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Re: Steps

Posted: 21 Apr 2017, 01:04
by Jay
Album out to download/stream now! :love: Giving it my first listen now.

Edit 1am: And I love it! :music: :music: :music: My album track highlights are No More Tears on the Dancefloor, Neon Blue & I Will Love Again. Story of a Heart is great, I think I might prefer the 7th Heaven remix over the album version though.

Re: Steps

Posted: 21 Apr 2017, 06:36
by jcmantaray
Omg, that live performance was EVERYTHING. I also listened to their album - really really liked it! Definitely Steps in 2017. I had it mostly in the background, so I need to give it a closer listen.

Out of curiosity, are there any DDers going to their December 6 show in Liverpool? I'm from California, but I think I'm going to join my partner on his work trip to London around that time...I'm thinking about going to Liverpool for a few days to explore and see the Steps show while he's working!

Re: Steps

Posted: 21 Apr 2017, 13:09
by addicted2you
I'm hauling ass to the UK at the end of the year just for Steps tho not sure which venue yet, prays tickets don't sell out for every show

This album really is amazing , highlights for me are Happy, I will Love Again & Glitter And Gold, tho I'm sure these will change.

Think they should've added another song or two instead of the mixes and this would've been perfection

Re: Steps

Posted: 21 Apr 2017, 15:58
by Blond Pharaoh
Album #1 on iTunes good for them :love:

Re: Steps

Posted: 21 Apr 2017, 19:24
by tiagohm

Re: Steps

Posted: 21 Apr 2017, 22:58
by schizophonic_spice
The albums enjoyable though I think Story of a Heart isn't the right choice for second single imo I'd have saved that for fourth single nearer Christmas (if they make it to a fourth single)

No More Tears on the Dancefloor, Neon Blue or Glitter & Gold seemed the obvious choices of second single imo

Re: Steps

Posted: 21 Apr 2017, 23:04
by SpiceFan2008
This album is amazing.

I can't say anything else. I'm so blown away. Just what the follow up to Buzz should have been like years ago!

Re: Steps

Posted: 22 Apr 2017, 01:47
by James
My weave has been absolutely SNATCHED by the album. The 7th Heaven Mix of Story Of A Heart should be bottled up and sold as poppers.

Re: Steps

Posted: 22 Apr 2017, 04:41
by Charmingspice5
I'm about to listen to the album. I was able to get it on my phone cause I'm on a trip so listening to it on the plane will be perfect. Your guys enthusiasm for the album got me excited!

Re: Steps

Posted: 22 Apr 2017, 05:27
by Jay
Jay wrote:Not sure if this was posted before: http://www.musicweek.com/talent/read/st ... ong/067712

UK sales for three of their albums:

1,402,303 - Step One
1,291,588 - Steptacular
1,129,620 - Gold: Greatest Hits

In addition to this, Ultimate Collection has sold 230,426 to date!



Update from April 12th:

1,403,081 - Step One
1,292,200 - Staptacular
705,168 - Buzz
19,934 - Light Up the World

1,130,859 - Gold: Greatest Hits
234,297 - The Ultimate Collection

Re: Steps

Posted: 22 Apr 2017, 06:03
by addicted2you
It looks like they are quite aware Parasise Lost is a fan favourite, would be pretty surprised if they didn't perform that on tour.

Re: Steps

Posted: 22 Apr 2017, 17:49
by Tiiger
It's a great album. However, I do find the cover of 'I Will Love Again' a bit useless, why did they do that? If they had to do it, Claire should've sung it alone.

Re: Steps

Posted: 22 Apr 2017, 21:44
by Charmingspice5
I LOVE the album, they did such a great job. It's hard to pick favorites.
Immediate standouts for me were 'Neon Blue', 'Glitter & Gold', 'Story of A Heart (7th Heaven Remix)' and 'Happy'.
I love every single song on the album though :inlove:

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 00:31
by jcmantaray
All their performances of Scared of the Dark are :love: :love: :love: :love: :love:


Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 00:53
by Blond Pharaoh
Faye looks so amazing :love:

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 01:16
by sammy01
Fuck me Lee has never looked hotter. Scared of the dark is a 10/10 it is just a shame for me the rest of the album is pretty dire.

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 02:55
by mohamedvbs
That's how I call it a real celebration of the 20th anniversary in music! To me it feels like they never ever left! The Spice Girls must study their plans if there'll be a potential
comeback in near future, their album is just flawless.

P.s any idea which brand Lee was wearing in that performance? The 2 color shirt?

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 10:26
by Jay
Mint Royale seems confident that Steps could get the #1 album this week, I truly hope so! https://twitter.com/MintRoyale/status/8 ... 7118718979

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 11:36
by Tiiger
It would really be STEPTACULAR if they went to #1. If they do, I imagine this is not the last album we get.

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 12:17
by James
I would imagine as well as being #1 on iTunes, Steps would be especially strong on physicals? They've done the bulk of the promo for this week now so I'd expect it'll drop, but they do have Loose Women coming up. How wonderful it would be to get that top spot.

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 13:03
by addicted2you
ordering online but having the cd shipped to nz, will that count as a sale for the uk charts?

Anyone know what's in the album booklet?

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 13:09
by sammy01
As nice as it would be for them the early midweeks don't include streaming sales, Ed will kill them on streaming, he will do minimum 15k through streaming. Ed also has jools holland this week which will no doubt boost his sales.

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 13:36
by addicted2you
I think sales have indicated already that Ed is currently ahead of Steps. I don't think they'll get number one by end of the week, but anything top 10 would be amazing.

Anyone know how the single is doing ?

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 13:54
by Jay
^ Their two recent performances boosted Scared of the Dark into the Top 10 on iTunes, and it climbed as as high as #8 (it's currently #9). Unfortunately the song isn't included on the most major Spotify playlists, so that puts a spanner in the works. :(

If the album charts at #2 that'll still be incredible! :D

Re: Steps

Posted: 23 Apr 2017, 14:52
by schizophonic_spice
Amazing result for the album. It's a pity streaming let's so many great singles down these days.