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Nihilistic 'Jubilee' Sought Fit to Celebrate Nothing

Much like his former colleague Ken Russell, Derek Jarman knew which buttons to press when seeking to outrage the UK's moral majority.

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Are We Not New Wave?: Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s

In the early '80s, new wave’s most successful acts -- groups like the Cars, the Police, the Talking Heads, and newcomers the Go-Go’s -- had established themselves among the upper echelon of critically acclaimed and top-selling rock artists.

Theo Cateforis
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Dandy Pop Highwaymen: Adam and the Ants' "Stand and Deliver"

This riveting tune by the New Wave icons remains a potent reminder of the power of a well-written three-minute pop single.

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Jubilee (1978)

Derek Jarman's Jubilee is cagier than its simplistic 'resist the system' message suggests.

Todd R. Ramlow
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