Thomas Dolby’s “She Blinded Me with Science” is one of the catchiest electronic tracks of the eighties, a hit-making revolutionary use of at-the-time rare synthesizer.
The 1982 hit “She Blinded Me with Science” is considered by many to be a one-hit-wonder and one of the greatest songs of the eighties. The classic was created specifically so that Thomas Dolby could direct the zany video – the song came after the storyboard.
Dolby was a popular musician in the UK but nothing compared to the acclaim he earned with this catchy track. With the digitally created masterpiece using a Moog synthesizer, he captured the attention of American listeners.
The synth sounds were new to the industry, with Dolby doing his part to make electronic music more mainstream. The artist is said to be ahead of his time as a music innovator but still only made a true impact with this unforgettable song.