Before Midge Ure joined The Rich Kids and Ultravox, he was in a band called Slik; after Ure's departure, two members of Slik - keyboardist/vocalist Billy McIsaac and drummer Kenny Hyslop - joined forces with guitarist/vocalist Willy Gardner and bassist Russell Webb in the Zones. The Zones' only LP, 1979's Under Influence, ran the gamut of pop/rock styles popular at the time in Scotland - straight pop, new wave, reggae, and rock & roll. Webb later joined fellow Scottish band The Skids. ~ Steve Huey, All Music Guide