Regarding this quiz, in typically stealthy fashion, Bob Egan of PopSpots shut this one right down.
As it turns out, I was entirely wrong — that big building behind them is not, in fact, 30 Rock. Here’s what Bob had to say...
They are on the same sewer cap that this woman is standing on in front of 555 MaAdison Avenue. It's here.
Although the big building in back looks like the side of Rock Center, the clue was that it didn't have didn't have the "ledges'" going up the side.
The old GM building at 59th and 5th, that has the Apple store is the place in back.
The New construction behind the band is now the 3 sided Sided IBM building at 56th and Madison. That's why it didn't look like a square building.
The search was shear Madness! Kidding.
I never got to see Madness, alas. In terms of British Ska bands, I did see the Specials when they came back (albeit without Jerry Dammers) a few years back, and I caught the English Beat several years back at a somewhat depressing club gig.
Here’s my favorite, arguably less-celebrated Madness `choon….