Originally Posted by carlgrace
One of the interesting things about pop music is the long chain of influence. We hear a lot of Yazoo in your music, for example (I'm assuming they are one of the bands you are not familiar with). Since De/Vision are somewhat influenced by Yazoo (although darker), you're influenced by Yazoo by proxy. (And they were influenced by Abba, etc.) Fascinating stuff.
You're absolutely right. And although the names Yazoo and Men Without Hats didn't ring a bell with me at first, when I listened to them I recognised some of their songs.