I love this period of music. I love The Cure, The Smiths, Talking Heads, Siouxsie, Depeche Mode, blah blah blah. Even Duran Duran. I was into all of this kind of music before I discovered Black Metal or Death Metal and I still enjoy it. In real life, I might get my ass kicked at a show if someone knew that. But I can't change who I am, and I refuse to believe that these styles are talentless or emotionless. Not to say there's not a lot of shit in there, but many of my favorite bands of all time are from the late 70's and the 80's. Not all of it is your basic pop music either, there is a lot of experimental bands and I think goth music was a really fresh musical genre but quickly became stale and is more or less dead now (new bands that call themselves goth or goth metal are pretty much horrid). Am I alone in my appreciation of these musical styles? Probably, but if not I'd like to know how other people like me feel about loving metal and new wave at the same time.