Tag Archives: Yazoo

4Ever Songs: DAF ‘Dear Mussolini’

The early 80s was a golden age for pop duos: OMD, Soft Cell, Associates, Tears for Fears, Blancmange, Yazoo, Cabaret Voltaire, Wham! With their homoerotic image and Nazi-baiting lyrics, Gabi Delgado-López and Robert Görl were synth-disco rebels bent on pulverising the rulebook.

DAF (standing for Deutsch-Amerikanische Freundschaft, which means German-American Friendship) actually started out in Düsseldorf.  Only with their third album, 1981’s Alles Ist Gut, did they cement their identity as an electronic duo.

Best Covers: International Teachers Of Pop ‘Another Brick In The Wall’

International Teachers Of Pop have shared a crisp Pink Floyd cover, re-working the prog giants’ classic single ‘Another Brick In The Wall’.

Latching on to the pop possibilities of Roger Waters & Co., this new version recalls everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Yazoo, a glitzy retro-futuristic vision of electronic chic.