Adam and the Ants - Dog Eat Dog (1980). The new romantic style was born with Adam Ant. This style of music - while many dismiss as simplistic - was a catchy combo of 1950s rockabilly with tribal beats and primitive howling vocals. Combine this with a highwayman / native high fashion sensibility and theatricality, and you have the basis for the excess, glamour, danceability and relative silliness of the New Romantic genre. Which I absolutely adored. It was fun music for a fun time.