WRITER: Billy Currie, Midge Ure, Chris Cross, Warren Cann PRODUCER: Ultravox, Konrad "Conny" Plank LABEL: Chrysalis ALBUM: Vienna (1980)
"Partly pretentious, mostly melancholy, Vienna was ahead of its time. Despite winning a Brit Award for Best British Single, it was held at number 2 for 3 weeks by one-hit wonder Joe Dolces Shaddap you face".
WRITER: Labi Siffre PRODUCER: Clive Langer, Alan Winstanley LABEL: Stiff ALBUM: N/A
"After 9 hit singles and 3 successful albums Madness were flying high at the turn of the 80's. Reluctant to record someone eles's sweet natured love song, Keyboardist Mike Barson convinced the band to record Labi Siffre's 1971 UK hit "It Must Be Love" as he thought Suggs voice suited it".