Art Of Noise

The Art Of Noise is a British art-pop group that was established in 1983. They gained popularity with hits like "Moments In Love" (1984), "Close (To The Edit)" (1985), "Paranoimia" (1986), and cover versions featuring guest performers, such as guitarist Duane Eddy on a version of Henry Mancini's "Peter Gunn", from their album "In Visible Silence" (1986), and Prince's "Kiss" (1988) featuring singer Tom Jones.

Known for being pioneers in commercial electronic music and sampling, The Art Of Noise used technology to rework the same recordings multiple times, which was innovative at the time. While they released a relatively small amount of original material during their active periods, their legacy includes numerous reissues, remixes, and compilations of previously released and unreleased tracks.

The group started as a project led by studio engineer Gary Langan and Fairlight sampler expert J.J. Jeczalik, who were collaborating with producer/performer Trevor Horn and pianist/composer/arranger Anne Dudley on various productions. Writer Paul Morley joined to shape the group's image as a faceless "non-group" inspired by early 20th Century modernism.

In 1998, The Art Of Noise temporarily reunited with Trevor Horn, Anne Dudley, Paul Morley, and guitarist Lol Creme to release an album


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