Five Star

The family group, formed as teenagers, had a string of soul-pop hit singles in the 1980s. With their self-designed costumes and choreographed dance routines, they made a huge impact on the UK pop music scene. Their debut album, ‘Luxury Of Life’ reached number 12, spending 70 weeks on the chart, and selling over 300,000 copies and earning Five Star a platinum disc. The singles ‘All Fall Down’ and ‘Let Me Be The One’, became worldwide hits, whilst ‘System Addict’ became their first UK top ten hit. Their follow up album ‘Silk and Steel’ reached No 1 and went quadruple platinum. The album spawned several Top 10 singles – ‘Can’t Wait Another Minute’, ‘Find The Time’, ‘Rain Or Shine’, ‘Stay Out Of My Life’ and ‘The Slightest Touch’. They became the youngest group ever to top the British charts, and also the first black group to top the UK charts. In 1987 Five Star, were named “Best British Group” by the BPI (British Phonographic Industry, now Brits). The band has sold over 10 million records worldwide.