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Birth Place: Sheffield, England
Years Active: 1980-present
Genres: New Wave, Synthpop, Pop Rock

ABC is an English New Wave band that formed in 1978 when vocalist Martin Fry wrote an article on the band for a local magazine. Then known as Vice Versa, Fry was asked to join the group as keyboard player. He quickly took the role as lead vocalist accompanying co-songwriter and guitarist Mark White, saxophonist Stephen Singleton and David Robinson on drums. In 1981 ABC released the single “Tears Are Not Enough” which became a Top 20 hit in the U.K. charts and a prelude to the hugely successful debut album “The Lexicon of Love” which reached #1 in the U.K. and #24 in the U.S. charts. The album spawned three Top 10 U.K. singles “Poison Arrow,” “The Look of Love,” and “All Of... Continue Bio >>

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