Surface

Profile:
Three piece soul vocal group formed in the mid-80's by songwriter David Townsend (son of singer/songwriter Ed Townsend), multi-instrumentalist David “Pic” Conley and singer/songwriter/lead vocalist Bernard Jackson.

Originally staff writers for EMI providing songs for Gwen Guthrie and Sister Sledge, they charted in 1987 with “Happy,” from their debut album "Surface". Further hits and a second album "2nd Wave" followed in 1990. 1991 saw the release of "3 Deep" and a greatest hits complilation "A Nice Time for Lovin'" in 1992. Townsend and Conley concentrated on songwriting after this but the group returned with "Love Zone" (1998). They announced a reunion tour for Summer 2005 and the recording of a new album. Sadly, David Townsend died on October 29, 2005 at age 50 before the album was completed.
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Albums

BFC 40374, C 40374 Surface - Surface album art Surface Surface (Album) Columbia, Columbia BFC 40374, C 40374 US 1986 Sell This Version
CBS 462980 1 Surface - 2nd Wave album art Surface 2nd Wave (Album) Columbia CBS 462980 1 UK 1988 Sell This Version
467338 2 Surface - 3 Deep album art Surface 3 Deep (Album) Columbia 467338 2 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
VICP-60426 Surface - Love Zone album art Surface Love Zone (Album) Victor VICP-60426 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
079899673229 Surface Our World(CD, Album) Sony Special Products 079899673229 US 2005 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

S7 7056 Surface - Falling In Love album art Surface Falling In Love (Single) Salsoul Records S7 7056 US 1983 Sell This Version
SAL 106 Surface - When Your X Wants You Back album art Surface When Your X Wants You Back (Maxi, Single) Salsoul Records SAL 106 UK 1984 Sell This Version
44-05970 Surface - Let's Try Again album art Surface Let's Try Again Columbia 44-05970 US 1986 Sell This Version
38 06611 Surface - Happy album art Surface Happy (Single, Maxi) Columbia 38 06611 US 1986 Sell This Version
38 07257 Surface - Lately album art Surface Lately (Single) Columbia 38 07257 US 1986 Sell This Version
RHR 3513 Surface - Falling In Love / Desires album art Surface / Rafael Cameron Surface / Rafael Cameron - Falling In Love / Desires Rams Horn Records RHR 3513 Netherlands 1986 Sell This Version
38 69016 Surface - You Are My Everything album art Surface You Are My Everything (Single) Columbia 38 69016 US 1988 Sell This Version
44-68238 Surface - Shower Me With Your Love album art Surface Shower Me With Your Love (Single, EP) Columbia 44-68238 US 1988 Sell This Version
653009 7 Surface - I Missed album art Surface I Missed (Maxi) Columbia 653009 7 UK 1988 Sell This Version
38 08537 Surface - Closer Than Friends album art Surface Closer Than Friends (Single) Columbia 38 08537 US 1988 Sell This Version
38-73028 Surface - Can We Spend Some Time album art Surface Can We Spend Some Time (Single) Columbia 38-73028 US 1988 Sell This Version
OG 4149 Surface - The Rain / Happy album art Oran 'Juice' Jones / Surface Oran 'Juice' Jones / Surface - The Rain / Happy Old Gold (2) OG 4149 UK 1990 Sell This Version
656476 6 Surface - The First Time album art Surface The First Time (Maxi, Single) CBS 656476 6 UK 1990 Sell This Version
38T 73643 Surface - Never Gonna Let You Down album art Surface Never Gonna Let You Down (Single) Columbia 38T 73643 US 1990 Sell This Version
COL 4682 Surface - Happy / The First Time album art Surface Happy / The First Time(7", RE) Collectables COL 4682 US 1990 Sell This Version
38-73684 Surface - All I Want Is You album art Surface With Love Voice Regina Belle Surface With Love Voice Regina Belle - All I Want Is You (Single) Columbia 38-73684 US 1990 Sell This Version
CSK 74031 Surface - ...A Nice Time For Lovin` album art Surface ...A Nice Time For Lovin`(CD, Single, Promo) Columbia CSK 74031 US 1991 Sell This Version
CSK - 247 Surface - You're The One album art Surface You're The One(CD, Single, Promo) Columbia CSK - 247 US 1991 Sell This Version
GDC 2075-8 Surface - Rap-O Clap-O / Falling In Love album art Joe Bataan / Surface Joe Bataan / Surface - Rap-O Clap-O / Falling In Love(CD, Maxi) ZYX Music GDC 2075-8 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
ALX-1261-1 Surface - Closer Than Friends album art Ms. Lydia Featuring Surface Ms. Lydia Featuring Surface - Closer Than Friends Alexia Records, New Image Entertainment ALX-1261-1 US 1997 Sell This Version