Blue Zoo was a British new wave band from 1980 to 1985. Formed in 1980, their original band name was Modern Jazz, and they released a single "In My Sleep (I Shoot Sheep)" in that year. Band members were: Mike Ansell on bass, Matthew Flowers (formerly of new wave band "Sore Throat") on keyboards, Pete Lancaster on trumpet, Andy O on vocals, Tim Parry on guitar and Mickey Sparrow on drums. Steve Pond from Inner City Unit played occasional synthesizer. Parry later went on to become a record producer.