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Re-Flex were formed in the early 1980s by John Baxter, Paul Fishman, Roland Kerridge and bass player Francois Craig who later left and was replaced by Nigel Ross-Scott. Their debut album “The Politics of Dancing”, produced by John Punter (Roxy Music, Japan) was released in 1983 through EMI. The title track when released as a single met with great success, became an international hit charting in numerous countries including the UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Australia, Switzerland, South Africa, Israel, Netherlands, Spain and Italy. Five further singles were released from the album, each enjoying varied success. Re-Flex toured extensively throughout Europe and America, where on their first visit they supported The Police. Re-Flex were among the first UK artists to be featured on MTV. The 12" mix of "Politics" became the first by a UK band to top the US dance charts. Re-Flex recorded 6 albums but only one was officially released by EMI.

 

Re-Flex were formed in the early 1980s by John Baxter, Paul Fishman, Roland Kerridge and bass player Francois Craig who later left and was replaced by Nigel Ross-Scott. Their debut album “The Politics of Dancing”, produced by John Punter (Roxy Music, Japan) was released in 1983 through EMI.

The title track when released as a single met with great success, became an international hit charting in numerous countries including the UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Australia, Switzerland, South Africa, Israel, Netherlands, Spain and Italy. Five further singles were released from the album, each enjoying varied success.

Re-Flex recorded 6 albums but only one was officially released by EMI.

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Formed in the early 1980’s by Paul Fishman (Vocals, Keyboards, electronics), John Baxter (Vocals & guitars) & Francois Craig (vocals & bass) the line up initially included Mark King (drums) who later left to form Level 42. After Roland Kerridge joined (drums & vocals) the group commenced playing gigs in the UK and recording songs that eventually appeared on their first album “Movement of The Action Fraction”. When Craig left in 1982 he was replaced by Nigel Ross-Scott. Following signing to EMI in 1983, Re-Flex released the album “The Politics of Dancing” produced by John Punter (Roxy Music, Japan).  Both the title track single and album became international hits, charting in numerous territories - UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Australia, Switzerland, South Africa, Israel, Netherlands, Spain and Italy. Five singles were released from the album.

The band toured extensively throughout Europe and on their first US visit supported The Police. Re-Flex were among the first UK artists to be featured on MTV and the 12" mix of "Politics" became the first by a UK band to top the US dance charts.

Work commenced on the follow up album “Humanication” but although completed EMI did not release the record. Re-Flex also contributed music to various soundtracks, including Riding High, the multi-platinum selling “Breakdance” and Superman IV.

The band recorded six albums, “Movement of the Action Fraction”, “The Politics of Dancing”, “Humanication”, Music Re-Action, “Jamming The Broadcast” and “Re-Fuse” which were exclusively made available to fans.  In 2019, in preparation for digital release, all of the albums were remastered. 

Members of Re-Flex have continued to produce and be involved in music related projects.  In November 2019 Paul Fishman released a solo album “It’s About Time” part 1, with the second part available in March 2020. A further album of songs produced with Dave Harris and titled “2 in 2 The Groove” will be released under the artist name “Boom Boom” later this year. 

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