BAD BOYS BLUE
Bad Boys Blue is a living legend of pop dance music. The group was founded in Cologne (Germany), 1984. The original line-up of Bad Boys Blue was as following:
• John Edward McInerney (born September 7th, 1957, Liverpool, England),
• Trevor Oliver Taylor (born January 11th, 1958, Birmingham, England, died January 19th, 2008, Cologne, Germany),
• Andrew Freddie Thomas (born May 20th, 1946, Los Angeles, USA, died July 21st, 2009, Cologne, Germany).
The first single of the group called “L.O.V.E. In My Car” was released in the autumn of 1984. In the spring of 1985, there was released the single “You’re A Woman”, which became very popular in Europe. The track appeared in many European charts – Switzerland #2, Sweden #2 and Germany #8. In the summer of 1985, there was released the debut album called “Hot Girls – Bad Boys”.The next single released from the album was “Pretty Young Girl” .1986 brought another two hit-singles: “Kisses And Tears (My One And Only)” and “I Wanna Hear Your Heartbeat (Sunday Girl In 1987 there was released another single titled “Gimme Gimme Your Lovin’ (Little Lady)”,
1988 brought the next album titled “My Blue World”. At the same time, there was also released the first compilation in the history of the group called “Bad Boys Best”, which included all hit singles as well as a brand new track titled “Hungry For Love”. In 1989 there were released two singles: “Lady In Black” and “A Train To Nowhere”.“Game Of Love” was the name of the next album released in 1990. In 1991 there was released single “House Of Silence“. In 1992 there was released the next album “Totally” 1993 was another turning point in the career of the group. The guys released another single titled “Kiss You All Over, Baby”, that promoted their next album called “Kiss”. At the same time, the group decided to leave Coconut Records and signed to another label called Intercord. In 1994 there was released single “Go Go (Love Overload). In June 1995 there was released the single “Hold You In My Arms” that discovered the next next the album “Bang Bang Bang”, released in 1996. In March 1998 the group signed back to Coconut Records and released the single “You’re A Woman’98”.
In the summer of 1998, the group released a brand new album called “Back” In February 1999 there were released two singles: “Hold You In My Arms’99” and “The-Hit-Pack“. In the summer of 2002, the group signed to Bros Music, David Brandes’ label and work on another album started in September. July 7th, 2003 there was released single “Lover On The Line), which the group’s a new album titled “Around The World”, released on the 4th of August. In January 2005 took place the last concert of the original line-up as Andrew Thomas has decided to leave the group. In February of 2005, John was joined by Sylvia McInerney and Edith Miracle.
The next album of the group produced by french producers: Johann Perrier and Antoine Blanc (MS Project) titled “Heart & Soul” was released on June 13th of 2008. It was discovered by single “Still In Love” (released on May 20th of 2008). “Queen Of My Dreams” was released as a digital single in May 2009. On October 30th of 2009 Coconut Music/Sony BMG released a particular compilation titled “Unforgettable”, dedicated to Trevor Taylor & Andrew Thomas – both original members who passed away in 2008 and 2009. In August 2010 there was released the 25th-anniversary single titled “Come Back And Stay Re-Recorded 2010″. In the same month, there was released the 25th-anniversary album called “25” The 30th Anniversary album was released in 2014. Bad Boys Blue is still carrying on led by John McInerney (the only remaining original member and lead singer of the group since 1987) and two female backing singers: Sylvia McInerney & Edith Miracle.