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The band Deacon Blue was founded in 1985. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Glasgow. Generally, music journalists would define Deacon Blue’s style within the genre/s of pop rock, sophisti-pop, and other rock music.

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The Beautiful South

The Beautiful South were an English pop rock group formed in 1988 by Paul Heaton and Dave Hemingway, two former members of the Hull group The Housemartins, both of whom performed lead and backing vocals. Other members throughout the band's existence were forme... [wikipedia]
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Wet Wet Wet

Wet Wet Wet are a Scottish soft rock band formed in 1982. They scored a number of hits in the UK charts and around the world in the 1980s and 1990s. The band is composed of Graeme Clark (bass, vocals), Tommy Cunningham (drums, vocals), Neil Mitchell (keyboards... [wikipedia]
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Five Star

Five Star (also styled as 5 Star) are a British pop group, formed in 1983 and comprising siblings Stedman, Lorraine, Denise, Doris and Delroy Pearson. Between 1985 and 1988, Five Star had four Top 20 albums and 15 Top 40 singles in the UK, including the Top 10... [wikipedia]
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Del Amitri

Del Amitri are a Scottish alternative rock band formed in Glasgow in 1980. Between 1985 and 2002, the band released six studio albums. Their 1995 single "Roll to Me" reached number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. Five Del Amitri albums have reached the Top 10 in ... [wikipedia]
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Aztec Camera

Aztec Camera were a Scottish pop/new wave band formed by Roddy Frame, the group's singer, songwriter, and only consistent member. Formed in 1980, Aztec Camera released a total of six albums: High Land, Hard Rain (1983), Knife (1984), Love (1987), Stray (1990),... [wikipedia]
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Prefab Sprout

Prefab Sprout are an English pop band from Witton Gilbert, County Durham, England who rose to fame during the 1980s. Formed in 1978 in County Durham by brothers Paddy and Martin McAloon and joined by vocalist Wendy Smith in 1982, they released their debut albu... [wikipedia]
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The Housemartins

The Housemartins were an English indie pop group formed in Hull who were active in the 1980s, and charted three top ten albums and six top twenty singles in the UK. Many of their lyrics were a mixture of socialist politics and Christianity, reflecting the beli... [wikipedia]
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Big Country

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Then Jerico

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Danny Wilson

Danny Wilson were a Scottish pop group formed in Dundee, Scotland. The band was best known for its 1988 UK number 3 hit single "Mary's Prayer".... [wikipedia]
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The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers are a Scottish rock duo formed in 1983 by twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid, who were born 5 March 1962. They came to attention with their 1987 single "Letter from America", which reached No. 3 in the United Kingdom, and the 1988 single "I'm... [wikipedia]
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Alison Moyet

Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet ( MOY-ay; born 18 June 1961) is an English singer, songwriter and performer noted for her powerful bluesy contralto voice. She came to prominence as half of the duo Yazoo (also known as Yaz), but has since mainly worked as a solo ar... [wikipedia]
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The Blue Nile

The Blue Nile are a musical group from Glasgow, Scotland. The group's early music was built heavily on synthesizers and electronic instrumentation and percussion, although later works featured guitar more prominently. Following early championing by established... [wikipedia]
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M People

M People (stylised as MPeople) are an English dance music band that formed in 1990 and achieved success throughout most of the 1990s. The name M People is taken from the first letter of the first name of band member Mike Pickering, who formed the group. In Dec... [wikipedia]
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The Style Council

The Style Council were an English band formed in late 1982 by Paul Weller, the former singer, songwriter and guitarist with the punk rock/new wave/mod revival band the Jam, and keyboardist Mick Talbot, previously a member of Dexys Midnight Runners, the Bureau ... [wikipedia]
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Level 42

Level 42 are an English jazz-funk band formed on the Isle of Wight in 1979. They had a number of UK and worldwide hits during the 1980s and 1990s.... [wikipedia]
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What Genre is Deacon Blue?

Deacon Blue genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Deacon Blue. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of pop rock, sophisti-pop, and other rock music.

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