When you look up the canon of new wave rock, the first page you turn to is The Psychedelic Furs. Sprung from the UK post-punk scene, they scored hits starting in the early 80's with Love My Way (featured in "Call Me By Your Name"), The Ghost in You (featured in "Stranger Things"), Heartbreak Beat, and the song that inspired the John Hughes movie, Pretty in Pink. In all, The Psychedelic Furs released seven studio albums, spawning several compilations, and influencing a new generation of alt rock artists, with Richard Butler's haunting voice and lyrics, Tim Butler’s bass, and one of the most iconic sounds of our time. We're thrilled to have them headlining the Main Stage.
Our teen reviewer says:
As someone who didn’t grow up in the 80’s, I have always admired the entirely groundbreaking and innovative rhythms and sounds that get me lost into their songs’ realm. From the popular movements like “The Ghost in You” and “Pretty in Pink” (which inspired the classic John Hughes film) to the more thoughtful and vulnerable bits like “Heaven” and “Love My Way,” every sound released from them feels like it’s coming from a dream of epic proportions.