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Silicon Teens - Judy In Disguise


On this date in 1980, Silicon Teens released their second single, "Judy In Disguise". There were two different B side releases. One had "Chip 'N' Roll" as the reverse, the other had "Memphis Tennessee" as support. All three tracks appeared on their debut album, Music For Parties. The group was the idea of Mute Records creator Daniel Miller and was not a real group. Studio musicians were brought in to play on the records. A group of teenage actors were hired to do the press interviews (though Frank Tovey Fad Gadget was hired to play the lead singer). The "fictional" London mod revivalist group was over by year's end.

Daniel Miller, by the way, was the lead singer of The Normal ("Warm Leatherette").

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