Personalities | Swing Out Sister | One-Hit Wonders | Rock

‘Breakout’, 1987

A Top 10 hit in the UK, and the group’s only US Top 10 hit, ‘Breakout’ also went so far as to earn the group two Grammy Awards – for Best New Artist and Best New Pop Vocal Performance By A Group Or Duo. Subsequent album and single releases were acclaimed hits in some circles, though time has erased Swing Out Sister from the memories of many. They now enjoy a cult fan base in the US and UK, and a continued success in Japan, where they recorded their latest offering, 2005’s Live In Japan.

Personalities | Living In A Box | One-Hit Wonders | Rock

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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