Wed. Jan. 16, 2019

Mel & Kim – Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend) (Supreme Records)

On the heels of Kylie Minogue, Rick Astley and a bunch of others, Melanie and Kim Appleby came to fame, teaming up with British producers Stock, Aitken & Waterman back in 1987.
From this fruitful relationship would come Dance hits such as ‘FLM’ the title track of their one and only album, ‘Respectable’ and ‘That’s The Way It Is’. ‘Showing Out’, delivered with remixing work courtesy of Phil Harding adding to the list.
The future looked bright for the two sisters, nominated for a Brit Award for Best British Breakthrough Act the year after. Alas, Mel who’d been diagnosed with a spinal cancer, would sadly die on Jan. 18, 1990 at the age of 23…

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