Rockarama Novelty Nasty of the Week
One Night in Bangkok – Murray Head (1984)
A single from the concept album Chess – penned by Benny & Bjorn from ABBA and Tim Rice – which was later developed into a musical.
The song is performed by Murray Head, brother of actor Anthony Head, who is famous for playing Giles in the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer & the Prime Minister in Little Britain.
One Night in Bangkok hit #1 on the Australian charts & features the immortal line, “I get my kicks above the waistline, sunshine” – truly a motto for chess players everywhere.