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If only...

I love 80's music. Especially when it's by the Buggles because it's so exciting!!! Sadly, i'm ashamed of the music that has come out in my generation. If only I could live through the 80's; a time when there actually was talent in the music that was played....

Great 80's Synth Rock

This is a great album, it is a shame that The Buggles are only famous for "Video Killed The Radio Star," because there other songs are just as good if not better. Check it out.

So true

I worked in radio for years and when I saw MTV and this Video I thought true Video will kill the radio star..and the days of all music stations on AM went the way of pay phones, non remote control TV's, and TV Test Patterns aint Progress great!


Formed: 1979 in Wimbledon, London, England

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s

As the answer to the trivia question "What was the first act ever played on MTV?" 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 first single, "Video Killed the Radio Star," hit number one in the U.K. in late 1979. When MTV went on the air on August 1, 1981, the prophetically titled song's video was the first-ever broadcast on the...
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