Madness Biography (Wikipedia)
Madness are an English ska band from Camden Town, London, that formed in 1976. One of the most prominent bands of the late 1970s and early 1980s 2 Tone ska revival, they continue to perform with their most recognised line-up of seven members.
Madness achieved most of their success in the early to mid-1980s. Both Madness and UB40 spent 214 weeks on the UK singles charts over the course of the decade, holding the record for most weeks spent by a group in the 1980s UK singles charts. However, Madness achieved this in a shorter time period (1980–1986).
Madness have had 15 singles reach the UK top ten, one UK number one single ("House of Fun") and two number ones in Ireland, "House of Fun" and "Wings of a Dove".
- Glastonbury - Madnesshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zglk9.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zglk9.jpg2016-06-24T10:00:00.000ZSuggs and company perform some of their biggest hits.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03ybdt4
Glastonbury - Madness
- Lee Thompsonhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03frss1.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03frss1.jpg2016-01-17T17:40:00.000ZLee Thompson chats to Johnnie Walker about his 70s with Madness!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03frss3
- Cathal Smyth Live in Sessionhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02t4ml1.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02t4ml1.jpg2015-06-07T13:05:00.000ZCathal Smyth of Madness plays two songs live for Sir Terry on Weekend Woganhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02t4mlp
Cathal Smyth Live in Session
- Clive Langer on Madness, Shipbuilding and new ventureshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02f6dc7.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02f6dc7.jpg2014-12-14T14:26:00.000ZSuper-producer Clive Langer talks about fronting his own band after 35 years of producing iconic albums for others (including Elvis Costello, Morrissey and The Teardrop Explodes).http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02f6dfv
Clive Langer on Madness, Shipbuilding and new ventures
- Madness cover 'Keep Me Hangin' On'http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p029bd9p.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p029bd9p.jpg2014-10-24T14:09:00.000ZThe Nutty Boys do an amazing ska version of The Supremes Motown classic!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p029bdbq
Madness cover 'Keep Me Hangin' On'
- Madness - Our House (Later Archive 1999)http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00zsrs1.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00zsrs1.jpg2012-10-15T16:20:00.000ZMadness perform Our House on Later... with Jools Holland in 1999.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p00zsrtc
Madness - Our House (Later Archive 1999)
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