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    Level 42

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    1Starchild [Long Version] lyrics
    Children say lyrics
    3Play me lyrics
    4Two solitudes lyrics
    5With a little love lyrics
    6World Machine lyrics
    7Autumn (Paradise Is Free) lyrics
    8Running in the family lyrics
    9Star Child lyrics
    10All over you lyrics

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    Retroglide [2006]
    2Level 42 [1981]
    3Pursuit Of Accidents [1982]
    4A Physical Presence [1985]
    5Staring At The Sun [1988]
    7Running In The Family [1987]
    8World Machine [1985]
    9True Colours [1983]
    10Standing In The Light [1983]


    Level 42 are an English pop rock and jazz-funk band, who had a number of worldwide and UK hits during the 1980s and 1990s.

    The band gained fame for their high-calibre musicianship—in particular that of Mark King, whose percussive slap-bass guitar technique provided the driving groove of many of the band's hits. The band are also known for the combination of King's lead vocals and keyboard player Mike Lindup's falsetto backing vocals.[citation needed]

    After much success as a live and studio band in the 1980s, Level 42's commercial profile diminished during the early 1990s following a series of personnel changes and musical shifts. After disbanding in 1994, the band reformed in 2001.

    Their most successful single in their homeland was "Lessons in Love", which reached number three on the UK Singles Chart, and number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, upon its release in 1986. The earlier single, "Something About You" was their most successful single in the States, reaching number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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