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Encyclopedia > M (band)
M

"Pop Muzik" by M, featuring the band's logo
Background information
Origin Flag of England London
Genre(s) New Wave
Years active 1979-1981
Label(s) Sire/Warner Bros. Records (US)
Associated
acts
Level 42
Website robinscott.org
Members
Brigit Vinchon
Robin Scott
Mark King
Wally Badarou
Phil Gould
For other uses see M (disambiguation)

M is the name of Robin Scott's musical collaboration who had a UK hit in April 1979 with the track Pop Muzik, featuring the distinctive vocals of Brigit Vinchon. Pop Muzik reached No. 1 in the US on November 3, 1979, and earlier that same year had reached No. 2 in the UK charts. Other members of M at one time or another included Mark King, Wally Badarou and Phil Gould, who were later to become Level 42. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The term New Wave has been used to describe several movements in art. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Sire Records Company is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group and distributed through Warner Bros. ... Warner Bros. ... Level 42 is a popular British pop and funk band. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mark King (born 20 October 1958) is the lead singer and bass player of the band Level 42. ... Wally Badarou (born March 22nd 1955 in Paris) is a musician from Benin. ... Phil Gould is a British professional drummer from the Isle of Wight in southern England. ... M is the thirteenth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The song Pop Muzik was performed by Robin Scott, also known as M. He was a producer and musician, and the song was written as his resume of 25 years of pop music and being in the music business since 1954. ... is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Mark King (born 20 October 1958) is the lead singer and bass player of the band Level 42. ... Wally Badarou (born March 22nd 1955 in Paris) is a musician from Benin. ... Phil Gould is a British professional drummer from the Isle of Wight in southern England. ... Level 42 is a popular British pop and funk band. ...


M had three other singles that achieved UK chart entry, Moonlight And Muzak (No. 33 in Dec 1979), That's The Way The Money Goes (No. 45 in March 1980) and Official Secrets, which reached No. 64 in November 1980.


M released three albums: New York • London • Paris • Munich in 1979, The Official Secrets Act in 1980 and Famous Last Words in 1981. A fourth album, recorded as Robin Scott with Shikisha was recorded in 1984, but not released until 1998. Singles from New York • London • Paris • Munich Released: 1979 Released: 1979 Released: 1979 New York • London • Paris • Munich is Ms first album, released in 1979, the title being taken from a line in the chorus of the April 1979 hit single Pop Muzik, an extended version of which is... The Official Secrets Act was Ms second album, released in 1980. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Trivia

  • David Bowie provided handclaps on "Pop Muzik".
  • M's first single "Moderne Man" was later remixed with "Satisfy Your Lust", the b-side of "That's The Way The Money Goes", and appear as a medley on the album New York • London • Paris • Munich. The original single releases appear on the 1997 CD re-release.
  • A remixed version of Pop Muzik was played before each concert of U2's PopMart tour.

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Singles

  • "Moderne Man"
  • "Pop Muzik" (1979) UK #2, US #1
  • "Moonlight And Muzak" (1979) UK #33
  • "That's The Way The Money Goes" (1980) UK #45
  • "Official Secrets" (1980) UK #64
  • "Keep It To Yourself"
  • "Danube" (Brigit Novik on vocals)
  • "Eureka" (as Robin Scott)
  • "Crazy Zulu" (as Robin Scott)
  • "Pop Muzik" (1989 remix)

The song Pop Muzik was performed by Robin Scott, also known as M. He was a producer and musician, and the song was written as his resume of 25 years of pop music and being in the music business since 1954. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The song Pop Muzik was performed by Robin Scott, also known as M. He was a producer and musician, and the song was written as his resume of 25 years of pop music and being in the music business since 1954. ...

Albums

  • New York • London • Paris • Munich (1979)
  • The Official Secrets Act (1980)
  • Famous Last Words (1981)
  • 'M' - The History (2004)

Singles from New York • London • Paris • Munich Released: 1979 Released: 1979 Released: 1979 New York • London • Paris • Munich is Ms first album, released in 1979, the title being taken from a line in the chorus of the April 1979 hit single Pop Muzik, an extended version of which is... The Official Secrets Act was Ms second album, released in 1980. ...

References

The cover of the 1989 7th edition of the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles Guinness World Records - British Hit Singles & Albums is a music reference book, published in the United Kingdom, by Hit Entertainment, the company that owns such childrens entertainment brands as Bob the Builder and Thomas...

External links

  • http://www.robinscott.org/ Robin Scott Official site

 
 

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