Not very obscure with hits like In Cars but he made many an oddball electro track that were far from hits. He triggered a cascade of electro that made the 80s what it was [imo].
1979 – pleasure principle is the best lp
Are Friends Electric:
Down in the Park:
[Down in the Park is on the soundtrack to the movie Times Square a true 1979 coming of age movie with tons of the culture represented.]