LEVEL 42

RnB / Pop/Art Song/Folk • United Kingdom
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At the beginning of their career, Level 42 was squarely a jazz-funk fusion band, contemporaries of fellow Brit funk groups like Atmosfear, Light of the World, Incognito, and Beggar & Co. By the end of the '80s, however, the band -- whose music was instantly recognizable from Mark King's thumb-slap bass technique and associate member Wally Badarou's synthesizer flourishes -- had crossed over to the point where they were often classified as sophisti-pop and dance-rock, equally likely to be placed in the context of Sade and the Style Council as any group that made polished, upbeat, danceable pop/rock. The band's commercial peak came with 1985's World Machine, but they continued to record and tour sporadically throughout the '90s and 2000s.

Featuring Mark King (bass, vocals), Phil Gould (drums), Boon Gould (guitar), and Mike Lindup (keyboards), the band formed in 1979. Before they released their first single, "Love Meeting Love," the band
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The Very Best of Level 42The Very Best of Level 42
Polydor 1998
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True ColoursTrue Colours
Universal 2014
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Level BestLevel Best
Republic 1989
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Level 42Level 42
Remastered
Universal Uk 2007
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World MachineWorld Machine
Polygram / Polydor 1999
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5 Classic Albums5 Classic Albums
Spectrum 2015
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Live: Level 42Live: Level 42
Wienerworld Uk 2015
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Pursuit of AccidentsPursuit of Accidents
Extra tracks · Remastered
Universal I.S. 2007
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GoldGold
Universal UK 2005
$8.81
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Definitive CollectionDefinitive Collection
Universal Uk 2006
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LEVEL 42 Level 42 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Level 42
RnB 1981
LEVEL 42 The Pursuit Of Accidents album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Pursuit Of Accidents
RnB 1982
LEVEL 42 The Early Tapes · July/Aug 1980 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Early Tapes · July/Aug 1980
RnB 1982
LEVEL 42 Standing In The Light album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Standing In The Light
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1983
LEVEL 42 True Colours album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
True Colours
RnB 1984
LEVEL 42 World Machine album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
World Machine
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1985
LEVEL 42 Running In The Family album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Running In The Family
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1987
LEVEL 42 Staring At The Sun album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Staring At The Sun
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1988
LEVEL 42 Forever Now album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Forever Now
RnB 1994
LEVEL 42 Retroglide album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Retroglide
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2006
LEVEL 42 The Acoustic Album album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Acoustic Album
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2010
LEVEL 42 Sirens album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sirens
RnB 2013

LEVEL 42 EPs & splits

LEVEL 42 live albums

LEVEL 42 A Physical Presence album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
A Physical Presence
RnB 1985
LEVEL 42 Guaranteed album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Guaranteed
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1991
LEVEL 42 Live At Wembley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Wembley
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1996
LEVEL 42 Live 2001 Reading U.K. album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live 2001 Reading U.K.
RnB 2001
LEVEL 42 Live At The Apollo, London album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Apollo, London
RnB 2005
LEVEL 42 Greatest Hits Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Greatest Hits Live
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2005
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The River Sessions
RnB 2005
LEVEL 42 The Retroglide Tour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Retroglide Tour
RnB 2007

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LEVEL 42 The Remixes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Remixes
RnB 1992
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Classic Level 42
RnB 1999
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Collected
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2016

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Live From Metropolis Studios
RnB 2013

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