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Pet Shop Boys
The Smiths + New Order + Pet Shop Boys = bliss. For me, this is the supergroup to end all supergroups. (Screw The Traveling Wilburys).
It’s been a while since I did a top 10 list: PSB’s synthy sound made them hitmakers in the ’80s, but as hip-hop and grunge swelled in the ’90s, they settled into cult/club hero status.