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ABC
Formed: 1980 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
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266 Ratings
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Martin Fry, Mark Lickley, Andy Newmark, David Palmer, David Robinson, Steve Singleton, Alan Spenner, Mark White, David Yarritu, Dave Wyndham, ...See All
Biography: One of the most popular new wave bands of the early '80s, the British group ABC built upon the detached, synthesized R&B pop of David Bowie and Roxy Music, adding a self-conscious, campy sense of theatrics and style. Under the direction of vocalist Martin Fry, the group scored several catchy, synth-driven ...Read full biography
The Lexicon Of Love [Digitally Remastered]
Released: 1982
Label: ISLAND MERCURY
Critics' Rating:
ABC's debut album combined the talents of the Sheffield, U.K.-based band, particularly lead singer Martin Fry, a fashion plate of a frontman with a Bryan Ferry fixation, and the inventive production style ...Read full review
How To Be A Zillionaire [Remastered]
Released: 1985
Label: Island Def Jam
Critics' Rating:
Moving away from the guitar histrionics of Beauty Stab, Martin Fry reduced ABC to a duo of himself and Mark White for 1985's danceable How to Be a...Zillionaire! Incorporating light hip-hop rhythms, ABC ...Read full review
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