Madness
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Madness

Madness Biography (Wikipedia)

Madness are an English ska band from Camden Town, north London, who formed in 1976. One of the most prominent bands of the late-1970s and early-1980s two-tone ska revival, they continue to perform with six of the seven members of their classic line-up.

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 did so in a shorter time period (1980–1986).

Madness have had 15 singles reach the UK top ten, which include "One Step Beyond", "Baggy Trousers" and "It Must Be Love", one UK number one single ("House of Fun") and two number ones in Ireland, "House of Fun" and "Wings of a Dove". "Our House" was their biggest US hit. In 2000 the band received the Ivor Novello Award from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors for Outstanding Song Collection.

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Madness Performances & Interviews


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Our House
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Our House
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My Girl
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My Girl
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It Must Be Love
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It Must Be Love
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House Of Fun
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House Of Fun
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Driving In My Car
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Driving In My Car
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Baggy Trousers
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Baggy Trousers
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(Waiting For) The Ghost Train
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(Waiting For) The Ghost Train
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One Step Beyond
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One Step Beyond
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Uncle Sam
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Uncle Sam
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Night Boat To Cairo
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Night Boat To Cairo
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Past BBC Events

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2016
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Hyde Park
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2016
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2016

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2016

Hyde Park
Glastonbury: 2016
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2016-06-25T11:21:43
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Jun
2016
Glastonbury: 2016

Glastonbury: 2016

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Worthy Farm, Pilton
Children in Need Rocks: 2013
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London
2013-11-13T11:21:43
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Nov
2013
Children in Need Rocks: 2013

Children in Need Rocks: 2013

London
Radio 2 In Concert: Madness
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London
2012-10-11T11:21:43
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Oct
2012
Radio 2 In Concert: Madness

Radio 2 In Concert: Madness

London
Glastonbury: 1986
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1986-06-20T11:21:43
20
Jun
1986

Glastonbury: 1986

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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