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1982 Bananarama invent the New Wave girl-group archetype
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1982 Bananarama invent the New Wave girl-group archetype

Their hits include "Shy Boy," "I Heard a Rumour" and the immortal "Robert De Niro's Waiting." Somehow, they manage to go through their entire career looking hot and bored at the same time.

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