by Talia Page
Sunday night, legendary British new wave band, The Psychedelic Furs, took to the tiny stage at Maxwell's in Hoboken for the second night in a row to play their hits and induce 80s nostalgia for all. Fronted by singer/ songwriter Richard Butler, the current lineup of The Furs treated a largely Gen-X audience to songs including "Pretty in Pink" (famously swiped by John Hughes for his popular 80s movie of the same name) "Heartbreak Beat", "Love My Way", "Heaven", and "The Ghost In You". Mars Williams kept true to 1980s post-punk sound, with plentiful saxophone solos, even swapping for a clarinet at times, proving that woodwind instruments have come a long way since "Hot Cross Buns."
The Psychedelic Furs play again tonight in Englewood, NJ, before heading to Londonderry, NH and Toronto for additional tour dates.