Devo is a highly acclaimed and veteran new age band with a signature robotic style that became famous during the early 1980s. The classic hitmaking lineup consisted of two sets of brothers, the Mothersbaughs (Mark and Bob) and the Casales (Gerald and Bob), along with Alan Myers, with a number of personnel changes over the years. They are best known for the new wave classic, "Whip It" (1980).

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Whip It (1980)
  • Working In The Coal Mine (1981)
  • Theme From Doctor Detroit (1983)

Pop charts debut year: 1980

Years active: 1973-1984; 1988-1991; 1996-present

Genres: New wave, synth-pop, art punk, post-punk, art pop, rock, electronic rock, geek rock

Labels: Warner Bros., Full Moon, Backstreet, Virgin, Enigma, Rykodisc, Stiff, Restless


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