Official music video by The Buggles performing Elstree. C) 1980 Island Records.
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The Buggles, a duo consisting of bassist Trevor Horn and keyboardist Geoff Downes, have a discography of two studio albums, a compilation album and video live album, a promotional extended play, nine singles, and three music videos. The Buggles also produced three songs, "Back of My Hand" by The Jags, "Monkey Chop" by Dan-I, and "Film Star" by Tom Marshall
The Buggles - Elstree. Album: Age of Plastic. Translations: Italian. Action! I had a dream on a back lot. And saw my life like a long shot. I smile at faces in a picture parade. Of all the stills from the films that you've made. And you would see me in Essoldo 1. Up there drinking coffee at the "Girotondo". Elstree, 2 remember me. I had a part in a B movie. I played a man from History. Elstree, look at me. Now I work for the BBC. Life is not what it used to be. I took no dives in the fight scene.
Album The Age of Plastic. Action! : I had a dream on a back lot And saw my life like a long shot Of smiling faces in a picture parade Of all the stills from the films that you made That we would see in the Essoldo After drinking coffee at the Giocondo.
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The Buggles also had another British hits "The Plastic Age," "Clean Clean" and "Elstree". The members: Geoffrey Downes, Trevor Horn, John Sinclair, Simon Darlow. The second album, which was recorded after Horn's and Downes' working on Yes' Drama, was not less interesting. In all the Buggles recorded two albums plus some songs, which was included as bonus tracks on reissues. Adventures in Modern Recording.
Single by The Buggles. from the album The Age of Plastic. Johnny on the Monorail (A Very Different Version)". For example, the titles "Living in the Plastic Age", "Kid Dynamo", "Elstree" and "Johnny On The Monorail" are quite as effective in their melodies, their rhythms and their harmonies.
Lyrics to "Elstree" song by The Buggles: Action! I had a dream on a back lot And saw my life like a long shot Of smiling faces in a picture. Action! I had a dream on a back lot And saw my life like a long shot Of smiling faces in a picture parade Of all the stills from the films that you made That we would see in the Essoldo After drinking coffee at the (. condo? Giocondo?) Elstree, remember me? I had a part in a B movie I played a man from history Elstree, I look at me Now I work for the BBC Life is not what it used to be. I took no dives in the fight scene I had a stuntman keep my suit clean There's no technology to fake up a song They stop the orchestra if you get it wrong.
Album: The Age of Plastic (1980). Charted: 55. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Its name though is world famous, because it was home to the fledgeling British cinema industry. A studio was founded there in 1914, and it has been at the center of the British film (and later TV) industry ever since, though in 1980 when this song was released, it was in a period of decline. Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" was one of the many music videos to be made there.
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|B||Johnny On The Monorail (A Very Different Version) = Juanito En El Monorriel (Una Versión Muy Diferente)
Mixed By [Special Person] – John Sinclair
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
- Published By – Island Music Ltd.
- Manufactured By – Discos De Centroamérica, S.A.
- Producer – The Buggles
- Written-By – Downes*, Horn*
NotesIsland Music Ltd
℗ 1980 Original sound recording made by Island Records Ltd.
DIDECA S.A. Guatemala.
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- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): ISLAND I-140 A-S 29-1-81 Aura de Leal
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): ISLAND I-140 B-S 29-1-81 Aura de Leal
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