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East 17

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Pop Goes The Bubblegum

Report by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 18 June 1993

Teenybopper bands were once besieged by fans wherever they went. The new generation's tame in comparison. Why? ...

East 17: Sex Induction Hour

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, 19 June 1993

East 17 are the Take That it's okay to like, the pop-rap posse from Walthamstow admired by alternative types and screaming teenies, and — fact ...

Take That, Utah Saints, Worlds Apart, Sybil, East 17: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by David Bennun, Melody Maker, 28 August 1993

"TAKE THAT are the best group in the whole world. So there!" ...

East 17: C'mon Feel The Boys

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 17 September 1994

Hard-lad hoodlums in a world of antiseptic pop fodder, EAST 17 are the credible alternative to the usual pec-flexing pin-ups that try to storm the ...

The New Bottom Line

Report by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 19 October 1994

There was a time when sex in pop meant a shuttlecock down the jeans. The days of innocence are over. The steam age has begun. ...

East 17: Sheffield Arena

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 22 May 1995

Hormonesapoppin' as E17 storm the Sheffield Arena. No prisoners taken ...

East 17, Peter Andre, Deuce, J-Pac: SECC, Glasgow

Live Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 3 June 1995


East 17: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 11 December 1995

The music of merchandise ...

Mistletoe and Whine

Report by Susan Corrigan, The Observer, 17 December 1995

Schmaltz, schlock: and Slade. It's Christmas at Top Of The Pops and there's no need to be afraid ...

East 17: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 23 December 1995

WE FOUR KINGS OF ORIENT ARE… "a joy-bomb doused in every single conceivable bodily fluid in the rainbow". ...

East 17 in Moscow

Report by Sheryl Garratt, The Independent, July 1996

WE'RE IN THE atrium of a sleek, modern, five-star hotel that is actually in Moscow but could be almost anywhere in the world. In the ...

Broadcast Snooze — Robbie Williams, Spice Girls, Belinda Carlisle, East 17 et al: Capital FM Summer Jam '96, Clapham Common, London

Live Review by Sylvia Patterson, New Musical Express, August 1996

IF YOU came all the way from Arbroath, which you probably didn't, you'd be calling it Bairns' Glasto. Only without the sex and drugs, but ...

East 17, Louise, Peter Andre et al: Top Of The Pops Weekend, Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 28 September 1996


East 17: Sheffield Arena

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 21 December 1996

Rumours of East going west fuel night of confusion and great pop ...

Pimply — East 17: Around The World — The Journey So Far (London 826852-2)

Review by Lucy O'Brien, Q, January 1997

East 17: becoming cooler by degrees. ...


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