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Murray Head: One Night in Bangkok (1985)

Murray Head performs in the music video "One Night in Bangkok" from the album "Chess" recorded for RCA Records. The video begins with an animated chessboard breaking down. It features ... See full summary »

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Murray Head
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Murray Head performs in the music video "One Night in Bangkok" from the album "Chess" recorded for RCA Records. The video begins with an animated chessboard breaking down. It features scenes of Murray Head walking the back alleys of a slum before he enters a room with a chessboard floor of black and white tiles and begins to sing. Clips of Murray playing chess against an exotic play throughout. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1985 (UK) See more »

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It mentions three places where chess tournaments were previously held: Iceland; the Philippines; and Hastings, UK. See more »


Soundtracks

One Night in Bangkok
Written by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice
Performed by Murray Head
Produced by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice
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