10 Songs to Introduce You to Blondie
    • TUESDAY, MAY 02, 2017

    • Posted by: Alyssa Torres

    Blondie created music that blended many genres, such as new wave, pop, rock and even a little disco at times. They influenced many rock 'n' roll artists all over the world. Formed in New York in 1974, Blondie became commercially successful, first in the UK and then back in the states. With recurring number one hits, Blondie impressed many with with their diverse sound. Now, they are back with their new album, Pollinator, which is set to be released on May 5th. If you want to get more familiar with their hits before digging into the new project, or if you just want to reminisce about all of their finest moments, we've put together 10 of our favorite songs that will help you do just that.

    1. "Denis"

    "Denis" was a hit from the 60s originally by Randy & The Rainbows, which was brought back by Blondie and became their first taste of success.

    2. "Heart Of Glass"

    This song not only become a worldwide hit, but it's also just totally timeless, with Debbie Harry's hypnotic vocals and contagious tinge of disco.

    3. "Rapture"

    The truly unique Blondie rap at 1:55 blew everyone's mind and showed they're aren't afraid to take risks.

    4. "One Way Or Another"

    We heard it in our favorite movies and least favorite commercials. Catchy and simply a classic.

    5. "Hanging On The Telephone"

    This rebellious track incorporates Harry's powerhouse vocals and a mini-but-fearless guitar solo.

    6. "Dreaming"

    Try listening to this song without jumping around everywhere and air guitar-ing while you sing into your hairbrush.

    7. "Call Me"

    One word: PUNK!

    8. "Atomic"

    With a mix of disco, new wave, and rock, this combo made for another hit.

    9. "The Tide Is High"

    One of their more reggae-tinged tracks, "The Tide Is High" became another instant hit.

    10. "Maria"

    Their comeback song that was in the top ten charts in the UK and USA.

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