Be Near Me (3:37)

Cover of Absolutely

From Absolutely and 44 other releases

“Be Near Me” is a song by ABC. The hit single from How to Be a…Zillionaire!, it is a message from the group’s lead singer, Martin Fry, to an unknown addressee.

He commands the addressee not to leave him. It peaked at #26 on the UK singles chart in 1985, then later in the year it went to #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the U.S. The song also went to #1 on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart in September of that year, remaining on top for two weeks.


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The song’s music video shows the four band members in colorful attire “playing” toy or non-functional instruments, against a plain white background and floor. The camera makes a series of rolling, panning, and swooping shots.

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