Art pop is a style of pop originally intended to refer to musicians who were drawn to the postmodern integration of "high art" and "low art". Some of the most famous examples are David Bowie, Björk and Kate Bush.
Since the 2000s, critics and bloggers have often deployed the tag interchangeably with "avant-pop", "experimental pop", or "progressive pop". This has effectively corrupted the "art pop" label, with most people understanding it to mean virtually… read more
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