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On February 10, 1980.


On February 10, 1980, “Island” label released “The Age of Plastic”, the debut Buggles studio album. It was recorded in 1979 at “Virgin’s Town House” in and “Sarm East Studios” in London, and was produced by Geoff Downes and Trevor Horn.


  • Geoff Downes– keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Trevor Horn– vocals, bass guitar, guitar
  • Bruce Woolley– guitar
  • Paul Robinson – drums
  • Richard James Burgess– drums
  • Debi Doss, Linda Jardim, Tina Charles– background vocals
  • Dave Birch – guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Geoff Downes and Trevor Horn.

  1. Living in the Plastic Age
  2. Video Killed the Radio Star
  3. Kid Dynamo
  4. I Love You (Miss Robot)
  5. Clean, Clean
  6. Elstree
  7. Astroboy (And the Proles on Parade)
  8. Johnny on the Monorail