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KournikovaFan91
Oct 12th, 2011, 02:44 AM
They announced a 14 date arena tour and the possibility of a new album at some point. I will still be in NZ in April so will unfortunately miss out :sobbing: The Ultimate Collection Album has also just be released.

Also he knew the split was as nasty as it was, I caught up with their 4 part documentary where the 5 are reunited for the 1st time in ten years and it was pretty eye opening.

I was never fond of Claire but I feel sorry for her if she felt excluded by Faye and Lisa. H still seems like an ass, I also feel Claire is taking most of the shit for the split when he was instrumental too.

I hope they can have a bit of success again, their music videos were so naff but it was amazing as a kid dancing to all the songs. :lol: Also Lee was one of my first crushes as a kid. :p

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Mary Cherry.
Oct 12th, 2011, 02:59 AM
While I'm still eagerly awaiting B*Witched's reunion, this is still awesome :hearts: Pre-ordered the Greatest Hits (still hasn't arrived yet :( )

I had no idea about the tour :eek: I need to go :hysteric:

KournikovaFan91
Oct 12th, 2011, 03:07 AM
http://stepsofficial.co.uk/

Their new website has the dates, Dublin and Belfast have been added at the start and aren't listed there apparently. All pretty major arenas.

Apparently the Ultimate Collection looks like it could make it to Number 1. Its number 2 in the midweeks and with more TV appearances could get to number 1.

Regarding B*witched I read an article in an Irish newspaper and Sinead has a normal job and doesn't seem interested in a reunion, god knows where Lindsay is. :shrug:

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 12th, 2011, 03:12 AM
I LOVED their song 'Tragedy' :hearts: It was such a classic Stock, Aitken & Waterman tune :banana:

Mary Cherry.
Oct 12th, 2011, 03:16 AM
Also, did Lisa forget how to sing? :tape: :oh:

Mary Cherry.
Oct 12th, 2011, 03:18 AM
http://stepsofficial.co.uk/

Their new website has the dates, Dublin and Belfast have been added at the start and aren't listed there apparently. All pretty major arenas.

Apparently the Ultimate Collection looks like it could make it to Number 1. Its number 2 in the midweeks and with more TV appearances could get to number 1.

Regarding B*witched I read an article in an Irish newspaper and Sinead has a normal job and doesn't seem interested in a reunion, god knows where Lindsay is. :shrug:

YES Sheffield Arena :cheer: Hopefully I can find someone to go with :lol: The Ultimate Collection is already #1 on iTunes :worship:

and Sinead was always my least favourite member, even more so now if she said that :o

KournikovaFan91
Oct 12th, 2011, 03:23 AM
I'm so jealous :sobbing: The Kiwis tell me 5,6,7,8 was a big hit over here, if only they'd do a World Tour :sad:
Aren't the B*witched twins up to something as a duo these days, I mean that's half the group right there :p

Lisa singing isn't great, no wonder a solo career never took off :tape: Still love her :) :)

Mary Cherry.
Oct 12th, 2011, 03:27 AM
I'm so jealous :sobbing: The Kiwis tell me 5,6,7,8 was a big hit over here, if only they'd do a World Tour :sad:
Aren't the B*witched twins up to something as a duo these days, I mean that's half the group right there :p

Lisa singing isn't great, no wonder a solo career never took off :tape: Still love her :) :)

They're performing as a duo now and are calling themselves Barbarellas, but I'm not really a fan to be honest :unsure: If you look here, I think you'll see why:

http://barbarellas.net/

I don't think their album did very well either :tape:

Mary Cherry.
Oct 12th, 2011, 04:17 AM
What's everyone's favourite Steps song? At the time mine was always One For Sorrow, but in hindsight I can't choose :sobbing: Here's a few:

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I love that even for the saddest songs, H always has a massive grin plastered across his face.

KournikovaFan91
Oct 12th, 2011, 04:36 AM
Picking a favorite is so tough when I like EVERY single song, not many groups I can say that about :lol:

I really like Its the Way You Make Me Feel. 5,6,7,8 has aged the worst of them all buts is still fun, Lee's rapping :help:

Tragedy and Love's Got a Hold on My Heart where the first to pop in my head when the reunion was announced. Yeah no matter how sad the song lyrics they always seemed so happy, H abnormally so. I mean he didn't have to come out of the closest its quite clear looking back at these videos he was gay all along :lol:

Pops Maellard
Oct 12th, 2011, 07:26 AM
:rolls: "One For Sorrow" is probably the best. That was the one song that kind of came to mind every now and again after they split. I rediscovered some of their songs in recent years :oh:.

Voice-wise I think I like H the best actually. Lee's still cute :oh:.

Pops Maellard
Oct 12th, 2011, 07:44 AM
Honourable mention:

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Londoner
Oct 12th, 2011, 09:06 AM
I LOVED their song 'Tragedy' :hearts: It was such a classic Stock, Aitken & Waterman tune :banana:

It was a Bee Gees tune;)

Londoner
Oct 12th, 2011, 09:08 AM
They're obviously in it for the dosh and H is a tw@t, but hey I loved them and hope they release another studio album not just a Greatest Hits as I've already got all the albums!

KournikovaFan91
Oct 12th, 2011, 09:13 AM
From the documentary it seems H has quite a lot of cash, by the look of that house he lives in. I guess the west end pays well. Lisa's pad in Dubai looks pretty nice too. But I dunno what money she would be living off.

The documentary thing is actually really interesting, I like how Faye wasn't taking Claire and H's bullshit about being overworked as the reason they left. Also I really wanna know what H put in his resignation letter that he wouldn't let the camera see :shrug: how bad was it?

Pops Maellard
Oct 12th, 2011, 09:59 AM
It was a Bee Gees tune;)
In the Bee Gees version the vocals were UNBEARABLE.

AdeyC
Oct 12th, 2011, 11:04 AM
After Abba and Bananarama, Steps are my third all-time fave group

What's everyone's favourite Steps song?



Tough one, but I'd say their cover of Bananarama's Last Thing On My Mind, or Summer Of Love.

KournikovaFan91
Oct 12th, 2011, 11:55 AM
I love the video for Last Thing on My Mind. The Cuban setting is so fabulous :hearts:

Pops Maellard
Oct 12th, 2011, 11:56 AM
Oh and shockingly they weren't lip-syncing. They were infamous for that :oh:.

Kylger
Oct 12th, 2011, 12:35 PM
OMG, I was so happy when I heard they are re-grouping again :sobbing: I loved them when I was young. I knew all their songs.

I also hope they make more than an Ultimate Colletion album. They were missed. The break-up came out of the blue to be honest.

My all time favorite song from them has to be "The Way You Make Me Feel". I just adore that song. the video is brilliant. Love everything about it. Ofcourse so many other great tracks by them as well.

Ashi
Oct 12th, 2011, 12:41 PM
I remember dancing in sync to 5, 6, 7, 8.........as a middle schooler. :lol:

Makes me feel old. :sobbing:

John.
Oct 12th, 2011, 01:12 PM
This has made my year :sobbing: I loved them back in the day, and went to see them 4 times. I am so excited about the tour next year.

Londoner
Oct 12th, 2011, 01:15 PM
After Abba and Bananarama, Steps are my third all-time fave group

A true Brighton Belle!;):lol:

Londoner
Oct 12th, 2011, 01:16 PM
In the Bee Gees version the vocals were UNBEARABLE.

Yep. In fact in every one of their songs!

AdeyC
Oct 12th, 2011, 01:16 PM
I saw them at Wembley - thought they were great - Atomic Kitten were the support act.

AdeyC
Oct 12th, 2011, 01:17 PM
A true Brighton Belle!;):lol:

A Londoner gone south ;)

KournikovaFan91
Oct 12th, 2011, 02:20 PM
Lee in the Deeper Shade of Blue video :hearts:

I'm in love again :hearts:

Monica_Rules
Oct 12th, 2011, 02:33 PM
I have tickets for the O2 on the 19th of April.

My fav songs were Summer of Love, Last thing on my mind and One For Sorrow

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 12th, 2011, 03:05 PM
It was a Bee Gees tune;)

I know, but SAW produced Tragedy ;) It has their classic feel good melody ala Rick Astley and Kylie ( her late 80s/early 90s tunes ) :hearts: . I have SAW's Greatest Hits Cd somewhere in my collection :angel:

Talula
Oct 12th, 2011, 03:26 PM
I can sleep tonight knowing all is well.

If groups such as Steps can reunite after loathing each other then I can't think why there can't be peace in the Middle East.

Mary Cherry.
Oct 12th, 2011, 04:05 PM
I can sleep tonight knowing all is well.

If groups such as Steps can reunite after loathing each other then I can't think why there can't be peace in the Middle East.

:worship:

Mary Cherry.
Oct 12th, 2011, 04:06 PM
On another note, does anyone with the album know where the concert pre-order code is?

EDIT: Nevermind, apparently you had to order the album from Ticketmaster to get the code at the same time :o

Kart
Oct 13th, 2011, 04:24 PM
Oh I think I might go see them when they're in London.

AdeyC
Oct 14th, 2011, 07:41 AM
Compare the original and the cover

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rockstar
Oct 14th, 2011, 07:51 AM
so weird to see them as thirty-somethings dancing to that choreography :sobbing:

at least they weren't lip-synching, so nice to see them back together

Mary Cherry.
Oct 14th, 2011, 08:20 AM
I have tickets :oh:

It's been a while since I bought tickets online at the time of release but I'm surprised I got through so quickly. It literally took 3 minutes. I'm worried there might be some sort of catch :tape:

Philbo
Oct 14th, 2011, 09:20 AM
From the documentary it seems H has quite a lot of cash, by the look of that house he lives in. I guess the west end pays well. Lisa's pad in Dubai looks pretty nice too. But I dunno what money she would be living off.

The documentary thing is actually really interesting, I like how Faye wasn't taking Claire and H's bullshit about being overworked as the reason they left. Also I really wanna know what H put in his resignation letter that he wouldn't let the camera see :shrug: how bad was it?
I have a friend involved in making this tv show and I hate to put a dampener on things, but the whole tv show is a load of shit designed to be used as a promo to sell tickets to their world tour (which is a one off and pure money making exercise)

The truth is, they still pretty much all cant stand each other. And the reasons given for the breakup in the show are superficial reasons for why they broke up. There was real tension about how Claire got to sing most of the vocals etc, but the real reason why they all fell out was because H was fucking their manager and basically never used to sit with them on flights, or act like a part of the group and was given favourable treatment by their manager which is the true cause of all their tension.

Believe it or not, but thought you might enjoy a bit of insider gossip!

Londoner
Oct 14th, 2011, 09:31 AM
I have a friend involved in making this tv show and I hate to put a dampener on things, but the whole tv show is a load of shit designed to be used as a promo to sell tickets to their world tour (which is a one off and pure money making exercise)

The truth is, they still pretty much all cant stand each other. And the reasons given for the breakup in the show are superficial reasons for why they broke up. There was real tension about how Claire got to sing most of the vocals etc, but the real reason why they all fell out was because H was fucking their manager and basically never used to sit with them on flights, or act like a part of the group and was given favourable treatment by their manager which is the true cause of all their tension.

Believe it or not, but thought you might enjoy a bit of insider gossip!

I believe it. I watched the TV shows and what you say was alluded to. I have to say that watching the episode of the recording of Dancing Queen my overwhelming thought was that they need to get over themselves. Their 'issues' are so petty. They were nonentities who auditioned to make one single, got lucky and pretty much anyone could have filled their shoes - right place at right time. I don't understand why such groups cant count their blessings and enjoy their good fortune and the experience. They were crazy splitting as none were going to make it solo and many fans felt let down.

If fans want to buy this reunion that's up to them, and good luck to them, but it's kind of sad that such groups can't just acknowledge and enjoy their situation.

Philbo
Oct 14th, 2011, 11:22 AM
I believe it. I watched the TV shows and what you say was alluded to. I have to say that watching the episode of the recording of Dancing Queen my overwhelming thought was that they need to get over themselves. Their 'issues' are so petty. They were nonentities who auditioned to make one single, got lucky and pretty much anyone could have filled their shoes - right place at right time. I don't understand why such groups cant count their blessings and enjoy their good fortune and the experience. They were crazy splitting as none were going to make it solo and many fans felt let down.

If fans want to buy this reunion that's up to them, and good luck to them, but it's kind of sad that such groups can't just acknowledge and enjoy their situation.
so true...

Mynarco
Oct 14th, 2011, 11:27 AM
45 quid a ticket :unsure:?

John.
Oct 14th, 2011, 01:13 PM
I got tickets :cheer:

Need to brush up on my dance moves - It's been awhile :oh:

Dani12
Oct 14th, 2011, 01:54 PM
I can sleep tonight knowing all is well.

If groups such as Steps can reunite after loathing each other then I can't think why there can't be peace in the Middle East.

I totally thought you were talking about the band for a while there. The middle east split up this year, hope they come back.

ElusiveChanteuse
Oct 14th, 2011, 01:54 PM
Hm.didn't know they're so popular in TF.:oh:

Mary Cherry.
Oct 14th, 2011, 04:05 PM
45 quid a ticket :unsure:?

Worth every penny :oh:

Mary Cherry.
Oct 14th, 2011, 07:08 PM
I have a friend involved in making this tv show and I hate to put a dampener on things, but the whole tv show is a load of shit designed to be used as a promo to sell tickets to their world tour (which is a one off and pure money making exercise)

The truth is, they still pretty much all cant stand each other. And the reasons given for the breakup in the show are superficial reasons for why they broke up. There was real tension about how Claire got to sing most of the vocals etc, but the real reason why they all fell out was because H was fucking their manager and basically never used to sit with them on flights, or act like a part of the group and was given favourable treatment by their manager which is the true cause of all their tension.

Believe it or not, but thought you might enjoy a bit of insider gossip!

I think they actually mentioned that on the programme, although they phrased it a bit more tactfully :lol: If it wasn't on the show, I remember either reading it or hearing about it somewhere else recently.

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 14th, 2011, 11:40 PM
I got tickets :cheer:

Need to brush up on my dance moves - It's been awhile :oh:

You didn't bust a move at the Kylie concerts this year ? :oh: ;)

KournikovaFan91
Oct 15th, 2011, 04:20 AM
I think they actually mentioned that on the programme, although they phrased it a bit more tactfully :lol: If it wasn't on the show, I remember either reading it or hearing about it somewhere else recently.

It was mentioned. Lee said something that if H and the manager kept a secret like that from the rest of them then what other secrets were they keeping from them.

I defiantly felt Lisa was a bit full of herself over the vocal distribution in the last episode, I thought since she is in her 30s now she'd be over that kind of thing. Also her This Morning performance showed she was least deserving of individual vocals :shrug:

On Lorraine
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Edward.
Oct 15th, 2011, 02:47 PM
Ah Steps.

By rights, they should offend me musically. Yet for some reason I will admit to being rather fond of a few of their songs. Yes, they were rampantly cheesy, with the goofy lyrics and over the top warbling, but they did cheesy pop as well as any band I can think of. Some of my favourite songs were Deeper Shade of Blue, Summer of Love and Last Thing on my Mind. The video for the latter makes me nostalgic, given that it was a quintessential taste of the 90's.

Put it this way, given the choice between the diabolical, soulless music acts of present, including Gaga, Perry, Rihanna and will.i.am, with their Autotune-assisted mediocrity, and the apparently endless conveyor belt of manufactured non-entity's produced by X-Factor and similar shows, I'd choose Steps any day.

Mynarco
Oct 15th, 2011, 04:42 PM
Ah Steps.

By rights, they should offend me musically. Yet for some reason I will admit to being rather fond of a few of their songs. Yes, they were rampantly cheesy, with the goofy lyrics and over the top warbling, but they did cheesy pop as well as any band I can think of. Some of my favourite songs were Deeper Shade of Blue, Summer of Love and Last Thing on my Mind. The video for the latter makes me nostalgic, given that it was a quintessential taste of the 90's.

Put it this way, given the choice between the diabolical, soulless music acts of present, including Gaga, Perry, Rihanna and will.i.am, with their Autotune-assisted mediocrity, and the apparently endless conveyor belt of manufactured non-entity's produced by X-Factor and similar shows, I'd choose Steps any day.

(Renaslam says) Steps.

Monica_Rules
Oct 15th, 2011, 09:08 PM
I have a friend involved in making this tv show and I hate to put a dampener on things, but the whole tv show is a load of shit designed to be used as a promo to sell tickets to their world tour (which is a one off and pure money making exercise)

The truth is, they still pretty much all cant stand each other. And the reasons given for the breakup in the show are superficial reasons for why they broke up. There was real tension about how Claire got to sing most of the vocals etc, but the real reason why they all fell out was because H was fucking their manager and basically never used to sit with them on flights, or act like a part of the group and was given favourable treatment by their manager which is the true cause of all their tension.

Believe it or not, but thought you might enjoy a bit of insider gossip!


All of these issues have been spoken about at length during the whole series so nothing new there.

Monica_Rules
Oct 15th, 2011, 09:13 PM
I'm sure I read a comment here about how much money they had made but can't find it now.

H said they made millions from Steps. They would have aswell the amount of records they sold plus I was shocked to find out how much people get for doing one off gigs. H is the only one i think to have been doing some sort of work since Steps though and to have some success although Faye has done a fair few musicals over the years.

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 15th, 2011, 10:49 PM
(Renaslam says) Steps.

:happy:

Mary Cherry.
Oct 15th, 2011, 11:02 PM
(Renaslam says) Steps.


:haha:

Londoner
Oct 16th, 2011, 08:53 AM
It was mentioned. Lee said something that if H and the manager kept a secret like that from the rest of them then what other secrets were they keeping from them.

I defiantly felt Lisa was a bit full of herself over the vocal distribution in the last episode, I thought since she is in her 30s now she'd be over that kind of thing. Also her This Morning performance showed she was least deserving of individual vocals :shrug:

On Lorraine
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Sounded better than a lot of what's around!

Faye sang a beautiful song (if You Believe) on Buzz, and good to see Lee's vocals more to the fore - he's ageing well!

Pops Maellard
Oct 16th, 2011, 08:56 AM
Sounded better than a lot of what's around!

Faye sang a beautiful song (if You Believe) on Buzz, and good to see Lee's vocals more to the fore - he's ageing well!
I think H is more handsome these days too.

KournikovaFan91
Oct 16th, 2011, 10:41 AM
Its hard for me to see past H's awfully annoying nature to consider his physical looks.

They all aged pretty well imo, I mean sure Claire put on a bit of weight (which was documented for that reality show thing she did) but they all look good. :)

Kylger
Oct 16th, 2011, 11:00 AM
Sounded better than a lot of what's around!

Faye sang a beautiful song (if You Believe) on Buzz, and good to see Lee's vocals more to the fore - he's ageing well!
His vocals were good and HOT DAMN he is still looking amazing. wet dreams again.

Mary Cherry.
Oct 16th, 2011, 11:10 AM
I never saw the appeal in Lee first time around, maybe I was too young for crushes :oh: But he looks :hearts: in the video for After The Love Has Gone

KournikovaFan91
Oct 16th, 2011, 11:30 AM
He was my first crush, after Kournikova but since I'm gay now that only counts as a girl crush :p

Monica_Rules
Oct 16th, 2011, 11:59 AM
^ LOL

I used to like Lee, hmm not so much anymore

Kylger
Oct 16th, 2011, 12:33 PM
He was my first crush, after Kournikova but since I'm gay now that only counts as a girl crush :p
heh I was the same. Not sure if either was my first crush but a crush nontheless.

KournikovaFan91
Oct 17th, 2011, 04:59 AM
Number 1 Album :woohoo:

silverwhite
Oct 17th, 2011, 07:10 AM
The only song of theirs I'm really familiar with is It's the Way You Make Me Feel :rocker2: Terrific video too :yeah:

silverwhite
Oct 17th, 2011, 07:11 AM
I saw them at Wembley - thought they were great - Atomic Kitten were the support act.

Atomic Kitten :hysteric:

Londoner
Oct 17th, 2011, 08:56 AM
Number 1 Album :woohoo:

It's interesting that a lot of groups who were laughed at in their day are appreciated more in later years - Abba included.

Congratulations to them. I think they've got the timing just right. Recession, country needing cheering up, their cheerful, happy go lucky songs. I hope they do a new studio album as despite my cynicism I love 'em an missed 'em!

KournikovaFan91
Oct 17th, 2011, 10:12 AM
It would be great to get a new studio album. :hearts:

I can see what some people are saying about this genre having somewhat of a revival. Hopefully these 5 can get along long enough to make another studio album :unsure:

Its amazing how many wannabe Steps groups appeared after them, Scooch, ALLStars*, Pop! for example. All shit, although Scooch's first song was okish.

Maria rocks
Oct 17th, 2011, 01:13 PM
So exciting they are back together, So the ultimate question what is your fave Steps track? Mine is One for Sorrow but they haven't really got a bad track have they?

Mynarco
Oct 17th, 2011, 01:18 PM
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My favourite

John.
Oct 17th, 2011, 01:54 PM
You didn't bust a move at the Kylie concerts this year ? :oh: ;)

Of course - I meant brush up on my Steps routines :oh:

Kylger
Oct 17th, 2011, 04:23 PM
The only song of theirs I'm really familiar with is It's the Way You Make Me Feel :rocker2: Terrific video too :yeah:
My all time fave. Simply stunning in every aspect.
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Loving the moments with Lisa passing "her guy"and having that powerful butterflies moment and Claire where she is walking outside heartbroken.

EDIT - Oh and loving the dance sequence in this vid. Claire's "boy" looks damn cute also :hearts::drool:

Mynarco
Oct 17th, 2011, 04:24 PM
Should I shell out 9 quid for their album :inlove:

Kylger
Oct 17th, 2011, 05:06 PM
Wait I missed something. The Ultimate Collection is a combo of CD AND DVD???


CD

5,6,7,8 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5,6,7,8) (Upton/Crosby) – 3:21
Last Thing on My Mind (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Last_Thing_on_My_Mind) (Stock (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Stock_(musician))/Waterman/Dallin/Woodward) – 3:04
One for Sorrow (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_for_Sorrow_(song)) (Topham/Twigg/Ellington) – 4:21
Heartbeat (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heartbeat_(Steps_song)) (Jackie James) – 4:23
Tragedy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tragedy_(song)) (Gibb, Gibb, Gibb (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee_Gees)) – 4:30
Better Best Forgotten (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Better_Best_Forgotten) (Frampton/Waterman (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Waterman)) – 3:42
Love's Got a Hold on My Heart (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love%27s_Got_a_Hold_on_My_Heart) (Frampton/Waterman) – 3:19
After the Love Has Gone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/After_the_Love_Has_Gone_(Steps_song)) (Topham/Twigg/Ellington) – 4:34
Say You'll Be Mine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Say_You%27ll_Be_Mine_(STEPS_song)) (Frampton/Waterman) – 3:31
Better the Devil You Know (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Better_the_Devil_You_Know) (Stock/Aitken/Waterman (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stock_Aitken_Waterman)) – 3:48
Deeper Shade of Blue (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deeper_Shade_of_Blue) (Radio Edit) (Topham/Twigg) – 3:44
When I Said Goodbye (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/When_I_Said_Goodbye) (Topham/Twigg) – 3:32
Summer Of Love (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summer_Of_Love) (Topham/Twigg) – 3:51
Stomp (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stomp_(Steps_song)) (Topham/Twigg/Campbell) – 3:21
It's the Way You Make Me Feel (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%27s_the_Way_You_Make_Me_Feel) (J. Elofssen) – 3:16
Here And Now (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Here_And_Now_/_You%27ll_Be_Sorry) (Album Version) (A. Carlsson/A. Thomson) – 3:44
You'll Be Sorry (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Here_And_Now_/_You%27ll_Be_Sorry) (Album Version) (Topham/Twigg) – 4:05
Chain Reaction (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chain_Reaction_(song)) (Gibb, Gibb, Gibb) – 3:56
I Know Him So Well (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Know_Him_So_Well) (Andersson/Rice/Ulvaeus) – 4:15
Dancing Queen (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dancing_Queen) (Bonus Track) (Andersson/Ulvaeus/Anderson) – 3:25
DVD

"5, 6, 7, 8"
"Last Thing on My Mind"
"One for Sorrow"
"Heartbeat"
"Tragedy"
"Better Best Forgotten"
"Love's Got a Hold on My Heart"
"After the Love Has Gone"
"Say You'll Be Mine"
"Better the Devil You Know"
"Deeper Shade of Blue"
"When I Said Goodbye"
"Summer of Love"
"Stomp"
"It's the Way You Make Me Feel"
"Here and Now"
"You'll Be Sorry"
"Chain Reaction"
"Words Are Not Enough"
"I Know Him So Well"

Kylger
Oct 17th, 2011, 05:08 PM
I want that DVD :sobbing: All my fave songs as vids in one go :sobbing:

Was just browsing for HD Steps vids and drooling over halfn aked Lee pics :p This is too good now.

Mynarco
Oct 17th, 2011, 05:20 PM
Yes indeed. 9 quid for a CD and a DVD.

Mary Cherry.
Oct 17th, 2011, 10:07 PM
I bought the CD & DVD version :oh: Although now I'm wishing I bought it from Ticketmaster so I could've got a pre-order code for the concert. My seats aren't brilliant :sad:

KournikovaFan91
Oct 18th, 2011, 01:13 AM
At least you'll be able to go :sobbing: :sobbing:

Mary Cherry.
Oct 18th, 2011, 01:22 AM
At least you'll be able to go :sobbing: :sobbing:

I'm not even sure of that yet - most of my friends are either already going or they laughed at me for even suggesting it :lol: :sad:

Talula
Oct 18th, 2011, 08:50 AM
I loved Steps and didn't care what people said about them. I don't even care about their motivations for getting back together I am just thrilled they are back and hope they stay around. I was one of the devastated fans when they split. Listening to their albums again, their songs are box fresh and awesome! No one today has a collection of hit after hit like them.

My crush on Lee has started all over again. And he's, wait for it, straight!!

Pops Maellard
Oct 18th, 2011, 09:23 AM
I like their cover of Chain Reaction. Everyone except Lee sang lead and towards the end Claire did her thing! :bowdown: Oh and Lisa looked hot.

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Pops Maellard
Oct 18th, 2011, 09:29 AM
I loved Steps and didn't care what people said about them. I don't even care about their motivations for getting back together I am just thrilled they are back and hope they stay around. I was one of the devastated fans when they split. Listening to their albums again, their songs are box fresh and awesome! No one today has a collection of hit after hit like them.

My crush on Lee has started all over again. And he's, wait for it, straight!!

Steps' brand of electro dance-pop is actually what's popular again ATM (even the rappers like Pitbull, Usher etc. are on the bandwagon). It makes me wonder if Gaga had been popular in the late-90s she would've been hated as Steps were :scratch:.

Pops Maellard
Oct 18th, 2011, 10:21 AM
"One For Sorrow" is their best IMO.

KournikovaFan91
Oct 18th, 2011, 11:05 AM
Steps' brand of electro dance-pop is actually what's popular again ATM (even the rappers like Pitbull, Usher etc. are on the bandwagon). It makes me wonder if Gaga had been popular in the late-90s she would've been hated as Steps were :scratch:.

Good point, I mean Judas and Edge of Glory defiantly are songs that I think Steps could have sung and they wouldn't have looked out of place with the likes of Deeper Shade of Blue.

V-MAC
Oct 18th, 2011, 11:56 AM
Their cover of Tina Cousins' song "Deeper Shade of Blue"

V-MAC
Oct 18th, 2011, 12:11 PM
I completely disagree. Steps' brand of pop was very unique and completely soaked in the 90s so I'm not sure how they would sound now with new material. They are clearly riding on the wave of nostalgia at the moment so good for them for reaping the awards that has brought them. There is just no comparison though to GaGa IMO.
Saying that, I would most interested to hear new material from them.

tucker1989
Oct 18th, 2011, 01:34 PM
5,6,7,8.....

Mary Cherry.
Oct 18th, 2011, 03:57 PM
I can see why there could be comparisons to GaGa. You can dress them up all you like but when it comes down to it their best hits are simply just awesome, catchy, pure pop tunes. They've both released great pop songs that are a throwback to the pop songs of yesteryear (Steps at the time were supposed to be like a modern-day Abba and, well, we all know who GaGa likes to emulate :oh: )

Steps' brand of electro dance-pop is actually what's popular again ATM (even the rappers like Pitbull, Usher etc. are on the bandwagon). It makes me wonder if Gaga had been popular in the late-90s she would've been hated as Steps were :scratch:.

Heck, if Steps hadn't existed first time round and someone gave Pitbull a verse in one of their songs to rap on, it'd be a hit. Maybe not with Tragedy or 5, 6, 7, 8 but definitely something like DSOB or One For Sorrow. The only thing missing would be the hideous 10-second blasts of dubstep or drum & bass or noise a lot of artits seem to use in their songs these days :|


I miss the late 90s and early 00s :hysteric:

OoohBarracuda
Oct 18th, 2011, 07:00 PM
Been listening to The Ultimate Collection for the past couple of days :D Had to get out their other albums too, I'm so excited for the tour. Got tickets to go to Aberdeen, no cheaper tickets left at Glasgow, but as long as I get to see them I don't care where I go :p My mum is coming with me like she did 10 years ago when I went to see them :lol: Been practicing my dance moves, though I don't know if I should do the Last Thing On My Mind one cause I could really hurt someone doing that :lol:

I think One For Sorrow is my fave song of theirs. Claire has always been my favourite so I love it that she has lead vocals on it, even if the rest of the group ain't too happy about that :p I loved it when Claire did that wee thing with her nose :lol: I noticed she did it on the DSOB on Lorraine :D

Anyone been watching the Steps Reunion? Really been enjoying it cos I didn't really know what happened between them so it's been really interesting, although I do feel sorry for poor Claire getting all the snash :(

Mary Cherry.
Oct 18th, 2011, 08:40 PM
Been listening to The Ultimate Collection for the past couple of days :D Had to get out their other albums too, I'm so excited for the tour. Got tickets to go to Aberdeen, no cheaper tickets left at Glasgow, but as long as I get to see them I don't care where I go :p My mum is coming with me like she did 10 years ago when I went to see them :lol: Been practicing my dance moves, though I don't know if I should do the Last Thing On My Mind one cause I could really hurt someone doing that :lol:

I think One For Sorrow is my fave song of theirs. Claire has always been my favourite so I love it that she has lead vocals on it, even if the rest of the group ain't too happy about that :p I loved it when Claire did that wee thing with her nose :lol: I noticed she did it on the DSOB on Lorraine :D

Anyone been watching the Steps Reunion? Really been enjoying it cos I didn't really know what happened between them so it's been really interesting, although I do feel sorry for poor Claire getting all the snash :(

I know what you mean, she used to do it all the time :lol:

and I'm wondering more about whether they'll still be able to do the dance moves, let alone the rest of us :oh:

Cilla
Oct 18th, 2011, 10:16 PM
"5, 6, 7, 8"
"Last Thing on My Mind"
"One for Sorrow"
"Heartbeat"
"Tragedy"
"Better Best Forgotten"
"Love's Got a Hold on My Heart"
"After the Love Has Gone"
"Say You'll Be Mine"
"Better the Devil You Know"
"Deeper Shade of Blue"
"When I Said Goodbye"
"Summer of Love"
"Stomp"
"It's the Way You Make Me Feel"
"Here and Now"
"You'll Be Sorry"
"Chain Reaction"
"Words Are Not Enough"
"I Know Him So Well"

My faves :worship:

Cheese at its best :worship:

I always remember how wide Claire always opened her mouth to sing :sobbing: The "Tragedy" video is the peak of that :hysteric:

KournikovaFan91
Oct 19th, 2011, 05:42 AM
IKR its like a cave. My jaw was hurting the other day when I was lip synching along Claire style to the songs.

Maria rocks
Oct 19th, 2011, 11:57 AM
My fave steps songs.

1. One for sorrow

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rb5aHs_TmAI&feature=player_detailpage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbvxJzdSZwA&feature=player_detailpage

2. Last thing on my mind

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTh0k39X94g&feature=player_detailpage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnN3YATAe7o&feature=player_detailpage

3. Its the way you make me feel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9L-0x92vXk&feature=player_detailpage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=PUVs2puhoTQ

4. Chain Reaction

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SF9lnzNuMlo&feature=player_detailpage

But love the rest as well. Its so hard to choose.

KournikovaFan91
Oct 19th, 2011, 12:56 PM
6 more tour dates added.

April 20 - London, O2 Arena

April 22 - Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena

April 23 - Glasgow, Braehead Arena

April 25 - Birmingham, LG Arena

April 26 - Manchester, MEN Arena

April 27 - Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena

In other news.

H revealed Robbie Williams encourgaed him to leave Steps in 2001
http://www.digitalspy.ie/music/news/a346324/h-robbie-williams-told-me-to-leave-steps.html

And Lee was Britney's tabloid boyfriend stateside.
http://www.digitalspy.ie/music/news/a346368/steps-lee-latchford-evans-i-was-britney-spearss-tabloid-boyfriend.html

Mary Cherry.
Oct 19th, 2011, 03:11 PM
6 more tour dates added.

April 20 - London, O2 Arena

April 22 - Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena

April 23 - Glasgow, Braehead Arena

April 25 - Birmingham, LG Arena

April 26 - Manchester, MEN Arena

April 27 - Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena

In other news.

H revealed Robbie Williams encourgaed him to leave Steps in 2001
http://www.digitalspy.ie/music/news/a346324/h-robbie-williams-told-me-to-leave-steps.html

And Lee was Britney's tabloid boyfriend stateside.
http://www.digitalspy.ie/music/news/a346368/steps-lee-latchford-evans-i-was-britney-spearss-tabloid-boyfriend.html

Damn, I could've waited and got better seats :o

Monica_Rules
Oct 19th, 2011, 03:34 PM
Looks like the tour is selling well then

OoohBarracuda
Oct 19th, 2011, 04:06 PM
I heard that they may be recording Bananrama's Dum Dum Boy which is great. I don't expect them to have much new material for the tour but I hope they do make a new album at some point.

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This video is so awesome :hysteric: Check out those dreadlocks. I can always tell when the songs came out by Faye's and Claire's hairstyles and if Lisa had braces or not.

Mary Cherry.
Oct 19th, 2011, 04:11 PM
:hysteric:

I doubt they'd allow anyone to beat up dwarves in a music video nowadays.



They should try and steal the Xmas #1 from X Factor this year :oh:

OoohBarracuda
Oct 19th, 2011, 05:17 PM
I would love if they did :bounce:

I would really like to see them perform on X Factor or Strictly Come Dancing, would like to see what type of ballroom dance the professionals do :)

AdeyC
Oct 20th, 2011, 08:10 AM
IKR its like a cave. My jaw was hurting the other day when I was lip synching along Claire style to the songs.

Her mother is great in the video too.

MLF
Oct 20th, 2011, 10:20 AM
I heard that they may be recording Bananrama's Dum Dum Boy which is great.

Really? That would be the third time they've covered Bananarama - 'Last Thing On My Mind' and 'Movin' On'. 'Deeper Shade Of Blue' might as well have been a reworking of Bananarama's 'Every Shade Of Blue' as well.

Szavay #1
Oct 20th, 2011, 10:34 AM
when i saw this thread i first thought "kewl"...until i realized that i was thinking steps was s club 7. :o

OoohBarracuda
Oct 20th, 2011, 09:35 PM
Really? That would be the third time they've covered Bananarama - 'Last Thing On My Mind' and 'Movin' On'. 'Deeper Shade Of Blue' might as well have been a reworking of Bananarama's 'Every Shade Of Blue' as well.

Don't know for certain but that's what I heard. It is interesting it would be another Bananarama cover, and another song by the duo. At least it gives Keren and Sara some recognition as I think they have some good songs but seem to have gone unnoticed since they became a duo. I really hope it's true though, it's a great song and I'm looking forward to seeing how they divide the vocals :p

KournikovaFan91
Oct 26th, 2011, 06:30 AM
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Edward.
Oct 26th, 2011, 07:06 AM
Claire has turned into a bloater. :sad:

OoohBarracuda
Oct 26th, 2011, 05:12 PM
Great performance. They sound really good live, I'm glad they've decided to not mime, I don't think it would've looked too good :p But they actually sing well anyway so I don't know why they didn't sing live more often their first time round. I like at the chorus you can really hear Lee and H sing, and the mix of the male and female voices sounds really good, I suppose that's why the did DSOB again, though I hope they do another one of their songs if they perform again on another show.

Monica_Rules
Oct 26th, 2011, 09:35 PM
They are getting better with each performance. The tour is going to be immense.

I'd love to see them get a big TV slot like X factor or Strictly but i doubt it will happen. I see them getting onto Children in need though

AdeyC
Nov 1st, 2011, 10:53 PM
Don't know for certain but that's what I heard. It is interesting it would be another Bananarama cover, and another song by the duo. At least it gives Keren and Sara some recognition as I think they have some good songs but seem to have gone unnoticed since they became a duo. I really hope it's true though, it's a great song and I'm looking forward to seeing how they divide the vocals :p

Oh wow - that's the first I've heard of that - I was surprised that Dum Dum Boy wasn't a single for the Nana's.

Heres a vid I did when I saw Bananarama performing it last year at The Garage in Islington, the sounds not that great - love the beginning bit of the dance routine tho :)

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KournikovaFan91
Nov 19th, 2011, 09:25 PM
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On Children in Need.

Kylger
Nov 19th, 2011, 10:30 PM
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On Children in Need.
lovin it. They still are hot after all these years.

jrm
Nov 19th, 2011, 10:35 PM
i have their old CDs (original, mind you) :p

never understood why those two boys were part of the act :lol:

Kylger
Nov 19th, 2011, 10:42 PM
i have their old CDs (original, mind you) :p

never understood why those two boys were part of the act :lol:
not sure about H, but Lee is very easy on the eyes :D

Mary Cherry.
Mar 28th, 2012, 04:46 PM
Bit of a long shot but I have some tickets for their concert in Sheffield for sale if anyone is interested or knows anyone who might be interested :unsure:

AdeyC
Mar 28th, 2012, 06:06 PM
Got mine for Brighton in April :)

AliceMariaRenka
Mar 28th, 2012, 09:22 PM
Got mine for Brighton in April :)

I'm jealous!

OoohBarracuda
Apr 27th, 2012, 09:50 PM
Anyone else see them? Got to see them in Aberdeen and it was amazing. Claire was the best for me, but all of them were great and I'm not sure why they have never sung live before because they are actually really good. Loved how interactive it was and had a blast doing all the dance moves, really badly. Just bought one of the live CDs as well. Can't wait to get the DVD of the tour. Was so much fun!

Monica_Rules
Apr 28th, 2012, 10:02 AM
I was at the O2 last thursday. I had a blast too. It was like going back to my very early teens again. So much fun.

Theres a new programme on Living atm too. I haven;t watched the first ep yet as isn't available to download on sky go but its on again at 1pm today so i'll watch it then

AdeyC
Apr 28th, 2012, 08:58 PM
Anyone else see them? Got to see them in Aberdeen and it was amazing. Claire was the best for me, but all of them were great and I'm not sure why they have never sung live before because they are actually really good. Loved how interactive it was and had a blast doing all the dance moves, really badly. Just bought one of the live CDs as well. Can't wait to get the DVD of the tour. Was so much fun!

Yes, I saw them too, they were very good singing live.

Claire always was the best singer.

I'm always won over by a cheesy dance routine, probably why I loved them first time round :)

Pops Maellard
Aug 3rd, 2012, 12:09 PM
Watching some of these 2012 shows out of curiosity :lol:.

Always thought "One For Sorrow" has spot-on harmony :yeah:.
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Andy.
Aug 4th, 2012, 03:45 AM
Watching some of these 2012 shows out of curiosity :lol:.

Always thought "One For Sorrow" has spot-on harmony :yeah:.
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Love Steps :hearts:

There voices are as good as ever but I thought they might have done a little more with their dancing this tour. They were always pretty good dancers but they don't seem to be doing very much at all. I'm surprised Claire hasn't lost a little weight with all the touring.

Lee is hotter than ever :inlove:

AdeyC
Nov 27th, 2012, 10:14 PM
Here's the next single - I love it

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borrowedheaven
Nov 27th, 2012, 10:17 PM
So much nostalgia :hearts:

Kylger
Nov 28th, 2012, 04:59 AM
Here's the next single - I love it

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wow. Very good harmonies and the song sounds great.

V-MAC
Nov 28th, 2012, 05:18 AM
How is their new album doing?

AdeyC
Nov 28th, 2012, 05:03 PM
How is their new album doing?

Week One - Charted 32
Week Two - 73

Probably go back up as they're starting to do the Chat Show circuit