- Clips (5)Latest ClipLevel 42's Mark King chats to Mark Goodier
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- Level 42's Mark King chats to Mark Goodierhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02s7s82.jpg2015-05-26T15:49:00ZThe Level 42 frontman discusses the band’s latest live album and DVD.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/d69ee229-2f36-494c-b104-9ae0d8be506b?clipfocus=p02s7ssxSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 8 mins
Level 42's Mark King chats to Mark Goodier
- Mark King of Level 42 talks to Simon Mayohttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0297vvc.jpg2014-10-23T13:39:00ZMark King harks back to the heyday of Level 42 and discusses his new album Sirenshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/d69ee229-2f36-494c-b104-9ae0d8be506b?clipfocus=p0297vvsSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 14 mins
Mark King of Level 42 talks to Simon Mayo
- Level 42 perform live on Madeley on Sundayhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0280xng.jpg2014-10-05T17:53:00ZLevel 42 sing live in session for Richard Madeley on BBC Radio 2 ahead of their UK tour.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/d69ee229-2f36-494c-b104-9ae0d8be506b?clipfocus=p0280zmdSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 19 mins
Level 42 perform live on Madeley on Sunday
- Mark King - Interviewhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020l8g8.jpg2014-06-07T21:00:00ZMark King from Level 42 joins Sara Cox to remember his time in the 80s.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/d69ee229-2f36-494c-b104-9ae0d8be506b?clipfocus=p020l8g9Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 9 mins
Mark King - Interview
- Mark King - Tracks of My Yearshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02clmsv.jpg2012-11-30T00:00:16ZKen invites Mark King from Level 42 to pick his favourites in Tracks of My Years.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/d69ee229-2f36-494c-b104-9ae0d8be506b?clipfocus=p01208c3Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 15 mins
Mark King - Tracks of My Years
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Level 42 are an English pop rock and jazz-funk band, who had a number of worldwide and UK hits during the 1980s and 1990s.
The band gained fame for their high-calibre musicianship—in particular that of Mark King, whose percussive slap-bass guitar technique provided the driving groove of many of the band's hits. The band are also known for the combination of King's lead vocals and keyboard player Mike Lindup's falsetto backing vocals.
After much success as a live and studio band in the 1980s, Level 42's commercial profile diminished during the early 1990s following a series of personnel changes and musical shifts. After disbanding in 1994, the band reformed in 2001.
Their most successful single in their homeland was "Lessons in Love", which reached number three on the UK Singles Chart, and number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, upon its release in 1986. The earlier single, "Something About You" was their most successful single in the States, reaching number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100.