Euro Pop is a genre of music that emerged in Europe in the 1980s and 1990s and is characterized by the use of synthetic sounds, poppy melodies and usually a solo female or male vocalist. Euro Pop is usually carried by electronic instruments and vocals, and is characterized by its commercial tendencies and party atmosphere.
The roots of Euro Pop lie in Italo Disco and Euro Disco of the 1970s and 1980s. Artists such as Giorgio Moroder, Cerrone and Donna Summer shaped the genre with their synthetic sounds and poppy melodies and were considered the forerunners of Euro Pop.
In the 1990s, Euro Pop was popularized by artists such as Ace of Base, Aqua and Eiffel 65. These artists focused on catchy, poppy melodies and were known for their party-ready songs.
One of the most style-defining albums of Euro Pop is "The Sign" by Ace of Base, which was released in 1993. This album was characterized by its poppy melodies and danceable beats and became an international hit.
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Euro Pop was popularized by artists such as Ateens, Samantha Fox and Modern Talking. These artists focused on catchy, poppy melodies and were known for their party-ready songs.
Euro Pop is particularly well suited for licensing in movies, TV shows, and commercials that want to convey a party-ready atmosphere. It is also often played in clubs and festivals and is popular with music fans looking for danceable, poppy songs.
Other well-known artists of the Euro Pop genre include La Bouche, Haddaway, 2 Unlimited, Captain Jack and Vengaboys. One of the most style-defining albums of Euro Pop is "Planet Pop" by AQUA, which was released in 2000. This album was characterized by its poppy melodies and danceable beats and became an international hit.
Euro Pop has also had an influence on other styles of music, such as Eurodance and Bubblegum Dance.
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