The Real Thing were formed in the 1970’s & were one of the most successful soul acts from that decade. According to the Guinness book of records they were the UK's bestselling black group of the late 70's and only fellow Liverpudlians The Beatles & Frankie goes to Hollywood have had more singles in the all-time 100.
In addition to a string of British hits, they had international fame with a song called ‘You to me are everything’ and it became one of Britain’s most popular love songs! In the 1970’s they had a total of 3 number one hits, You To Me Are Everything, Can’t Get By Without You & Feel The Force. They scored a dance floor hit with a single specially written for them by Lynsey De - Paul and Terry Britten, called We Got Love, in 1984. To their delight in 1986, the band enjoyed a chart resurgence with the remixing and re – releasing of several of their original hits. Other popular tracks of that time were, You’ll Never Know What You’re Missing & Whenever you want my love, giving the act five of their biggest hits.
Unlike most other named acts from the 70’s & 80’s this line up still features three of the original four singers, the Amoo brothers Chris & Eddy and Dave Smith.
So come feel the force, have a great night and relive the sounds of the 70’s & 80’s, they also include a medley including their versions of Celebration, Ladies Night & Ain’t no stopping us now.