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"Camouflage" is a German synthpop and dance music trio consisting of Marcus Meyn, Heiko Maile and Oliver Kreyssig. Their only Hot 100 entry was "The Great Commandment" which climbed to #59 in 1989. The song did spend three weeks at #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. They also had two additional minor hits in the dance chart in 1989.

In 1983, Heiko Maile, Marcus Meyn, Martin Kahling and Oliver Kreyssig, four friends from Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany, founded the band "Lizenenced Technology." In 1984, Martin Kahling left the band. Soon after, the group renamed itself "Camouflage," inspired by a "Yellow Magic Orchestra" song of the same name. The three young musicians set up their first studio in the basement of Heiko's parents' house, calling it "Boy's Factory." Their first live gigs at local music clubs soon followed. That next year, Camouflage recorded two demo tapes at their studio, and in 1986, the group won a local radio music contest - after a friend of theirs handed one of the demos in. A small Frankfurt music label, "Westside," showed interest in taking Camouflage on. There, the song "The Great Commandment" was recorded to be presented to bigger music compani...

years active 1984–present
origin Bietigheim-Bissingen
status Active
music genre Synthpop
current members Heiko Maile
Marcus Meyn
Oliver Kreyssig
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source: Wikipedia