MEO 245 (the name referred to the catalogue number of an obscure French pressing of a Beatles EP) formed in Tasmania (Australia) in the late 70s, eventually relocating to Melbourne in 1979.
The band signed with Mushroom Records and in October 1980 they issued their debut single, Lady Love which made the mainstream charts in Australia and earned the group a spot on ABC TV’s pop TV show, Countdown.
In 1981 they recorded their first album, Screen Memory which reached #69 on the local Albums Chart. A six-track EP called Rites of Passage followed in 1982 which provided the singles, Sin City and Summer Girl.
Paul Brickhill left in January 1983 to join The Little Heroes and MEO 245 had disbanded by March.