September 15, 2015

Level 42

Level 42 has always been one of my ‘guilty pleasure’ bands along with Howard Jones.  Glad to see that they can still bring it live – Mark King’s name doesn’t often surface in the ‘great bass player / vocalist’ lists, but he can do both.  Clip is taken from a Dutch television program.

I ran into Howard Jones when I was watching clips of Ringo’s various All-Starr Bands from over the years.  Howard was also a great songsmith.  He was also big into blending music with performace art as witnessed by his drummer and mime backing unit – both were rather unique for the time.