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Wave Runner : Short Waves : 04

Wave Runner : Short Waves : 04

Playing tracks by

Thompson Twins, Blancmange, Martin Dupont, Yazoo and Black.

Chart positions

This show was 17th in the global new wave chart, 18th in the global synth-pop chart, 42nd in the global alternative chart and 76th in the global indie chart.

30 minute episodes of 80’s New Wave, Synthpop & New Romantic music with commentary on each song, the date of release and some very brief histories. Not too long, not too short! Just 30 minutes of nostalgic time travel to a magical era of fun and fashion! Hosted by Motuvius Rex, Wave Runner is a program of Radio Arcane based in Louisville, Kentucky.


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William Wayne Minor

That song by Black is great. Never even heard of them.

Wave Runner Romantic

01 : Thompson Twins - Kamikaze (1983)
02 : Blancmange - Game Above My Head (1984)
03 : Martin Dupont - He Saw The Light (1987)
04 : Yazoo - Nobody's Diary (1983)
05 : Black - Everything's Coming Up Roses (1987)