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Tight Fit were a British pop group who had a number of hits in the early 1980s, including a UK number 1 (for three weeks) with their cover version of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” in 1982. The group had two completely different line-ups - the first (a group of session singers) in 1981 and a male/female trio in 1982.

In 1981, record producer Ken Gold came up with the idea to record a single made up of a medley of 60s songs. The medley trend was in full swing at this time, following the success of Starsound and their Stars on 45 singles. He put together a group of male/female session singers and released “Back to the 60s” under the title Tight Fit. The song became a hit in the Summer and reached No.4 in the UK Charts. A follow-up, “Back to the 60s Part 2” was released soon after and also hit the UK top 40.

Later in the year record producer Tim Friese-Greene recorded the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” with another group of session singers. The song was released in early 1982 again under the title Tight Fit. The song gained instant attention and so a group was formed to front it. Dancer, singer and male model Steve Grant was teamed up with female singers Denise Gyngell and Julie Harris. The song reached No.1 in the UK for three weeks and the line-up were catapulted into sudden and unexpected stardom.

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  • VW3

    PLEASE DON'T READ THIS. YOU WILL BE KISSED ON THE NEAREST POSSIBLE FRIDAY BY THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE.TOMORROW WILL BE THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE. NOW YOU'VE STARTED READING THIS. DON'T STOP. THIS IS SO FREAKY. 1. say your name 10 times 2. say your mom's name 5 times 3. say your crushes name 3 times 4. paste this to 4 other songs. if you do this, your crush will kiss you on the nearest Friday. but if you read this and do not paste this, then you will have very bad luck. SEND THIS TO 5 SONGS IN 143 MINUTES. WHEN YOU'RE DONE PRESS F6 AND YOUR CRUSH'S NAME WILL APPEAR IN BIG LETTERS ON THE SCREEN. THIS IS SO FREAKY BECAUSE IT ACTUALLY WORK

    11 Oct 2012 Reply
  • pushpullpulk

    x_____X

    8 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Jepperse

    Great band =)

    4 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Ackslawsin

    Worst... band... ever.

    6 Nov 2008 Reply
  • BimboBoy

    Fantasy Island <3

    12 Jun 2008 Reply
  • DreamFreak

    Pure Bliss :)

    2 Nov 2007 Reply