Bucks Fizz is the eponymous debut studio album by the British pop group Bucks Fizz. Bucks Fizz has been re-released twice on CD, first in with bonus tracks and as a two-disc edition in In latesongwriter Andy Hill and his partner Nichola Martin came up with a song that was to be entered into the Eurovision Song Contest. Martin quickly set about bringing a group together to perform it.
In May the follow-up single, also written and produced by Hill, was released. Recorded between promotional tours and a hectic schedule, the album featured ten pop tracks, most of them quite different to "Making Your Mind Up", the song Eso Fue Ayer (Now Those Days Are Gone - Spanish Version) - Bucks Fizz - Bucks Fizz had made their name.
The album was released in a glossy gatefold sleeve, Eso Fue Ayer (Now Those Days Are Gone - Spanish Version) - Bucks Fizz - Bucks Fizz head and shoulders shots of the group both inside and outside. This, like the others also reached the top 20 in the UK and secured Bucks Fizz as one of the top acts of the year. No more singles were released from the album, although their next single " The Land of Make Believe " released in November went to No.
The album was re-issued on Compact disc in with bonus tracks. The Bucks Fizz album received average to good reviews from magazines. Record Mirror gave the album three out of five stars and said; "I think Bucks Fizz are bunch of gutless wonders who can perhaps sing in tune but don't know the meaning of singing with emotion Of the seven non-single tracks, about four would easily make top-class single releases Bucks Fizz is an instantly appealing album with some tracks registering immediately and other tracks growing on you".
InClassic Pop magazine reviewed the album favourably saying the tracks were "great" and mentioned "the Moroder-ised 'Took Untitled - Termite - Dream Warfare to the Limit', the Abba-esque 'Lady of the Night' and the disco-funky 'Shine On'.
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