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The Go Gos is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles that has been performing live since its founding in 1978. Since its premiere, it has gone on to set standards that have defined genres such as pop rock and new wave. They are also a legend as the first ever American all female rock band to write their own songs and to top the charts. This Californian group is therefore an iconic part of the history of music and a band that is definitely one to catch live, as many do after buying The Go Gos tickets. Their history is divided into two different eras. They were active until 1985, after which they went on hiatus and returned for performances in 1990 and 1994.
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The Go Gos returned to the limelight in 1999 and have been active since then. Their music, incomparable to any other bands, has been released by labels such as IRS Records and Beyond Records. The band today is home to Belinda Carlisle, Jane Wiedlin, Charlotte Caffey, Kathy Valentine and Gina Schock. Former members of the band include Paula Jean Brown, Margot Olavarria and Elissa Bello. As the first band to play their own instruments and release album that topped the Billboard Album charts, they have a history filled with struggles, hard work and success. Their first album sold more than three million copies, was certified triple platinum and has gone down in history as one of the most successful debuts ever in music.
The Go Gos began as a punk rock band, highly active in the local Los Angeles scene, and played at venues such as the Whisky A Go Go and The Masque. With time, the band soon shifted to a more power pop sound from punk rock roots, blending the two create a pop rock sound. They then began to work on a demo, recorded at Gold Star Studios in 1979. In 1980, they performed with Madness during the British band’s American tour in Los Angeles and in England. This led to the band touring much of England during the first half of that year and gaining a fan following in the UK. Their first song was We Got the Beat, released in the UK through Stiff Records. In the UK, many rock and pop fans saw the band live through cheap The Go Gos tickets.
In 1981, The Go Gos were signed onto IRS Records and released their first album, Beauty and the Beat soon after in the US. The album was a massive success, topping the Billboard charts for six weeks and received a triple platinum certification after selling several million copies. The album was also successful in Canada where it was certified platinum and ranked second on the charts. It was also highly successful in Australia and has been ranked as one the Greatest Albums of All Time by the Rolling Stone magazine. Two of this album’s singles, We Got the Beat and Our Lips Are Sealed were very popular songs in the US and are still ranked today as one of the most popular singles of all time.
With a highly successful album commercially and critically with a Grammy Award nomination, they grew and released several more albums. After a hiatus during the late eighties and early nineties, the band returned in 1999 and has since then performed live all over the world, gaining thousands of fans and selling many more albums. With over seven million albums sold to date and platinum certified albums to its name, this is one pop rock phenomenon best experienced live after purchasing cheap The Go Gos tickets.
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