AutoMatic 80s

80s Band - Auckland

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Artist Bio

  • Artist Type Bands
  • Location Auckland
  • Genre 80s
  • Members 6
  • Price Premium

AutoMatic 80s is New Zealand’s leading eighties touring show.  Featuring the very best new romantic and new wave hits, AutoMatic 80s perform songs by The Pretenders, Simple Minds, The Police, Billy Idol, INXS, Roxette, David Bowie, Devo, Frankie Goes to Hollywood and many more. Their live, loud and pumping performances will transport you back to those heady, youthful times!

AutoMatic 80s features world class musicians including Justin Maclaren - a dynamic vocalist and frontman with an unrelenting, punchy stage presence, vocals and keys by Pearl Runga - top session vocalist and one of the legendary Runga sisters, Bobby Kennedy - Drummer for Opshop & StereoBus, lead guitar & vocals by Danny McCrum - worked alongside Eric Clapton, Bryan Ferry, John Mayer, Simple Minds, and Clint Harris - bassist for Opshop & The Feelers, with occasional special guest appearances by Boh Runga.

Hundreds of hours of pre-production and attention to detail create an authentic live eighties music experience that enthrals and delights audiences nationwide. It’s virtually impossible to keep yourself from hitting the dance floor and singing at the top of your lungs. Great quality sound, top musicianship, great songs, mesmerising lighting, high impact backdrops and an electric atmosphere makes the AutoMatic 80s a ‘must see’ show!


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Audio Samples

AutoMatic 80s - Call Me (LIVE)

AutoMatic 80s - Rock The Casbah (LIVE)

Song List

Get Into The Groove - Madonna
Girls On Film - Duran Duran
Heart of Glass - Blondie
Beds are Burning- Midnight Oil
Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
Call Me - Blondie
Chinea Girl - David Bowie
Don’t Get Me Wrong - The Pretenders
Don’t you forget about Me - Simple Minds
Don’t you want Me baby - Human League
Need You Tonight - INXS
Never Tear Us apart - INXS
Relax - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Electric Blue - Icehouse
Hot in the City - Billy Idol
Kids in America - Kim Wilde
Love on Your side - Thompson Twins
Message in a Bottle - The Police
Opportunities - Pet Shop Boys
Pleasure And Pain - The Divinyls
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Rock the Casbah - The Clash
Running / Sweet Dreams / Here Comes The Rain (medley)
Safety Dance - Dead Or Alive
Send Me an Angel - Real Life
She drives Me crazy - Fine Young Cannibals
She’s Got The Look - Roxette
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
The Look of Love - ABC
Walk Like An Eyptian - The Bangles
Whip it - Devo