On August 8th, 1983, The Chameleons (Mark Burgess, Reg Smithies, Dave Fielding, and John Lever) released their debut LP Script of the Bridge, featuring the singles “Up the Down Escalator”, “As High as You Can Go” and “A Person Isn’t Safe Anywhere These Days”, and “Don’t fall”.

Above—Watch an interview clip with Chameleons bassist and front-man Mark Burgess on the writing of the anthemic “Second Skin” off of The Chameleons beloved debut studio album.

Below, watch the video for “Up the Down Escalator”:

and “Monkeyland”:

and read a full interview with Mark Burgess here

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