Things Can Only Get Better: D:Ream

D:Ream have unveiled their latest song Meet Me At Midnight.

The track is the lead single from the band’s forthcoming album Open Hearts, Open Minds. The LP will be the group’s fourth LP and their first since 2011’s In Memory Of…

D:Ream formed in 1992 and are, of course, most famous for their New Labour-soundtracking hit, Things Can Only Get Better, which netted them a No.1 in 1994. They split in 1997, but reformed in 2008 with founding members Peter Cunnah and Al Mackenzie.

Amazingly, Things Can Only Get Better was only a modest hit on its first release in 1993, hitting No.23. It was only on its re-release the year after that it became a phenomenon. Their next Top 10 hit came in 1995 with Shoot Me With Your Love.

Their debut album, D:ream On Volume 1, reached No.5 and stayed on the UK Album Chart for 37 weeks, from  October 1993 to November 1994. Second LP World, meanwhile, featured Nick Beggs from Kajagoogoo and also peaked at No.5. It spawned the singles Shoot Me With Your Love, Party Up The World and The Power (Of All The Love In The World).

A third studio album (Heap Of Faith) was recorded but never released, being replaced by the group’s first greatest hits album The Best Of D:Ream in 1997.

Meet Me At Midnight is out now from Bandcamp and on all other digital platforms. Open Hearts, Open Minds is available from 23 July.

Sadly, former member – and presenter of TV’s Wonders Of The Universe – Professor Brian Cox isn’t on the single. Maybe next time…!

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Things Can Only Get Better: Listen to D:Ream’s brand new song below:

 

 

 

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