Formed 1980.

English 80s pop group

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Martin Fry chats to Steve Wright

ABC frontman Martin Fry talks about performing their classic album The Lexicon Of Love.

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ABC are an English new wave group that first came to prominence in the early 1980s. Their 1982 debut album, The Lexicon of Love, was a UK number one and they achieved ten UK and five US Top 40 hit singles between 1981 and 1990. The band, now essentially singer Martin Fry, continues to tour and released their eighth studio album, Traffic, in 2008.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Traffic

    Traffic 2008

    Reviewed by Daryl Easlea
    Fry has recorded something equalling his all-time best.
  2. Review of The Lexicon Of Love

    The Lexicon Of Love 2004

    Reviewed by Rob Webb
    What a joy to hear this album again. It underpins just what a sharp band ABC were:...
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