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Go West

"Go West" are an English pop group. The duo formed in 1982, with Peter Cox (born on 17 November, 1955, in Twickenham, Middlesex, England); and Richard Drummie (born on 20 March, 1959, in Twickenham, Middlesex, England).< Unsourced image removed: thumb|Cover shot minus art work for Go West's self-titled 1985 debut. The first album contained 3 released U.S. singles "We Close Our Eyes", "Call Me" & "Eye To Eye". -->

Go West quickly had a publishing deal and possessed a portastudio, but lacked a band or recording company. Peter and Richard decided, with support from John Glover, their manager, to find a musical producer, and record just two of their songs. The tracks "We Close Our Eyes" and "Call Me" found Go West developing a record deal with Chrysalis Records. The songwriting duo specialised in radio friendly, white soul sounds.

The band's debut single, "We Close Our Eyes," was released in 1985 and managed to reach the number-4 position on the UK charts and also managed to reach # 41 in the US. The video for the song became an early favorite on MTV. This helped them to be voted the "Best Newcomers" at the 1986 BRIT Awards. The song was part of the soundtrack for the ...

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