A LA CARTE

A LA CARTE

A La Carte is a German disco group formed in Germany.
Their first single” When The Boys Come Home” was released in March 1979. The same year in October was released the second catchy single „Doctor, Doctor, Help Me Please” with the lineup Patsy Fuller, Jennifer Renshaw, and Denise Distelle.

In 1980 one replacement occurs: instead of Denise Distell came Katie Humble.
A La Carte launched in March 1980 new single – cover-version of Manfred Mann’s 60s super-hit “Do Wah Diddy Diddy” in a short time followed by their first LP “Do Wah Diddy Diddy”. The next single – “Ring Me, Honey” was released in September of the same year.

In January 1981, the band line up was changed and Jennifer Renshaw, Linda Daniels, and Joy Martin released a new single “You Get Me On The Run”. Together they released the album „Viva”. At the time Michael Cretu was the author of already 2 songs: “Wanted (Jean Le Voleur”) and “In the Summer Sun Of Greece”. In 1981, the group launched single “Jimme Gimme Reggae”, the title song was the new version of the one from the first album and completely new song – “Lightyears Away From Home” was on the backside.

In 1982 the final line-up featured Jennifer Renshaw, Katie Humble, Joy Martin and the same year in July A La Carte released single “Ahe Tamoure”. In January 1983 was released single called “Radio” In 1983 A La Carte took part in and won the first
prize out of 17 countries at the Seoul song contest in South Korea representing the United Kingdom with the song „Radio” also group made a TV show together with Village People. The next album of the group “Rockin’ Oldies” and new single “On The Top Old Smokie” was released at the same time in September 1983.

In 2016 „Ring Me Honey” new video was released into the dance charts in Germany.
A La Carte line-up that has been the longest together and still is to this day Jennifer, Joy, and Katie.

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