were an English pop
band of the 1980s
The original band members were:
- Martin Fry - vocals/songwriter.
- Mark White - guitar.
- Stephen Singleton - saxophone.
- Mark Lickley - bass.
- David Robinson - drums.
were formed in 1980
, and were initially a part of the New Romantic
movement. After releasing several unsuccessful singles, the band had several major hits during 1982
, with the singles "Poison Arrow", "The Look Of Love" and "All Of My Heart", later that year the band released their debut album The Lexicon of Love
which was a big hit reaching No1 in the British album charts.
Over the next few years the band had a number of minor hits. But had another major hit in 1987 with the single "When Smokey Sings".
ABC split up in 1990, although Martin Fry still has a solo career.