‘Metro Music’ was recorded at the Manor Studio, England, in August 1979 and is the debut album by the canadian group Martha and the Muffins and originally released in 1979. ‘Metro Music’ is notable as being the first album ever to be released on the new DinDisc label (DID 1), which was a subsidery of the Virgin Label. The debut album by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (DID 2). ‘Metro Music’produced the bands only international hit with ‘Echo Beach’ which reached number 10 in the UK Charts in march 1980. ‘Saigon’ was released as a follow-up single in the Uk but it failed to chart, while ‘Paint By Number Heart’ was released in Canada reaching number 69 in their Singles Chart. The album serves as an example of a distinct era and sound called ‘New Wave’.