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This Video was shot in "Shaftbury's Night Club" on Shaftbury's Ave in Piccadilly London in March 1985. Spend The Night reached no.11 in the UK Charts and stayed in the charts for 9 weeks. www.cool-notes.co.uk

This is the original In your Car video shot in West London in July 1985 - The single reached no.13 & was in the charts for 9 weeks. www.cool-notes.co.uk

The Cool-Notes never had an official video to promote their no.1 smash hit single You're Never Too Young, so they made this one themselves whilst doing a sound check one night in August 1984 at a night club where they were booked in, to do one of their many P.A.'s that the band became well known for doing. www.cool-notes.co.uk

This Video was recorded at Jacobs Studios in London in September 1985. Have a good forever was the title of their Second Album which charted later that year. Have a good forever went to no.73 in the UK pop charts. www.cool-notes.co.uk

This Video was made in 1986 featuring 5 of the original members - Lauraine McIntosh, Heather Haywood, Ian Dunstan, Peter Gordon & Steve McIntosh. www.slnbmusic.co.uk

This Video was shot on location on the sunny island of Malta in 1988 and was also released in the summer of that year. To find out more about the band, why not visit their website at: www.slnbmusic.co.uk

Magic Lover the Video was also shot on location on the sunny island of Malta in 1988. The band in that year also performed a number of shows in Malta and the single was released in that summer. www.cool-notes.co.uk

Lauraine McIntosh & Heather Haywood of the Cool-Notes had a girls night out without the boys performing on the popular soul tv show Solid Soul in 1986. www.cool-notes.co.uk

After the huge worldwide success of Band-aid in 1985 the 'Charity Single' became a very fashionable vehicle of raising money and awareness. The dance music industry had been feeling left out in the cold as there didn't seem to be much representation from them, referring to Band-Aid. So in 1986 when the late, larger than life notorious D.J. and personality Steve Walsh contacted Steve McIntosh of The Cool-Notes and explained how he was about to create for the Dance music world his own Super Group of artiste to make a similar charity record. Steve McIntosh on behalf of his band of course agreed that The Cool-Notes would love to be apart of this now historic event. However during the conversation Steve McIntosh had learnt that producer Paul Hardcastle and Steve Walsh were desperately in need of a song for the project, in which Steve McIntosh immediately seized the opportunity and volunteered to write the song they needed. A few weeks later Steve McIntosh had sent a demo of the song he had written to them, and within a few moments of Steve Walsh and Paul hearing the track they called back and said they loved it and so Give Give Give became the song to lead the project. The first version of the record produced by Paul Hardcastle was released in the autumn of 1986 under the banner of "Disco Aid" on the Total Control Record label; unfortunately the project was not supported by the music industry at large, as everyone involved had wished for, and didn't do particularly well. Luckily the project got a second chance to prove its worth in the form of a Superb remix and total re-work by top Producers Stock, Aitken & Waterman, and released on Supreme Records. This time round the project did receive a lot more attention and is probably remembered more under its latter banner of Dance Aid. Unfortunately on the 4th July 1988 its creator and good friend to many in the dance music world Steve Walsh was sadly taken away from us all. Visit The Cool-Notes website for more great music and downloads: http://www.cool-notes.co.uk

In 1991 The Cool-Notes joined the PWL Empire owned by Pete Waterman also known as 'The Hit Factory' which included the very successful Production team 'Stock, Aitken & Waterman. The Band spent just over two years with the label and recorded many great tracks whilst at PWL. But unfortunately in 1991 only one track from those many golden sessions was ever released entitled "Make this a special night" it was a hit in Japan and reached the lower levels of the U.K. charts.To find out more about the time and music that The Cool-Notes spent at PWL Records, visit The Cool-Notes Website at: http://www.cool-notes.co.uk and for all about their PWL days visit: http://www.slnbmusic.co.uk/musicplayer18/

          
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