The Quick

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The Quick was a dance pop duo from England that consisted of vocalist Colin "Col" Campsie and bassist/keyboardist George McFarlane.
McFarlane and Campsie originally met in California in 1978, and began working together when they returned to England, taking the name "The Quick". Their debut single, "Sharks Are Cool, Jets Are Hot," was released on Epic Records in 1979. The following year, the duo's single, "Hip Shake Jerk," became a huge hit in Australia, and their first album," On the Uptake "was quickly released there. Remixed and repackaged as Fascinating Rhythm, the album was released to the rest of the world in 1982, spawning a U.S. dance hit, "Zulu." A second album, "International Thing", followed in 1984.
By that time, McFarlane and Campsie had started doing studio work for other musicians, producing an album for the band, Endgames. Their last album, "Wah Wah", came out in 1986 on AM Records. McFarlane and Campsie would resurface as the Giant Steps in 1988.
Giant Steps was a dance duo and their's only album, "Book of Pride", was released in 1988, and the single, "Another Lover," from the album became a huge hit in Amercia, peaking at #13 in the Billboard Hot 100.
In 2006, Campsie became infamous for writing the Kandy Floss record and was mistakenly credited as being a famous member of Go West by Mr Holy Moly in Metro's 25 February edition.
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Albums

The Quick - On The Uptake album art The Quick On The Uptake (Album) Epic Australia & New Zealand 1981 Sell This Version
The Quick - Fascinating Rhythm album art The Quick Fascinating Rhythm (Album) Epic Australia 1982 Sell This Version
The Quick - International Thing album art The Quick International Thing (Album) Epic UK 1984 Sell This Version
The Quick - Wah Wah album art The Quick Wah Wah (Album) A&M Records UK 1986 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Quick - Sharks Are Cool, Jets Are Hot album art The Quick Sharks Are Cool, Jets Are Hot (Single) Epic Canada 1979 Sell This Version
The Quick - Hip, Shake, Jerk album art The Quick Hip, Shake, Jerk (Single) Epic, Epic UK 1980 Sell This Version
The Quick - Ship To Shore album art The Quick Ship To Shore (Single) Epic UK 1980 Sell This Version
The Quick - Young Men Drive Fast album art The Quick Young Men Drive Fast Epic Canada 1980 Sell This Version
449269 The Quick - Hip, Shake, Jerk! album art The Quick Hip, Shake, Jerk!(12") Epic 449269 Colombia 1980 Sell This Version
The Quick - Zulu / Eat Your Words album art The Quick Zulu / Eat Your Words Epic UK 1981 Sell This Version
The Quick - Sharks Are Cool, Jets Are Hot / Killed In A Crush On You album art The Quick Sharks Are Cool, Jets Are Hot / Killed In A Crush On You (Single, Maxi) Epic UK 1981 Sell This Version
The Quick - Zulu album art The Quick Zulu (Single) Epic US 1981 Sell This Version
46.540 The Quick - The Rhythm Of The Jungle album art The Quick The Rhythm Of The Jungle(7", Single, Promo) Epic 46.540 Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
22506, 22.506 The Quick - 4 Big Hits Internacionais album art Earth, Wind & Fire / The Quick / Bob James / The Police Earth, Wind & Fire / The Quick / Bob James / The Police - 4 Big Hits Internacionais(7", EP) Epic, A&M Records, Epic 22506, 22.506 Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
The Quick - The Rhythm Of The Jungle album art The Quick The Rhythm Of The Jungle (Single, Maxi) Epic, Epic Australia 1981 Sell This Version
The Quick - Glad To Know You / The Rhythm Of The Jungle album art Chas Jankel / The Quick Chas Jankel / The Quick - Glad To Know You / The Rhythm Of The Jungle (Maxi) Epic Spain 1982 Sell This Version
The Quick - Rhythm Of The Jungle / Zulu album art The Quick Rhythm Of The Jungle / Zulu Unidisc Canada 1982 Sell This Version
The Quick - Touch album art The Quick Touch (Single) Epic, Epic UK 1982 Sell This Version
The Quick - Katy Can't album art The Quick Katy Can't (Single) Epic New Zealand 1981 Sell This Version
The Quick - One Light In A Blackout album art The Quick One Light In A Blackout (Single) Epic US 1982 Sell This Version
SPEC 1264 The Quick - Rhythm Of The Jungle / Zulu album art The Quick Rhythm Of The Jungle / Zulu(12", RE) Unidisc SPEC 1264 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
449302 The Quick - The Rhythm Of Jungle / Katy Can't album art The Quick The Rhythm Of Jungle / Katy Can't(12", Maxi) Epic 449302 Colombia 1982 Sell This Version
The Quick - Missing You Now album art The Quick Missing You Now (Single) Epic UK 1984 Sell This Version
The Quick - International Thing album art The Quick International Thing (Single) Epic UK 1984 Sell This Version
The Quick - Down The Wire album art The Quick Down The Wire (Single) A&M Records France 1985 Sell This Version

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