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What The Future Holds Pt.2 is #2 in the UK!

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Steps’ new album What The Future Holds Pt.2 has reached #2 in the official UK album chart, selling about 25,000 copies. Steps were beaten to the #1 spot by the Manic Street Preachers who sold 27,000 albums – mirroring the album battle in 1998 that kept Step One from the top spot. In an Instagram […]

Steps interviewed by The Official Charts Company

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Steps at BBC Media City

Steps have been interviewed by The Official Charts Company. Here’s the piece: This is the first time you’ve created a sequel to one of your albums. What made you want to give What The Future Holds a follow-up? Claire: “​​Originally we were planning [to just have a deluxe version] of the album. And when we […]

What The Future Holds Pt 2 is out now!

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What The Future Holds Part 2 album cover

At midnight, Steps released their new album What The Future Holds Pt. 2. On Thursday, Claire and H appeared on the BBC’s The One Show from the studios in London – and this morning (Friday) the whole group will appear on BBC Breakfast from the studios in Salford. The album is currently sitting at #1 […]

Steps to appear on Drag Race UK

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The BBC has confirmed Steps will appear as guests on series three of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. The group, minus Lisa who was in Dubai when the episode was filmed, appear as celebrity “mentors” to give advice to the competing queens as part of the girl band challenge. Lisa’s absence is acknowledged but she does […]

Take Me For A Ride video out now – plus Claire Q&A

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Steps Take Me For A Ride

Steps have released their new music video for Take Me For A Ride. The video was introduced by Claire in a livestream and she revealed that it was shot in a studio in Stratford, London. The dance routine was pieced together from classic Steps routines. In the Q&A Claire also revealed that Steps music director […]

The Slightest Touch is out now!

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Steps The Slightest Touch album cover

Steps have released their new single from What The Future Holds Pt.2 – The Slightest Touch, a cover of the song by Five Star. H has described the cover as a “banger” – and he’s right, it really slaps! The song dropped on streaming and download services with a collection of Take Me For A […]

Track 11 is… The Slightest Touch

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Steps have revealed on social media that the mysterious “Track 11” from their upcoming album What The Future Holds Pt.2 is The Slightest Touch – a cover of the song by Five Star. The band posted the full track listing on Instagram on Twitter, revealing the name of the mystery song. It is expected to […]

Steps record Manchester gig for BBC iPlayer

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Steps perform at the O2 Ritz in Manchester

Last night (10 August), Steps recorded an intimate gig for BBC iPlayer at the O2 Ritz in Manchester. Tickets were allocated to a tiny number of fans (about 50) to ensure the gig could be recorded in a Covid-safe way. The recording was part of a series of music gigs the BBC is planning to […]

Take Me For A Ride is next single

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Steps have announced on social media that Take Me For A Ride will be the first single from their new album What The Future Holds Part. 2. The song will debut on BBC Radio 2 on Thursday 29 July 2021 and be available on streaming and download sites shortly after.

Heartbreak In This City video – and new album!

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Steps have premiered their new video for Heartbreak In This City featuring Michelle Visage – and at the same time have revealed they will release a new album called What The Future Holds Part 2 on 10 September 2021! Describing some of the new music, Ian ‘H’ Watkins said track Take Me For A Ride […]

To The Beat Of My Heart video out now

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Steps have premiered a new video for To The Beat Of My Heart. It’s not a full music video this time around. Instead, they’re billing it as a “lyric video” with shots of the band playing on arcade machines in Blackpool’s Coral Island with some of the song’s lyrics animated on top.

EXCLUSIVE: Steps director David Amphlett chats to GenSTEPS

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Steps music video montage

To celebrate 20 years since the release of It’s The Way You Make Me Feel, we called up legendary Steps director David Amphlett who was behind its iconic music video. In total, David directed seven classic Steps videos including One For Sorrow, Heartbeat and Stomp. (He also directed the live action part of Words Are […]

Steps release expanded What The Future Holds editions!

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What the Future Holds CDs

Steps have released two expanded editions of their What The Future Holds album – the Night In edition and the Night Out edition. The Night In version is a digital download that includes some beautiful acoustic versions of What The Future Holds and Something In Your Eyes, plus the official music videos and live performances […]

What The Future Holds – the iTunes Review

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Apple Music has published a What The Future Holds album review and interview with Steps. You can order the album on Apple Music and iTunes. When the time came for Steps to record their sixth studio album, their brief was typically singular. “We wanted it to sound like sliding down a rainbow, landing in a […]

Steps are Music Week cover stars

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Steps on the cover of Music Week

Steps are on the front cover of the latest Music Week magazine, with a gorgeous new photo. Here is the Music Week release: The new edition of Music Week is out now as we welcome triumphant pop titans Steps to our cover for the very first time. In 2017, the group released their Tears On […]

New music: Hold My Heart is out now!

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Hold My Heart album art

Steps have released another track from the What The Future Hold albums early. This time it’s a ballad called Hold My Heart. There are also two remixes of Something In Your Eyes. The tracklisting for the Hold My Heart promo ‘EP’ is : 1. Hold My Heart 2. Something In Your Eyes 3. What The […]

Something In Your Eyes is out now!

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Steps have released the second single from their album What The Future Holds, the Europop dancefloor stormer Something In Your Eyes. The song was originally entered into Swedish song contest Melodifestivalen in 2011, performed by Jenny Silver.