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This post is the latest edition of Music Monday, a series in which I give you an exclusive look into my ever growing record collection!
Every Monday I pick a record from my collection completely at random and then I write about it! In today’s post the album I’m going to be talking about is Brotherhood Of Man – Sing 20 Number One Hits!
As this album is available on Spotify I’ll put a Spotify player here with the album in so that if you’d like to listen to the album as you read the rest of this post then you can!
Brotherhood of Man was created in 1969, originally Brotherhood of Man was an umbrella term for a group with a constantly changing line up of session performers but by 1973 that system stopped working and so an official line up was locked in place.
The permanent line up became:
Martin Lee – Singer / Songwriter
Lee Sheridan – Singer / Songwriter
Nicky Stevens – Singer
Sandra Stevens – Singer
The fixed line up went on to become a success, they had moderate success around the world with their best success definitely being in the UK.
In total they’ve released 16 studio albums and have sold over 15 million records.
Sing 20 Number One Hits was released in November 1980 on Warwick Records and is an album of covers, each one of the songs on this album was a number one between 1974 – 1980.
This album reached number 14 in the UK album charts, this is the second best-selling album for Brotherhood of Man, it was certified Gold after selling over 100,000 copies.
Let’s take a look at the track list for this album:
- We Don’t Talk Anymore
- Bright Eyes
- When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman
- Don’t Give Up On Us Baby
- Together We Are Beautiful
- What’s Another Year
- I Will Survive
- I’m Not In Love
- Working My Way Back To You
- Mull Of Kintyre
- Dancing Queen
- When I Need You
- Rivers Of Babylon
- If You Leave Me Now
- Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
- Three Times A Lady
- One Day At A Time
- When Will I See You Again
- Annie’s Song
I really like this album, it’s a covers album of some of my favourite songs! Generally I’m not a fan of covers albums, but this is a real guilty pleasure of mine!
My favourite tracks are:
Side One: When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman
Side Two: Annie’s Song
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