back at the New Romantic era of the early 1980s. Tonight he asks why, while Britain was in the grip of Thatcherism and recession, the New Romantics closed their eyes and partied. Featuring music from Gary Numan, Spandau Ballet, Kraftwerk, Duran Duran, Ultravox and the Human League.

As the BBC's My Generation series turns its attention to the 80s, another chance to hear Martin Fry present a seven-part series looking back at the New Romantic era. Tonight he asks why, while Britain was in the grip of Thatcherism and recession, the New Romantics closed their eyes and partied. Featuring music from Gary Numan, Spandau Ballet, Kraftwerk, Duran Duran, Ultravox and the Human League.

As the BBC's My Generation series turns its attention to the 80s, another chance to hear Martin Fry present a seven-part series looking back at the New Romantic era. Tonight he asks why, while Britain was in the grip of Thatcherism and recession, the New Romantics closed their eyes and partied. Featuring music from Gary Numan, Spandau Ballet, Kraftwerk, Duran Duran, Ultravox and the Human League.

6M02Sheffield Steel2011100520121010
20130828 (6M)
20140702 (6M)
20150429 (6M)
20160113 (6M)
20161124 (6M)
20171122 (6M)

Martin Fry considers the Sheffield sound of The Human League, ABC and Heaven 17.

Martin Fry continues his seven-part series looking back at the New Romantic era of the early 1980s.

Three of the most notable bands of the period came from Sheffield - The Human League, ABC and Heaven 17. This programme explores the social and musical conditions that caused the Sheffield sound to storm the charts in the 80s.

Martin Fry continues his seven-part series looking back at the New Romantic era of the early 1980s.
Three of the most notable bands of the period came from Sheffield - The Human League, ABC and Heaven 17. This programme explores the social and musical conditions that caused the Sheffield sound to storm the charts in the 80s.

Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates Sheffield.

Repeated to coincide with BBC 6 Music's celebration of Sheffield.

6M03The Image2011100620121011
20130829 (6M)
20140703 (6M)
20150430 (6M)
20160114 (6M)
20161125 (6M)
20171123 (6M)

Martin Fry explores the New Romantic obsession with style and image, as the launch of MTV made having a striking look more important than ever. With contributions from Stuart Maconie, Mike Brocken, Andy McClusky and Peter York.

Martin Fry explores the New Romantic obsession with style and image.

6M04Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song20111007

Martin Fry explores the language of love in the songs of the new romantics.

Part 4: Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song. Martin Fry explores the language of love in the songs of the Human League, Soft Cell, Culture Club, Duran Duran and ABC.

6M05The Quest For The Perfect Pop Song2011101120121016
20130903 (6M)
20140708 (6M)
20150505 (6M)
20160119 (6M)
20161130 (6M)
20171128 (6M)

Producers Trevor Horn and Steve Levine talk about their most memorable records of the 80s.

Martin Fry explores the way New Romantic bands came to prominence at the same time as music was being shaken up by a technological revolution. Producers Trevor Horn and Steve Levine talk about how they made some of the most memorable records of the 80s.

6M06The Art Of Falling Apart2011101220121017
20130904 (6M)
20140709 (6M)
20150506 (6M)
20160120 (6M)
20161201 (6M)
20171129 (6M)

Martin Fry explores how by the mid-1980s the New Romantic movement was beginning to wane.

Martin Fry explores how by the mid 1980s the New Romantic movement was beginning to wane and examines the bands that rode the storm and those that went under. With contributions from Trevor Horn, Muriel Gray, Robert Sandall and Dr Mike Brocken.

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6M07 LASTThe Legacy2011101320121018
20130905 (6M)
20140710 (6M)
20150507 (6M)
20160121 (6M)
20161202 (6M)

Martin Fry examines the lasting influence of the New Romantic period.

Martin Fry examines the lasting influence of the New Romantic period, with contributions from Rusty Egan, Robert Sandall, producer Steve Levine and Robert Elms.