Athus, a small town in Belgium, may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of new wave music. However, it is the hometown of one of the most influential bands of the genre – the New Wave Band from Athus.
Formed in 1979, this band quickly gained recognition for their unique sound and captivating performances. They were the first band to be signed on Play it again Sam records, a label known for its support of emerging artists.
During their initial run from 1979 to 1987, the New Wave Band from Athus released several critically acclaimed albums that solidified their place in the music industry. Their music was a perfect blend of catchy melodies, synthesizers, and introspective lyrics, which resonated with a wide audience.
After their disbandment in 1987, fans were left longing for more. But in 2008, to the delight of their loyal followers, the New Wave Band from Athus decided to reform. Since then, they have periodically performed and recorded, much to the excitement of their fans.
Their reunion shows have been nothing short of spectacular. The band effortlessly transports the audience back to the golden era of new wave, with their energetic performances and timeless hits. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a newcomer to their music, their live shows are an experience you won’t want to miss.
In addition to their live performances, the band has also released new music in recent years. Their latest album, titled ‘Revival’, showcases their evolution as artists while staying true to their signature sound. It’s a testament to their enduring talent and creativity.
The New Wave Band from Athus has left an indelible mark on the music industry. Their influence can be heard in the work of countless bands and artists that followed in their footsteps. They continue to inspire and captivate audiences with their music, proving that the spirit of new wave is alive and well.