Sal Solo, Classix Nouveaux, Hayward Gallery, London 1981 ©
were an English new wave
band. Though experiencing only minor success in their native UK, most notably with their 1982 Top 20 hit “Is It a Dream”, the band had number one hits
in Poland, Portugal, Yugoslavia
, Israel, Iceland, and other countries. In 1981, the first Classix Nouveaux album Night People
was released along with two moderately successful singles “Guilty” and “Tokyo”. Both singles reached the UK Top 75, and “Guilty” reached the Top 20 in Sweden and #25 in Australia.
The album itself peaked at #66 in the UK.