One of the most successful Uk soul and Rnb bans to ever of come out from the Uk to the International music scene. Yes as nation (UK) we have had the Bee Gees, Average White band, Imagination, Sade, Soul 2 Soul and nowadays Adele - however this group seems to have been forgotton. There impact on the world scene was something to behold. The group in question were Loose Ends( London, England)
As the group had their first huge national and International success with "Hanging on a String". In fact it went to Number 1 in the Usa, and hit the Uk within the top 10 of the national charts.
More hits came in the form of "Magic Touch", "Gonna make you mine" and "Slow down"...
In 1990 all good things come to an end. it saw Carl Mackintosh leaving the group that we had all been accustomed to (Steve Nichol and Jane Eugene)
Carl decided to carry on with the name that is Loose Ends; and with that came up with a huge hit for the group which was - "Don't be a fool". The new members of Loose Ends were Linda Carriere and Sunay Suleyman
Carl then decided to produce - and did so producing... Caron Wheeler (Lead singer of Soul 2 Soul) and Ruth Joy......
Below is the Interview with Carl Mackintosh back stage as he was getting ready to perform at the O2, LONDON - MAY 2010....
I just managed to capture a few moments with him backstage with another person who came down with me that on that day - a local dj known as - Colonel C
Please click on the Start Button to hear the Interview..