Bands who changed their musical style
18 September 2019, 16:53 | Updated: 18 September 2019, 16:56
On 25 July 1965, Bob Dylan shocked fans by going electric, paving the way for bands to become musical chameleons. See the best examples here...
Today marks 38 years to the day that Depeche Mode released their Just Can't Get Enough single.
But since then, Dave Gahan and the electro pioneers have changed their style and sound many times over.
Which bands have changed their sound the most?
Before: poptastic tinkly electro pop.
After: gloomy, moody electro ROCK.
Before: Stone Roses-influenced baggy.
After: Rolling Stones-influenced rock and roll.
Ocean Colour Scene
Before: shuffly baggy.
After: Mods mods mods.
Before: gloomy, long-raincoated post-punk.
After: Hi-NRG electro disco.
Before: eccentric, witty post-punk.
After: doom-laden, gothic soundscapes.
Before: retro garage rock.
After: “substance”-fuelled dance anthems.
Before: unskilled hardcore punk.
After: accomplished hip hop.