Steps Biography

Steps are a British BRIT Award winning dance-pop group consisting of members Claire Richards, Faye Tozer, Lisa Scott-Lee, Ian "H" Watkins and Lee Latchford-Evans. Steps formed on 7 May 1997 and have released four studio albums, three compilation albums and seventeen singles to date. Their musical approach throughout their career had a strong 1990s dance-pop, House, electropop and bubblegum dance sound, similar to many artists of their time. Their name was based on a simple marketing gimmick: that each of their music videos were to be choreographed, and the dance steps were included in the sleeve with most of their singles.

Over the five years they were together, Steps achieved a series of charting singles between 1997 and 2001 including two number-one singles in the UK (one a double A-side), two number-one albums in the UK, 14 consecutive top 5 singles in the UK and a string of hits throughout Europe. The group has sold over 20 million records worldwide in addition to acquiring a BRIT Award nomination in 1999 for Best Newcomer while supporting Britney Spears on tour the same year. When Richards and Watkins departed, the group disbanded on 26 December 2001. Their penultimate single reached number five in the UK charts while their final album of greatest hits, Gold (2001), scored the band their second number-one album in the UK.

Steps reformed in May 2011 for a four-part documentary series on Sky Living titled Steps: Reunion. The series started airing on 28 September, following an announcement of a second Greatest Hits album, The Ultimate Collection, that was released on 10 October 2011. The album entered the charts at #1, becoming the band's third UK #1 album. Series 2 of Steps Reunion titled "Steps: On the Road Again" aired on Sky Living in April 2012; the series followed the band as they embarked on their sellout 22-date UK tour. On 24 September 2012, the group confirmed they would release their fourth studio album Light Up The World on 12 November 2012, alongside a six-date Christmas tour, starting from 30 November and ending on 5 December.

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Steps News

Troubled pop festival Hit Factory Live rescheduled as indoor Christmas bash

The event will now take place at London's O2 Arena on December 21

  • Oct 16, 2012

Steps and Rick Astley-headlined Hit Factory Live cancelled

'Severe and unprecedented weather' has put paid to the pop nostalgia fest

  • Jul 10, 2012

Steps score a Number One album with new compilation 'The Ultimate Collection'

Rihanna's 'We Found Love' takes the singles crown for a second week

  • Oct 16, 2011

Steps: 'Our reunion fills a gap in the market'

Band claim their cheesy tunes are an 'antidote to Britain's impending recession'

  • Oct 10, 2011

FAYE TAKES FIRST SOLO STEPS

The star performs at a prelude to this year's Fa Cup Final...

  • Feb 14, 2002

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Steps Music Videos

See Me Thru Play Video

See Me Thru

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Yahweh - Nitakusifu Play Video

Yahweh - Nitakusifu

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Sometimes Play Video

Sometimes

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Tragedy Play Video

Tragedy

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Dancing Queen

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Steps Reviews

Steps  : London Wembley Arena

Steps : London Wembley Arena

Same as last year...

  • Dec 19, 2001

Steps : Gold-Greatest Hits

Steps were only signed for one single - with good reason, for '5,6,7,8' was shit of the very highest order. Since then the terms 'Steps' and 'shit of the very highest order' have become virtually s

  • Oct 16, 2001

Steps : London Astoria G-A-Y

Steps give a lacklustre performance at G-A-Y...

  • May 29, 2001

Steps/Boom

New pop upstarts Boom! just about have the edge over the going-stale cheese of Steps...

  • Jan 21, 2001

Steps : It's The Way You Make Me Feel

Like there's nothing you could force upon us that we wouldn't buy?

  • Jan 11, 2001

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