ZANG TUMMM TUMB ARTICLES “the first draft of history”

Where are they now?

Where do pop stars go when the band breaks up or the hits run out and the contract isnt renewed? Most of the people listed below were at one time or another big enough to figure on the cover of Smash Hits. How do they pass the time these days?

THE BUGGLES shot to instant fame in late ‘79 with “Video Killed The Radio Star” and a few, less prominent chart entries. The following year both of them, Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes, turned up in Yes but this set-up didnt last. 1982 has proved a more satisfactory year for them, Downes settling down in massively successful supergroup Asia and Horn carving out a career as producer of Dollar, ABC, Spandau Ballet and, most recently, Malcolm MacLaren.