The Post Punk Progressive Pop Party

The P5 is DEAD! It stands as a piece of 80's music history on the web. To prevent spam, your COMMENTS WILL NO LONGER BE POSTED!

Old links may no longer work, and NO we will NOT fix them. The P5 DOES NOT upload, post, host or share music files online. All links on The P5 point to other music blogs and were valid at time of posting. All links on this site were found using public search engines such as Google Blog Search. Please read the disclaimer at the right.


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.

The album:


The single:


Wikipedia: Martha and The Muffins

Official Website: marthaandthemuffins.com

Blogload: Martha and The Muffins - Metro Music and Trance And Dance - saltyka.blogspot.com

1 comments:

PapayaSF said...

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

The P5 Archives