The biggest surprise of The Buggles’ reunion concert Tuesday night came when Trevor Horn and Co. gamely attempted to cover the newly released single ‘Check It Out!’ by Nicki Minaj and will.i.am, which heavily samples the Buggles’ signature hit ‘Video Killed the Radio Star.’
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Renowned producer Trevor Horn promised “very special guest artists” for tonight’s one-off Buggles reunion concert, and he’s delivered: In addition to opening act Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, former Yazoo singer Alison Moyet and Claudia Brücken, of Propaganda, are slated to appear.
As teased last week, famed producer Trevor Horn today announced he’s reuniting The Buggles ‘for their first ever full live gig,’ a front-to-back, one-off performance of the band’s 1980 debut album ‘The Age of Plastic’ at a yet-to-be-revealed London venue on Sept. 28.
Trevor Horn is resurrecting The Buggles, announcing today on his website that ‘The Buggles will return… 28.09.10,’ a headline that appears alongside a vintage photo of himself and former bandmate Geoff Downes.