WaveFM: 1927 With Pseudo Echo
Burns Way, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650, Australia
4th January 2019
1927 formed in 1987 and went on dominate charts with songs from the multi-platinum selling debut album Ish. Ish went on to become the highest selling debut release by an Australian artist and won two ARIA Awards – Best Breakthrough Artist – Album and Best Breakthrough Artist – single for That’s When I Think of You. The video for Compulsory Hero took the Aria for Best Video at the 1990 awards. They continued to release music into the early 1990s before disbanding in 1993. Pseudo Echo were one of the biggest Aussie bands of the 1980's and influenced a generation of Australian musicians with their synthesised rhythms and dance beats. Their debut album Autumnal Park (released in 1984) featured hit singles Listening and A Beat For You, followed in 1985 with Love an Adventure and the singles Don’t Go, Love An Adventure, Living in a Dream and the massive number one single Funky Town. Funky Town was also an international success – peaking at number six on the US Billboard Singles chat and number eight on the UK Singles chart.