Brotherhood Of Man
|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||pop 70s eurovision oldies eurovision song contest british|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||BBC Music page discogs lyrics lyrics official homepage wikidata wikipedia|
This pop vocal group was formed in London in 1969 by songwriter Tony Hiller. The lead singer was Tony Burrows, veteran of such groups as the Ivy League, the Flowerpot Men and Edison Lighthouse. The groups first success was Hillers United We Stand, a UK Top 10 hit in 1970. Burrows left soon afterwards and, with a changing personnel, the group continued to record for Deram Records and Dawn in the early 70s, but its career only revived when it was chosen to represent the UK in the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest. Appearing as an Abba -inspired male/female quartet comprising Martin Lee, Lee Sheridan, Sandra Stevens and Nicky Stevens, Brotherhood Of Mans breezy rendition of Save Your Kisses For Me won the competition and became an international hit, even reaching the Top 30 in America. The group followed with a series of UK successes including the number 1 hits, Angelo and Figaro, co-written by Hiller with...