The Romantics

The Romantics

What follows is the story of a bunch of hard working street kids from the East side of Detroit who became one of the most influential and memorable bands emanating from one of music's most important periods.... Formed on Valentine's Day, 1977, Wally Palmar, Jimmy Marinos, Mike Skill and Rich Cole -- the original Romantics -- were tough kids escaping hard work, probably in machine shops or factories, but they weren't punks. They were a response to the nihilism of the U.K. punks.

And The Romantics were simple; the best of their music was a joyful... more