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GenresNew wave, synthpop
InstrumentsPiano, synthesizer
Years active1983–1984
LabelsChrysalis Records
Associated actsSimon F, Used To

Intaferon was a short-lived English new wave duo, consisting of Simon Fellowes and Simon Gillham.[1] They were signed to Chrysalis Records.[2] Their song, "Get Out of London" (produced by Martin Rushent) was featured in the 2001 Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen movie Winning London.[3]

Singles were often featured on the channel four show Max Headroom.[4]

Simon Fellowes, after releasing two further albums as Simon F[5] and another using the moniker F Machine, is now an author. He has three published novels - Don't Breathe the Air,[6][7] and My Name is Ferdinand[8] (Strata Books) and 10 Dead Mexicans.

Simon Gillham gained a BA and an MA in Philosophy and undertook a PhD on Nietzsche, then embarked on a career as a Philosophy lecturer. In 2015, he formed the band 'Used To', releasing several singles.



  • "Steamhammer Sam" (1983) - UK No. 77 (music video featured Jack Watson)
  • "Get Out of London" (1983) - UK No. 93
  • "Baby Pain" (1984) (also released on Simon F's 1985 solo album Gun)

Simon Fellowes released other solo singles as Simon F, including "American Dream" and "Love Bomb".


  1. ^ [1] 'Whatever Happened to Intaferon' podcast 2015
  2. ^ [2] Intaferon 7" releases on Chrysalis
  3. ^ [3] All Music Song Credits
  4. ^ [4] Max Headroom show website
  5. ^ [5] Simon F. Discography on All Music
  6. ^ [6] - book details at Strata Books (publisher)
  7. ^ Simon Fellowes' Amazon author page
  8. ^ [7] - book details at Strata Books (publisher)

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