Level 42

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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.
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POLS 1036, 2383 612 Level 42 — Level 42 Level 42 Level 42 (Album) Polydor POLS 1036, 2383 612 UK 1981 Sell This Version
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3170 637 The Early Tapes · July/Aug 1980 — Level 42 Level 42 The Early Tapes · July/Aug 1980 (Album) Polydor 3170 637 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
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POLDC 5067, 3170 649 The Pursuit Of Accidents — Level 42 Level 42 The Pursuit Of Accidents (Album) Polydor POLDC 5067, 3170 649 UK 1982 Sell This Version
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POLD 5110 Standing In The Light — Level 42 Level 42 Standing In The Light (Album, Single) Polydor, Polydor POLD 5110 UK 1983 Sell This Version
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823 542-4 True Colours — Level 42 Level 42 True Colours (Album) Polydor, Polydor 823 542-4 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
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CN 4285/S In Concert-319 — Level 42 Level 42 In Concert-319(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 4285/S UK 1984 Sell This Version
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825 677-4 A Physical Presence — Level 42 Level 42 A Physical Presence (Album) Polydor, Polydor 825 677-4 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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827 487-4 Y-1, 422 827 487-4 Y-1 World Machine — Level 42 Level 42 World Machine (Album) Polydor, Polydor 827 487-4 Y-1, 422 827 487-4 Y-1 US 1985 Sell This Version
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CN 4723/S In Concert-377 — Level 42 Level 42 In Concert-377(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 4723/S UK 1986 Sell This Version
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831 593 2 Running In The Family — Level 42 Level 42 Running In The Family (Album) Polydor, Polydor 831 593 2 US 1987 Sell This Version
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AE/CPL/7-UP 2 7-Up Music Machine 1987 Radio Show  — Level 42 Level 42 7-Up Music Machine 1987 Radio Show (LP, Transcription) Westwood One Radio Networks AE/CPL/7-UP 2 US 1987 Sell This Version
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837 247-4 Staring At The Sun — Level 42 Level 42 Staring At The Sun (Album, Comp) Polydor 837 247-4 Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong 1988 Sell This Version
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none In Concert-456 — Level 42 Level 42 In Concert-456 (Album) BBC Transcription Services none UK 1989 Sell This Version
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07863-61033-4A Guaranteed — Level 42 Level 42 Guaranteed (Album) RCA 07863-61033-4A US 1991 Sell This Version
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none Forever Now — Level 42 Level 42 Forever Now (Album) RCA, BMG none UK & Europe 1993 Sell This Version
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none Interview Level 42 Februar 1994 — Level 42 Level 42 Interview Level 42 Februar 1994(Cass, Album, Promo) RCA none Germany 1994 Sell This Version
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TCDC 0039 Classic In Concert - 36 — Level 42 Level 42 Classic In Concert - 36(CD, Transcription) BBC Transcription TCDC 0039 UK 1994 Sell This Version
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WFRMC5 Live At Wembley — Level 42 Level 42 Live At Wembley (Album) World Famous Records (2) WFRMC5 UK 1996 Sell This Version
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none Live 2001 Reading UK — Level 42 Level 42 Live 2001 Reading UK (Album) Mark King none UK 2001 Sell This Version
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none Live At The Apollo, London — Level 42 Level 42 Live At The Apollo, London (Album, Comp) Mark King none UK 2004 Sell This Version
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TMI403 Greatest Hits Live Tour  — Level 42 Level 42 Greatest Hits Live Tour (CD) Time Music International Limited TMI403 UK 2005 Sell This Version
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RIVERCD052 The River Sessions — Level 42 Level 42 The River Sessions(2xCD, Album) River Records RIVERCD052 UK 2005 Sell This Version
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32 616 Greatest Hits Live — Level 42 Level 42 Greatest Hits Live(CD, Album) LaserLight 32 616 US 2005 Sell This Version
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1706680 Retroglide — Level 42 Level 42 Retroglide (Album) W14 Music 1706680 Bulgaria 2006 Sell This Version
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002 The Retroglide Tour — Level 42 Level 42 The Retroglide Tour(2xCDr) Summerhouse Records (2) 002 UK 2007 Sell This Version