Steps in 2022

Here & Now recorded by another band!

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Thanks to Jenni for pointing this out: Here & Now, the current single from Steps, has been recorded by another group: French boyband Worlds Apart. The song is musically different (probably different production team) but lyrically the song is identical. We believe that the song was possibly offered to Steps and Worlds Apart, who have both recorded the song. Either way I don’t think the song can be classed as a cover as I am led to believe that Worlds Apart haven’t released it as a single or anything, so Steps will be credited with releasing it first!

On today’s UK charts, Steptacular remains inside the UK top 40 dropping down three to number 37 on the albums chart. The Live Wembley video continues its run in the Top 10 by moving up one place to number seven.

Thanks to Neil for pointing out that Steps are due to perform at this years Mardi Gras on Saturday 30 June 2001. They will be appearing along Hear’say, Atomic Kitten, Bjorn Again & Five. More detailed information can be found on their official site for the event at

Thanks to Michael for pointing out that the Japanese single for Stomp has a new remix by “Danceman”, for those of you interested here are the full production credits for the remix, thanks to Katsu for the credit information!

remix and additional production by dance man
mixed by masakazu kimura.
mastered by mitsuo koike at AST mastering studios
guitar: jump man
drums: hyu hyu
keyboards: wata-boo
turntables: dj ichiro
chorus: O.L.annie,wata-boo from the band man
chorus: dance man
bass: dance man mania
trumpet: kuwa man
trombone &horn arrangement: kuwa man
tenor saxophone: shige man
kuwa man appears by the courtesy of epic records

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