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Fade to Grey by Visage (1980) - Vintage Track

Updated: Sep 13, 2020

"Fade to Grey" is the second single by the British new wave band Visage, released on Polydor Records in 1980. The song was the band's most successful single. It entered the singles charts in late 1980, peaking at no. 8 in the UK Singles Chart and reaching no. 1 in Germany and Switzerland. Steve Strange was on lead vocals; the French lyrics were spoken by Rusty Egan's Belgian girlfriend Brigitte Ahrens.

The music video became one of the first video clips that Kevin Godley and Lol Creme directed, before they became known for their works with the Police, Duran Duran and Herbie Hancock.

This week's Track of the week is Fade to Grey by Visage. Check out the original music video below. Were you a fan when it was released?

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