Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein.[1] The band was a pioneer in the early American new wave and punk scenes of the mid-late 1970s. Its first two albums contained strong elements of these genres, and although successful in the United Kingdom and Australia, Blondie was regarded as an underground band in the United States until the release of Parallel Lines in 1978. Over the next three years, the band achieved several hit singles[2] including "Heart of Glass", "Call Me", "Rapture" and "The Tide Is High" and became noted for its eclectic mix of musical styles incorporating elements of disco, pop, reggae, and early rap music.

Blondie broke up after the release of its sixth studio album The Hunter in 1982. Debbie Harry continued to pursue a solo career with varied results after taking a few years off to care for partner Chris Stein, who was diagnosed with pemphigus, a rare autoimmune disease of the skin.[3] The band re-formed in 1997, achieving renewed success and a number one single in the United Kingdom with "Maria" in 1999, exactly 20 years after their first UK No.1 single ("Heart of Glass").

The group toured and performed throughout the world[4] during the following years, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.[5] Blondie has sold 40 million records worldwide[6][7] and is still active. The band's tenth studio album Ghosts of Download, was released in 2014 and their eleventh studio album Pollinator was released on May 5, 2017.



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Review: Debbie Harry and Blondie superb at the Tilles Center in New York
  –  October 16, 2017
Greenvale - Acclaimed rock group Blondie, featuring Debbie Harry, performed at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Greenvale on Long Island. A Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Debbie Harry kicked off their upbeat set on a sassy note with the spitfire ...
Johnny Rotten, Blondie and Siouxsie Sioux starring in Norwich punk photographic exhibition
  –  October 25, 2017
Stars featured include Johnny Rotten, lead singer of the Sex Pistols; Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie; The Clash ... Jonty Young, marketing manager of Norwich Lanes, said: “When punk rock started in the 1970s there was a passionate feeling in ...
John Kelly on Blondie's pop-punk classic Parallel Lines
  –  October 24, 2017
It still does. The first time I heard Blondie at proper volume was, appropriately enough, at a disco. I didn’t much like discos. I didn’t quite get the point of them and the music was usually rubbish. But then discos in my part of the world ...
How old is Debbie Harry, has she had plastic surgery, and when’s Blondie’s next UK 2017 tour?
  –  November 4, 2017
Here's the lowdown... Debbie Harry is an American singer-songwriter best-known for being the lead singer of new wave band Blondie. She turns 72 on July 1, 2017 but isn't letting her age get in the way of her music career after five decades on stage.
Rare Concert Photos Of Iggy Pop, Blondie, Talking Heads And More From The Smithsonian's New Collection
  –  October 22, 2017
Photo Hugh Brown /Smithsonian Books Listening to an album from bands like Blondie, Iggy and the Stooges or The Clash simply cannot compare to seeing them live, because these bands put on a stage show that's even more exciting than their music. And while ...


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