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Background information
Origin Mansfield, UK
Genres Synthpop, post-punk, new wave
Labels Some Bizzare, Deram,
Sire, Wax Records, No Emb Blanc, Cherry Red, Warner Platinum
Years active 19791985, 2006, 2011–present
Current members Steve Hovington
Paul Statham
Graham Boffey
Rick Holliday

B-Movie are a new wave band from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, UK, active in the first half of the 1980s. Their 1982 single "Nowhere Girl" became an international club hit.

The band were a support act for Duran Duran in 1981.

Background informationEdit

The band's original lineup included vocalist/bassist Steve Hovington, guitarist Paul Statham, keyboardist Rick Holliday and drummer Graham Boffey.

B-Movie's initial 1980 EP releases, the Take Three 7" and Nowhere Girl 12", were issued on the small UK indie label Dead Good Records. They were eventually signed to the Some Bizzare label, and their song "Moles" was featured on the original 1981 Some Bizzare Album.

In 1981, B-Movie signed with Phonogram imprint Deram, and had their biggest UK commercial success with the single "Remembrance Day", which reached No. 61 on the UK Singles Chart.

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