Songs from American Dad
October 1, 2012 12:04 PM   Subscribe

I really like some of the songs in the "Hot Water!" episode of American Dad, performed by Cee Lo Green. I'm especially thinking of the songs starting at 0:09 and 3:36 in this poor quality YouTube medley. What genre of music is this (70s? 80s?) and can you suggest songs for a playlist with this feel.
posted by 2bucksplus to Media & Arts (5 answers total)
I'd call that "generic early 80' synth-pop". Look into Wham!, Erasure, Petshop Boys, etc.
posted by cosmicbandito at 12:15 PM on October 1, 2012

The second bit reminds me of Level 42
posted by interplanetjanet at 4:37 PM on October 1, 2012

You need Chromeo in your life.
posted by capricorn at 7:52 PM on October 1, 2012

Seconding cosmicbandito. The second song especially could be right off the Beverly Hills Cop soundtrack. Check out A-Ha, too.

Also, thanks for making me figure out you can link to anywhere in a YT video!
posted by Room 641-A at 11:06 PM on October 1, 2012

Ready for the World
Jermaine Stewart
Orange "Juice" Jones
Morris Day
Al B. Sure
Real Life
Level 42
Scritti Politti
Alexander O'Neal
Human League

And I’m putting these here just because they’re badass
posted by bongo_x at 12:57 AM on October 2, 2012

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