Ultravox are a British new wave band, formed in London in 1973 that became a major influence on techno music.
There 1984 international hit reflected a time when anxiety over nuclear war was at a peak.
This song describes the horror that a nuclear war would bring. Lead singer and guitarist Midge Ure’s lyrics, describe the last day on earth after the bomb. The narrator hears the news that “It’s Over” and drives home to be with his lover.