Established in Oslo in 1987, Norwegian trio One 2 Many is probably a prime candidate to the twofold title of least remembered one-hit wonder ever. Signed to A&M in 1988, debut (and sole) album Mirror came out later that year in their home country, and sailed to number three on the strength of lead single "Downtown," which reached number one on its respective chart. The song became a moderate hit in other European countries by the start of 1989, prompting the American arm of A&M to take a shot at the band; "Downtown" duly became a minor Top 40 later in the spring. But by the time further singles "Another Man," "Writing on the Wall," and "Nearly There" were released, the group had already split, setting their aforementioned dubious status in stone.
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