Madness are a 7 piece ska / 2Tone band from London, England who formed in 1976. They have had 15 singles in the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart and their most successful period was the 1980’s. The band’s most internationally successful single was “Our House”. The song inspired a musical of the same name in 2003, which featured songs from Madness.
The songs they wrote often contained childhood memories and many are remembered for being upbeat catchy tunes.
The bands line up has changed many times over the years and now (2014) looks like this
Chris Foreman – guitar
Mike Barson – keyboards, pianos, vibraphone, and backing vocals
Lee Thompson – saxophone, percussion, and backing vocals
Chas Smash – trumpet, backing vocals, dancing, harmonica, acoustic guitar, bass guitar
Graham “Suggs” McPherson – lead vocals
Daniel Woodgate – drums, percussion
Mark Bedford — bass guitar
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