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Formed: 1979 in England
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Disbanded: 1980
Group Members: Geoffrey Downes, Trevor Horn, Bruce Woolley, Simon Darlow, John Sinclair
Biography: As the answer to the trivia question "What was the first act ever played on MTV?," the Buggles assured their place in pop music history. Vocalist and bassist Trevor Horn and keyboardist Geoff Downes formed the electro-pop duo in England in 1979 after meeting two years prior as session musicians. Their ...Read full biography
The Age Of Plastic
Released: 1979
Label: Island Records
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The fun, quirky single "Video Killed the Radio Star" garnered The Buggles international attention in 1980, but it was just one of The Age of Plastic's fascinating, futuristic visions. From the title track's ...Read full review
Adventures in Modern Recording
Released: 1982
Label: ZTT Records
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It wasn't surprising that the Buggles' second release, Adventures in Modern Recording, didn't meet the expectations that 1980's internationally successful The Age of Plastic set. Both Horn and Downes had ...Read full review
More The Buggles albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (4)