The Buggles

The Buggles

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Video Killed The Radio Star
2
The Plastic Age
3
Kid Dynamo
4
Clean, Clean
5
I Love You (Miss Robot)

Albums

  • The Age Of Plastic

    Jan 1980 • 8 songs

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    As the answer to the trivia question "What was the first act ever played on MTV?" Buggles assured their place in pop music history. Vocalist and bassist Trevor Horn and keyboardist Geoff Downes formed the electro-pop duo in England in 1979 after meeting two years prior as session musicians. Their first single, "Video Killed the Radio Star," hit number one in the U.K. in late 1979. When MTV went on the air on August 1, 1981, the prophetically titled song's video was the first-ever broadcast on the fledgling cable network. Although Buggles enjoyed three more British hits -- "The...

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