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" is a single by New Zealand group, Mi-Sex
Mi-Sex was a New Zealand new wave rock band active from 1978 to 1984. Led by Steve Gilpin as vocalist, they were best known for their singles "Computer Games" in 1979 and "People" in 1980.-History:...
released in 1979 in Australia and New Zealand and in 1981 throughout Europe. It was the single that launched the band, and was hugely popular, particularly in Australia
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and New Zealand. It was produced by Peter Dawkins
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The single won the award for Best Australian Single at the 1979 TV Week/Countdown Music Awards.
The song was also re-recorded as the final track for the band's final album Where Do They Go?
The music video
was filmed on location at what was at the time Control Data Corporation
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's North Sydney
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