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The Vapors

  • The Vapors were a new wave and power pop band from England, that existed between 1979 and 1981.
  • They had a hit with the song "Turning Japanese" in 1980, which reached #3 in the UK Singles Chart,[1] and #36 in the corresponding U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • A solicitor who specializes in music law, frontman Fenton has apparently retired from his days as a music creator and performer to concentrate on legal aspects of the music industry.
  • Edward Bazalgette has since become a television director, credits including a 2005 BBC documentary about Genghis Khan.
  • Based in Guildford, Surrey, their members were David Fenton (songwriter, guitarist and vocalist), Howard Smith (drummer), Edward Bazalgette (lead guitarist) and Steve Smith (bass guitarist and vocals).

80's Hits

Turning Japanese

Members of this Group




mr mustang


80s freak boy

capteain king


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