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Martha and The Muffins - Metro Music and About Insomnia


On this date in 1980, Martha and The Muffins released their debut album, Metro Music. It contained the singles, "Echo Beach", "Saigon" and "Paint By Number Heart". Only "Echo Beach" charted outside of their native Canada. That song reached the #10 spot on the U.K. singles chart.

On this same date, they also released their fifth single, "About Insomnia". It was backed by "146". Neither made Metro Music but the A side appeared on their second album, Trance And Dance. The Toronto, Canada new wave band changed their name of the band to M+M in 1983 and the band died out by 1986, though they have gotten together on and off since.

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PapayaSF said...

Ah, memories. "Echo Beach" was a great track....

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