Direct Drive was a Disco, Soul and Electrofunk act in the 80s.When the band was founded, it consisted of 4 members: Mick Ward on bass, Pete Quinton on drums, Bob Williams on guitar and Bones playing congas. Later Paul Hardcastle applied as keyboard player, and was joined by Derek Green on vocals to make up the original lineup of the band.They then formed their own label 'Direct Drive Records' and Production Company 'BPM' and released "Pass The Paper". In November 1984 they released "Anything" on Direct Drive Record. This was so successful that it was picked up by Polydor Records and re released by them in early 1985. Polydors Boiling Point label. Direct Drive parted company with Polydor and reverted to releasing tracks on their own label.Until 1986. Direct Drive Records Former Address Suite 10, Moira House, Gosling Way, London, SW9 6JP. Manufactured And Distributed By PRT Records.