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Londonbeat

Londonbeat is a British-American electronic dance music (EDM) band who scored a number of pop and dance hits in the early 1990s. Band members are American Jimmy Helms (who also had a successful solo career and sang radio jingles forRadio Hallam and Hereward Radio in the UK) Jimmy Chambers (born 20 January 1946), from Trinidad, and Charles Pierre. Former members include multi-instrumentalist William Henshall (credited as Willy M); George Chandler (formerly a founding member and frontman of The Olympic Runners); Marc Goldschmitz (subsequently a member of the band Leash) and Myles Kayne.

Londonbeat’s career started in the Netherlands where “There’s a Beat Going On” reached the Top 10, and then “9 A.M (The Comfort Zone)” which subsequently became a modest success in the United Kingdom. They are best known for their song “I’ve Been Thinking About You”, which hitNumber 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Hot Dance Music/Club Play charts in 1991, and for their close harmonies. Their follow-up single, “A Better Love”, became aBillboard Hot 100 Top 20 hit, and they returned to Number 1 on the dance chart with “Come Back” (Hot 100 number 62).