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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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Surface - Surface album art Surface Surface - Surface (Album) Columbia, Columbia US 1986 Sell This Version
Surface - 2nd Wave album art Surface Surface - 2nd Wave (Album) Columbia Canada 1988 Sell This Version
Surface - The First Time album art Surface Surface - The First Time (Single) CBS Europe 1990 Sell This Version
CSK 73643 Surface - Never Gonna Let You Down album art Surface Surface - Never Gonna Let You Down(CD, Single, Promo) Columbia CSK 73643 US 1990 Sell This Version
Surface - 3 Deep album art Surface Surface - 3 Deep (Album) Columbia 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(7") Columbia 38-73684 US 1990 Sell This Version
Surface - The Best Of Surface...A Nice Time 4 Lovin' album art Surface Surface - The Best Of Surface...A Nice Time 4 Lovin' (Comp) Columbia, Columbia Japan 1991 Sell This Version
Surface - All I Want Is You album art Surface Surface - All I Want Is You (Single) Columbia US 1991 Sell This Version
CSK - 247 Surface - You're The One album art Surface Surface - You're The One(CD, Single, Promo) Columbia CSK - 247 US 1991 Sell This Version
Surface - The First Time: The Best Of album art Surface Surface - The First Time: The Best Of (Comp, Album) Legacy 2001 Sell This Version
none, SSP 9893672, 9893672000 Surface - Wahre Christmassongs Aus Aller Welt. album art Various Christmas Time Is Here (Album Version) Various - Wahre Christmassongs Aus Aller Welt.(CD, Comp) Warsteiner, Sony Music Special Products, Sony Music Special Products none, SSP 9893672, 9893672000 Germany 2003 Sell This Version

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