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Mad World: 80s New Wave Rock Acts in Their Own Words

Music fans have already seen songs of the 1960s get their due and the sounds of the 1970s have been endlessly analyzed as well. But what about the 1980s?  The authors of a new book are celebrating the music of the era.   It doesn’t matter if you don’t know your Devo from your Ultravox -- "Mad World" is an oral history that will put those bands in context and tell the stories behind 35 hits from what author Lori Majewski calls “the last golden age of pop,” the years...

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