Either it's a remarkably elaborate hoax, or else... Bros really are going to re-form [well, at least two of them are: the twins Matt and Luke Goss] for a massive concert at London's 02 stadium [the venue formerly known as The Millennium Dome]!
Anyone who lived through the "plastic-pop-boyband" era of the late 80s and early 90s remembers all too well the faux-tough ripped double-denim, the blonde quiffs and the whiny vocals. For a while, every teen girl's wall was adorned with images of their oh-so-gormless pouting. We thought that was all over and done with...
But no! Matt's making a special foray across the pond after his long residency (with his Big Band) at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas came to a close, and Luke's taking a break from his film "career". The missing third of the the original line-up - always the prettiest one, in my opinion - Craig Logan is far too busy, having worked with such artists as Robbie Williams, Tina Turner, Garth Brooks, Anastacia, Sade, Joe Cocker, M People and Pink, as Managing Director of the RCA Label Group to join them. He's probably earning twice as much as either twin ever will.
Anyhoo - as a portent of what to expect, should anyone wish to purchase a ticket for the show in August 2017, here's their biggest hit When Will I Be Famous?
- When Will I Be Famous? was in the UK charts for a total of eighteen weeks in 1987-88, peaking at #2; it was held off the top slot by Tiffany's I Think Were Alone Now.
- At their biggest-ever concert at Wembley Stadium back in 1989, support acts were Salt 'n' Pepa and Debbie Gibson.
- When the band broke up, Craig successfully sued for "lost" royalties, and practically bankrupted the twins.
- The boys are (remarkably) 48 years old; born in Peckham on 29 September 1968.