The Top Ten Revealed: Second British Invasion (AXS TV, 25 June 2024)

The Top Ten Revealed

AXS TV presents a brand new episode of The Top Ten Revealed, titled “Second British Invasion,” airing on Tuesday 25 June 2024. The episode explores and celebrates the best of the Second British Invasion, a musical movement that saw an influx of British artists gain popularity and commercial success in the United States during the 1980s and 1990s.

Hosted by Katie Daryl, this installment features a panel of renowned music experts and icons, including Gina Schock, Jack Osbourne, and Riki Rachtman. Together, they explore the impact of the Second British Invasion on the American music industry, discussing the bands and artists who left their mark during this period.

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The episode provides a comprehensive overview of the era, highlighting the diverse range of genres that emerged, from new wave and synth-pop to heavy metal and grunge. It also examines how British artists built on the success of the First British Invasion of the 1960s, led by bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, and created a new wave of excitement and innovation in the US music scene.

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Through insightful commentary and analysis, the panel counts down the top bands of the Second British Invasion, shedding light on their unique sounds, influential lyrics, and cultural impact. They discuss the factors that contributed to the success of these artists in the US, including their musical talent, innovative styles, and ability to connect with audiences on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Top Ten Revealed: Second British Invasion airs on AXS TV on Tuesday, 25 June 2024, at 8:00 PM.

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