Also known as The Time Frequency, this trio was formed in Glasgow, in early 1991 led by principal songwriter and artistic director Jon Campbell. Their debut EP Futurama was released as a white label in October 1990 and sold 4, 000 copies in Scotland. Mary Kiani featured as a guest vocalist on the group’s second EP Real Love and subsequently became a permanent member. They were eventually signed to Jive Records as their popularity grew throughout Scotland and consequently enjoyed three number 1 singles there. However they were denounced by some as ‘downmarket’ and ‘accessible’ and criticized for their ‘hands in the air’ approach. Significantly, they were one of the few dance groups of the time to perform live and one of a similarly limited number who refused to mime. Subsequent hits included ‘The Ultimate High’, ‘New ...
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Also known as The Time Frequency, this trio was formed in Glasgow, in early 1991 led by principal songwriter and artistic director Jon Campbell. Their debut EP Futurama was released as a white label in October 1990 and sold 4, 000 copies in Scotland. Mary Kiani featured as a guest vocalist on the group’s second EP Real Love and subsequently became a permanent member. They were eventually signed to Jive Records as their popularity grew throughout Scotland and consequently enjoyed three number 1 singles there. However they were denounced by some as ‘downmarket’ and ‘accessible’ and criticized for their ‘hands in the air’ approach. Significantly, they were one of the few dance groups of the time to perform live and one of a similarly limited number who refused to mime. Subsequent hits included ‘The Ultimate High’, ‘New Emotion’ and ‘Real Love’, the latter ensuring an appearance on the UK television chart show Top Of The Pops. After the group’s debut album which included a cover version of Cerrone’s disco classic ‘Supernature’, Kiani left the band to pursue a solo career.