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Wet Wet Wet

Wet Wet Wet

Fact Sheet

Country  Scotland, UK
Wet Wet Wet were a successful Scottish pop band of the 1980s and 1990s and scored a number of hits in the British charts, and around the world. Wet Wet Wet were formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1986.

The band members were:

  • Marti Pellow (real name, Mark Mclaughlin) - Vocals
  • Tommy Cunningham - Drums
  • Graeme Clark - Bass
  • Neil Mitchell - Guitar
  • Graeme Duffin - Guitar
The band scored their first hit in 1987 with their first single "Wishing I was Lucky" which reached number six in the UK charts. That year the band released their first album Popped in Souled out which also became a hit and produced several more hit singles including, "Sweet Little Mystery", "Temptation", and "Angel Eyes".

In 1988 Wet Wet Wet scored their first number one hit with a cover version of the Beatles song "With a Little Help From My Friends" recorded for charity. And the following year the band released their second album Holding Back the River, which was also a success and produced the hit single "Sweet Surrender".

In 1992 the band released a third album called High on the Happy Side which produced the hit single "Goodnight Girl"

In 1994 Wet Wet Wet had their biggest hit with a cover version of the Troggs single "Love is All Around" which was a huge international success and spent 15 weeks at number one in the British charts. The song was the soundtrack to the film Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Several of the bands members left in 1997, and although Wet Wet Wet have not officially split, they have not had released any records for a number of years.