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Wet Wet Wet

"Wet Wet Wet" were a successful Scottish pop band of the 1980s and 1990s and scored a number of hits in the British charts, and around the world. They were formed in Clydebank, Scotland in 1982. They took their name from the Scritti Politti song, ''Gettin, havin' and holdin'

''.

After getting a record deal with PolyGram in 1985, the band scored their first hit in 1987 with their first single "Wishing I was Lucky" which reached number six in the UK singles chart. That year the band released their first album ''Popped In Souled Out'' which also became a hit, and produced three more hit singles, namely "Sweet Little Mystery", "Temptation", and "Angel Eyes". They also supported Lionel Richie on his UK tour.

In 1988 Wet Wet Wet scored their first Number 1 hit, with a cover version of the Beatles song "With a Little Help from My Friends" recorded for the charity ChildLine, run by Esther Rantzen. Another Beatles song, "She's Leaving Home", was equally-billed on the flip side, performed by Billy Bragg. In the same year, an album was released of their spell in the USA prior to hitting the big time, called ''The Memphis Sessions''.

The following year the band released the...

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