One could say that this song hasn’t aged because the club scene hasn’t aged. There have been shifts in the genre, but they come down to different artists finding new ways of doing the same thing for the most part. However, the core purpose of this kind of commercial music hasn’t changed. “Hot” isn’t trying to be boundary-pushing or original. It’s just trying to be a catchy song you can dance to.
Visage was a massively influential synthpop band from London in 1978, founded by Midge Ure and Rusty Egan. The band is best known for their single “Fade to Grey,” which