1999: Maria by Blondie

Composed by Jimmy Destri of rock band Blondie and recorded by the same band for their seventh studio album No Exit. The song was the band’s first single release since 1982, marking Blondie’s return to the Charts after an almost seventeen year absence. Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop Rock, Rock. The video was directed by Roman Coppola and is set in New York City in the USA, with parts of the city being seen through night-vision goggles. Chart-History.