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Welcome to the official site of Level 42. This is where you'll find the latest official information on what the group is up to, new releases, and tour information.

LATEST RELEASES: Level 42 - Sirens EP (Audio CD), Level 42 – Live at the Town and Country Club (DVD), Level 42 – The Acoustic Album (Audio CD), Mark King & Friends – Somewhere in Soho (Audio CD), and Level 42 – 30th Anniversary Tour (DVD).
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Nostalgie Beach Festival 2014

The Nostalgie Beach Festival: only the best 80’s and 90’s classics, live in Bredene (Belgium) on 10 August.

On the main stage the Nostalgie Beach Festival welcomes Fischer-Z, Kim Wilde, Kid Creole & The Coconuts, 10cc, Golden Earring and Level 42.

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Neil McCormick’s Needle Time with Mark King

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European bands Level 42, Mezzoforte to ‘jazz up’ Astana

Astana is set to welcome the brightest European stars of jazz music on July 7.
Level 42 and Mezzoforte will perform in Kazakhstan’s capital as part of the Summer JAZZ Astana concert.

Level 42 is the one of the most successful British jazz-funk bands with a number of worldwide hits. Iceland based, Mezzoforte is an instrumental jazz-funk fusion band.

The two bands are expected to demonstrate their high-calibre musicianship to the Kazakhstani fans of jazz music.

The concert will be held on the stage of Congress Hall at 17:00 p.m. Astana time.


Level 42 are coming to the Castle Concerts 2014

Another great 80’s night in this unique party venue. One of the biggest bands of the 80s will kick-off this year’s spectacular Castle Concerts series and its sizzling summer line-up. Despite breaking up in 1994, the band is back together with their original line-up and ready to party at the castle.

Level 42 dominated the world wide charts throughout the 1980s with their jazz-funk sound giving us million-selling hits including Lessons In Love, Something About You, Leaving Me Now and of course Mark King’s slap-bass classic, Running In The Family.

Plus they will be joined on stage by Special Guests Shakatak.

Backstage view with Level 42 at Let’s Rock Bristol 2014 (with friends and featured artists)

Level 42 – It’s Over @ Retropop 2014

Level 42 performing It’s Over at Retropop, Emmen, the Netherlands.

Mark King Interview – Sunday Telegraph for Fame and Fortune

Mark King is interviewed in today’s Sunday Telegraph for Fame and Fortune. Read it below and enjoy video clips.

Ali Sparkes – Destination Earth

Ali Sparkes’ new children’s book which features a lot of Level 42!

Mark King for iBass Magazine

Mark King needs little in the way of introduction as one of the true masters of the electric bass guitar. Check out Issue 03 of iBass Magazine for the full interview, plus Stuart Clayton takes a closer look at the playing techniques of Level 42’s main man.

Level 42 – My Independence Day (Ourra remix)

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