24 Aug 2014

Murray Burns - Mi-Sex

From Sunday Morning, 10:45 am on 24 August 2014

MiSex and Rob Muldoon credit The Dominion Post Collection Alexander Turnbull Library

Members of the band Mi-Sex backstage after their concert, 17 June, 1980, with Prime minister Robert Muldoon and his precautionary ear-plugs. From left: Steve Gilpin, Don Martin, Kevin Stanton, Muldoon. Photograph from The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library.

Back in the late 70s and 80s Mi-Sex rode the new wave of music and had huge hits with songs such as ‘Computer Games’ and ‘But You Don’t Care’. They hit the big time in Australia and then toured the USA and Europe.

Find out more about MiSex on the AudioCulture website.

See more Mi Sex videos at NZonScreen.

Thirty years later they’re back in New Zealand for a short tour, joining forces with Split Enz keyboardist Eddie Rayner. Mi-Sex keyboardist Murray Burns talks to Wallace Chapman about the band's history and their recent reformation.