Australian pub rock and R&B-influenced "Moving Pictures" are best remembered for their power ballad "What About Me?," which shot the band to number one in Australia in 1982. Formed by singer Alex Smith and writer Gary Frost, they signed with Wheatley management in 1981 and released two singles, "Walls" and "Bustin Loose". Their debut album, Days of Innocence, was released in October 1981 (Australia), 1982 in Europe, but it wasn't until the release of the number one single "What About Me?" in January 1982 that Days of Innocence also topped the charts. "What About Me?" went on to win the Best Single Award at the 1982 Countdown Awards. (All music)
Personally, my favourite song is "Joni and the Romeo".
The group was comprised of Alex Smith (vocals/occasional guitar), Garry Frost (guitar/piano), Andrew Thompson (saxophone), Charlie Cole (keyboards/trumpet), Ian Lees (bass) and Paul Freeland (drums).
Nothing to Do / What About Me / Round Again / Bustin' Loose / Wings / The Angel and the Madman / Sweet Cherie / So Tired / Joni and the Romeo / Street Heart
Moving Pictures - 1982 - Days Of Innocence
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