Steps in 2020

H&Claire for Ready, Steady, Cook Part 2

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It looks like H and Celebrity Masterchef (almost) runner-up Claire are set to appear on the BBC’s Ready, Steady, Cook for a second time. The news comes via H’s official website which posted the message “Ian will be doing Celebrity Bargain Hunt next week with Connie Fisher & he’ll be doing Ready Steady Cook soon […]

Same Difference working with Steps producers

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It looks as if X Factor finalists Same Difference may be releasing some familiar material… The sibling duo are currently working with the producers behind Steps’ Here And Now (Quiz and Larossi), and production-team Metrophonic, who are responsible for Chain Reaction, Words Are Not Enough and ‘Buzz’ album track Turn Around. Same Difference recently posted […]

5,6,7,8 and H&Claire on Pop Jr. Compilation

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Track listing 1. Thunderbirds Are Go – Busted 2. Amarillo – Christie, Tony & Peter Kay 3. Boom Boom Beat – Hi 5 4. Can We Fix It – Bob The Builder 5. Barbie Girl – Aqua 6. Angels With Dirty Faces – Sugababes 7. One Step Closer – S Club Juniors 8. Five Colours […]

H denies rift with Claire at her wedding

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A message from H from the official website: Hello there, Sorry it’s been such a long time since my last message to you all! I just wanted to go on record because of an untrue story in the newspaper yesterday. I had no hissy fit with Claire whatsoever, and never asked her to invite Lisa […]

Management statement on future of H&Claire

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The management of H & Claire have finally spoken about the future of H & Claire. We suspect that this is due to the constant complants by fans on the official message board and the endless rumours that have been circulating around the internet. This is what they had to say: Dear all, Sorry it’s […]

H & Claire ‘on a break’

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H & Claire have stopped by at their official website to deliver this message: Hey there! Hope you’re all well :o) Sorry to have been out of touch for so long. We have noticed a lot of misinformed speculation on the message board lately which seems to be upsetting some people. For the record, we […]

H & Claire ‘have not been dropped’

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This is from handclaire.net: Over the past week the rumour mills went into overdrive. Fans have been going on every message board and web site on the internet to find out if their favourite duo had been dropped from their record label. Most people remained optimistic until yesterday, when the News Of The World announced […]

H & Claire album flopping in the midweeks

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From handclaire.net: In the UK midweek albums chart, H & Claire’s debut album Another You, Another Me has entered at number 50. It is certainly lower than we at Handclaire.net expected and we are sure that H & Claire also hoped for a higher entry. However, H recently told Yahoo!: “Personally I don’t care what […]

Another You, Another Me out today

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The much talked about and greatly anticipated debut album from H & Claire – Another You, Another Me – is released today throughout the UK and Ireland. The album features the three top 10 singles DJ, Half A Heart and All Out Of Love/Beauty And The Beast and eleven brand new tracks.

Guardian: Another You, Another Me review

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The Guardian has reviewed Another You, Another Me and given it three out of five stars: Always the members of Steps most in love with showbiz (Claire with music, H with the camera), H and Claire now want to be the Sonny and Cher of the plastic-pop generation. Staying true to the big Euro-pop sound […]

H & Claire confirm album details

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H & Claire sent out an email confirming the next single and album news. Here’s the email: Hello there, I can now reveal that the debut H & Claire album is called… drum roll please… Another You, Another Me. It’s named after the song we recorded for the album written by Benny and Bjorn from […]

H & Claire to release All Out Of Love next

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Here is some news on The Last Dance cover, thanks to Alex for the news. It seems the cover for The Last Dance will use the same photos as the international release of Buzz (the Asian release). It will be from the same photoshoot so the clothing etc will be the same it’ll just be […]

Is this the H & Claire album tracklisting?

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Here is the rumoured tracklisting for the H & Claire album: All Out Of Love (Topham/Twigg/Frampton) There You Were (Sam Watters/Louis Biancaniello) Too Close To Tears (Paul Barry/H & Claire) All I Want Is You (Mark Topham/Karl Twigg) Invincible (Mark Topham/Karl Twigg) Two Hearts Beat As One (Mark Topham/Karl Twigg/Andrew Frampton) You’re A Love Song […]

Words Are Not Enough covered in Brazil

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The new UK charts were announced today. Probably the most interesting movement was the Gold Greatest Hits video moving back inside the top 20 to number 17, perhaps a good enough hit for Jive to actually release the tour video! I’ve always said it will probably released around Christmas if it was indeed to be […]

DJ Australia tracklisting

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Thanks to Daniel for sending in this news story: HMV Australia is now taking pre-orders of the release of DJ in Australia. 1.DJ (full length radio version) 2.Over You 3.If I could say the words 4.DJ (Almighty Mix) The single is due for release on 1 July.

H & Claire name second single

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H & Claire’s new single is scheduled for release on 12 August. The track is called Half A Heart. The duo’s debut album is due out in November. Among those writing songs for the former Steps stars are Benny and Bjorn from ABBA, Dane Bowers and Daniel Bedingfield. From the official site: 11 June – […]

H & Claire to play charity gig

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H & Claire, Blue and Liberty X are set to play at a charity fundraiser in Somerset. The Big Gig Weekend will take place on 13 and 14 July at the Royal Bath and West Showground in Shepton Mallet. All money raised will go towards ChildLine. More acts will be announced in the coming weeks. […]

Claire answers your questions

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Here are Claire’s answers in her Q&A session on the official website. Was your question chosen? I think that DJ is absolutely fabulist my question is if you could be any famous person who would it be? Claire: I would be Madonna because she is very successful and rich. Claire out of your time on […]

Metro: What are H & Claire made of?

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From Metro: WHAT ARE… H and Claire made of? Hair: The former Steps-singers-turned-double-act follow in the footsteps of such luminescent boy/girl blond pop pairings as Kylie and Jason and, er, Dollar. While they may imagine themselves to have the frostily-haired chic of, say, Sapphire And Steel, their Essential naffness puts them closser to The Krankies. […]