11 February 2007

The Breakaways!

The Breakaways were the girls who provided back up vocals for Petula Clark's Downtown, among others. Besides their impressive cv of backing artistes like Paul Anka, Burt Bacharach, Brigitte Bardot, Peter and Gordon, Dionne Warwick, etc, The Breakaways also put out records on their own.

The Breakaways - He Doesn't Love Me

Read more about The Breakaways in this fantastic article from Spectropop, here.
A shorter bio frm All Music Guide, here.
The Breakaways' singles are available on cd, here.

1 comment:

Davecat said...

I'd first heard that song on one of the 'Here come the girls' compilations; it was the first track, and effectively sold me on the Cd without having even heard the other artists.
The Breakaways don't so much sing their songs, as they belt them out. Fab stuff!