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Boy band
Stylistic origins Pop, R&B
Cultural origins Late 1970s, United Kingdom, and the United States, with precursors dating back to the mid-1950s.
Typical instruments Studio instrumentation: Vocals (usually in harmony), electronic backing, samplers, sequences. Usual live instrumentation: synthesizers, electric guitar, bass guitar, drum kit, piano, with an optional horn: either solo saxophone or horn section.