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Wave Runner : Short Waves : 11

Wave Runner : Short Waves : 11

Playing tracks by

A Flock Of Seagulls, Chris & Cosey, Cathedral Of Tears, Cabaret Voltaire and Ultravox.

Chart positions

This show was 10th in the global new wave chart, 10th in the global synth-pop chart, 29th in the global alternative chart and 49th 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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I neglected to say that the song Modern Love Is Automatic by A Flock Of Seagulls was released in 1981 as an EP before the first album was released in 1982, which the song is also on, but there it is. That’s what happens when you drink and talk off the cuff: you forget things. Lol

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Tracklist -
01 : A Flock Of Seagulls - Modern Love Is Automatic (1981)
02 : Chris & Cosey - Stolen Kisses (1985)
03 : Cathedral Of Tears - A Situation Of (1984)
04 : Cabaret Voltaire - Blue Heat (1984)
05 : Ultravox - Reap The Wild Wind (1982)