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Steps announce comeback with new album and tour

Written by on 8 September 2020

Five, six, seven, eight – better get in line, as Steps have announced their comeback.

The pop fivesome, famous for hits such as One For Sorrow, Tragedy and Love’s Got A Hold On My Heart back in the 1990s, will release a new album later this year and tour at the end of 2021.

“We couldn’t keep it a secret any longer!!” a message on the official Steps Twitter account said on Monday evening.

“Our new album What The Future Holds arrives on November 27th, and it’s available to pre-order from 8am tomorrow!”

It followed a series of cryptic posts featuring the Steps stars, referencing the past and the future, with one including a crystal ball.

Steps – Claire Richards, Lee Latchford-Evans, Lisa Scott-Lee, Faye Tozer and Ian “H” Watkins – were formed in the 1990s as a pop group with choreographed routines that fans could dance along to.

They released three platinum-selling albums and had two number one singles in the UK before they split up in 2001.

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The singers went on to forge individual careers in music and theatre and the band originally reformed for a tour in 2012.

Steps – (L-R) Lee Latchford-Evans, H (Ian Watkins), Claire Richards, Lisa Scott-Lee and Faye Tozer – were huge in the ’90s
Steps and Prince Charles at Party In The Park in 1999
They even met Prince Charles

Steps last reunited in 2017, and released the album Tears On The Dancefloor.

Posting the news of the latest comeback on her own Instagram page, Richards said: “It’s been a long time coming but we are so proud to present the next chapter to the Steps story.”

Her post has received more than 28,000 “likes” – and a message from Blue’s Anthony Costa, who said: “Wicked.”

Watkins posted : “EXCITED MUCH??? WE ARE!!”