Album: Vienna (1980)
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Ultravox was a British new wave and synth-pop band formed in 1974. Originally fronted by John Foxx, the band underwent a pivotal transformation when Midge Ure assumed lead vocals in 1980. It was during this era that Ultravox released their iconic song “Vienna”, a track that not only epitomized their signature blend of electronic and rock elements but also became a timeless anthem of the era.
“Vienna,” was on their 1980 album of the same name, and is celebrated for its hauntingly atmospheric synth melodies and Midge Ure’s emotive vocals. Vienna catapulted Ultravox to international stardom, solidifying their status as pioneers of the new wave movement and ensuring their enduring legacy in the history of modern music.