Vince Clarke and singer Alison Moyet of Yazoo discuss mixing electronic music with blues vocals.
Vince Clarke had a number of reasons for parting company with Depeche Mode despite the band's popularity and success but mainly because,
I wanted to do something different.
The synthesizer is the main instrument for Yazoo and Vince Clarke uses a computer to create an electronic show, but that does not mean their style of music is any less valid as
Synthesisers and electronic instruments are kind of settling into the realm of other instruments.
In theory Alison Moyet's rhythm and blues voice might not suit an electronic pop band, but in fact the combination of the two have been very successful. The two met while working on a single together, and have not looked back,
We decided that we liked what each other did, so we decided to make it a more permanent venture.
This episode of 'Anything Goes' was broadcast on 3 April 1982. The presenter is Dave Heffernan.
‘Anything Goes’ was a young people’s programme on RTÉ Television which went out on Saturday mornings. Presented by Aonghus McAnally, Kathy Parke, Dave Heffernan, Mary FitzGerald and Mary Frances Calayco, it was first broadcast on 4 October 1980 and continued for 6 years.