The Klaxons (Belgian band)
|Genres||Folk, world, country pop|
|Labels||Hispavox, Polydor, Disques Vogue, Telstar, CBS, Tonican|
|Past members||Jean Marie Troisfontaine
The Klaxons were a Belgian accordion-based band founded by Burt Blanca who had a minor UK hit in 1983 with "The Clap Clap Sound", which reached number 45 in the UK charts, and number 18 on the New Zealand Singles Chart The track is considered to be a holiday favourite, and is often accompanied by a dance routine, involving clapping.
They have released two albums: 1984's Clap Clap Sound, and 1995's Woogie Boogie. The song was also n°1 in South Africa.
|1984||Clap Clap Sound||Hispavox|
|1983||"Clap Clap Sound" / "Rippie Dance"||Polydor||18 (NZ)
|1984||"Kindertraum" / "Twist a Billy"||Disques Vogue||—|
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