Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

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Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby Synthpopbean » 01 Sep 2019, 11:29

In your opinion? Can be more than one.

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby bobzilla77 » 03 Sep 2019, 05:41

Trans Europe Express, as sampled in Planet Rock.
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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby Positive Passion » 03 Sep 2019, 06:15

I'm lucky, by Joan Armatrading

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby never/ever » 03 Sep 2019, 09:27

While You Wait/Train On Twisted Tracks - New Musik

Love Action- Human League

Are Friends Electric? - Tubeway Army

New Gold Dream- Simple Minds
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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby trans-chigley express » 03 Sep 2019, 11:50

never/ever wrote:
Are Friends Electric? - Tubeway Army

From 1979

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby trans-chigley express » 03 Sep 2019, 11:51

Souvenir - OMD

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby never/ever » 03 Sep 2019, 12:00

trans-chigley express wrote:
never/ever wrote:
Are Friends Electric? - Tubeway Army

From 1979


Who cares. It's a timeless classic. :D
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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby fange » 03 Sep 2019, 13:12

Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
New Order - Your Silent Face
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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

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Like fast-moving clouds casting shadows against a hillside, the melody-loop shuddered with a sense of the sublime, the awful unknowable majesty of the world.

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby soundchaser » 03 Sep 2019, 14:41

Take On Me.

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby Powehi » 03 Sep 2019, 16:00

Oh my perfect cousin ..
His mother bought him a synthesizer
Got the Human League into advise her
Now he's making lots of noise
Playing along with the art school boys

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby pcqgod » 03 Sep 2019, 23:35

"Situation" by Yaz/Yazoo with Van Halen's "Jump" as runner up.
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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby The Slider » 04 Sep 2019, 08:56

Wishful Thinking by China Crisis
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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby bobzilla77 » 04 Sep 2019, 15:03

The intro to 1999.
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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 04 Sep 2019, 18:47

All the ones in Numan’s ‘Cars’
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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby trans-chigley express » 04 Sep 2019, 20:07

Tom Waits For No One wrote:All the ones in Numan’s ‘Cars’

1979 again :)

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 04 Sep 2019, 21:35

trans-chigley express wrote:
Tom Waits For No One wrote:All the ones in Numan’s ‘Cars’

1979 again :)


....but, but it was out only a few weeks before 'one of the greatest albums of the 80's' ©

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby Deebank » 05 Sep 2019, 12:26

Analogue only!

None of your DX7 rubbish or Fairlight cobblers!

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Re: Best all-time synth line of the 80s?

Postby Robert » 05 Sep 2019, 13:50

I am the Law - Human League
Enola Gay - OMITD
To Cut A Long Story Short - Spandau Ballet