Joy (Austria) About
Joy is a Dance-Pop-Band from Austria, founded in 1984. Their biggest success is the single “Touch by Touch” which was released in September 1985. At the same time, their song “Valerie” (never intended as a single) became a huge success in Eastern Europe. Joy were one of the few Western acts who were able to perform behind the Iron Curtain, because of their unpolitical lyrics. In 1987 they toured East Asia and performed in front of 24.000 people in Seoul. Nowadays they mainly perform at Retro festivals.