Steps Reform: Episode One

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  1. RobotBoy

    RobotBoy BANG BANG

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    He's planning on starting one TONIGHT! :disco:
     
  2. Slave

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    S Club/7 just pushed it one album TOO FAR. If they'd have gone out pre-'Seeing Double' then I think the reaction would have been much more "Oh, that's a SHAME", but by the time they called it a day, they looked genuinely a bit TIRED and that's not just because Jo was hunched over like Quasimodo.

    In all honesty, I think a fourth Steps album would have seen them go out on a low. The critics were onboard, but the success of the singles was becoming visibily fan-based and they were losing a lot of the "fun" - thankfully they split before the horrendous image projected in the 'Here & Now' video became embedded in people's minds. I was certainly under no illusions at the time that a split really preserved them better than the inevitable collapse from lack of steam would have done.
     
  3. Jark

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    Found it! I can't believe how much Claire has changed, being BIG really does make her look a different person
     
  4. Nathalie Tauziat's Analpony

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    Really feel like I NEED to be watching this; I don't have Sky either :(

    At the time rate then:

    Claire
    Lisa :disco:
    H
    Lee (Didn't seem to do anything)
    Faye (She acted as though the band was beneath her - and her hair in the Tragedy video put me off)
     
  5. monsta

    monsta CAUGHT YOUR FEVER

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    That last tour of theirs featuring S Club Jnrs was one of the worst things I've EVER seen. AND I'VE SEEN HILARY DUFF IN CONCERT.

    It was the very definition of auto-pilot.
     
  6. Christian

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    I don't ever think S Club were ever under the illusion they were anything more than contracted parties - jobbing entertainers if you like. The HITS were a welcome by product but really an added bonus.

    Steps wanted to be POP STARS and the hunger was entirely different. Hence the acrimonious split and the continued bitterness.
     
  7. monsta

    monsta CAUGHT YOUR FEVER

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    Lisa
    Faye
    Claire (the betrayal is STILL there)
    Lee





















    Ian 'H' Watkins
     
  8. Slave

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    No need to drag Hilary Duff into this :angry:

    The final 12 months for S Club really was PAINFUL - the TV show, the concerts, the music videos, almost overnight they suddenly became just a bit TOO OLD to be doing it all.
     
  9. Jark

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    The couple in H's village shop :D

    "The village do talk about them don't they?"
    *grits teeth* "Oh yes..."
     
  10. Shirley

    Shirley BIG-HEARTED BUNNY

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    RIGHT seeing as you all say this is so AMAZING I'm going to watch it

    It is CURRENTLY on YOUTUBE so I'm GRABBING IT QUICK
     
  11. Jark

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    Faye performing a pride set to an audience of about TWENTY including a clueless TWAT who knows the whole dance routine :D OH MY GOD
     
  12. COB

    COB Wishin' I was toothless

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    Two and a half minutes until my download is done - I'm all aquiver :shy:
     
  13. Shirley

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    :D
     
  14. Jark

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    Was Claire a bit slimmer on Popstar to Operastar? She looked better, maybe it was just the outfit
     
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    I like how they arranged Faye, Lee and Lisa to meet up first, then the GRUESOME TWOSOME to come in after wards with Russian Roulette in the background. :D
     
  16. Jark

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    Claire seems to be absolutely GAGGING to go all-out with the bitchery

    "H had his whole... SLEEP THING."
     
  17. Jark

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    "I was BLONDE, I was kinda CUTE, I was getting MAGAZINE COVERS"
    *cut to H covering TV HITS magazine*
     
  18. Jark

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    I thought that was terrific viewing. One thing that really struck me was that Faye seems like an incredibly fragile human being. It's not hard to imagine that she would have been absolutely petrified about this reunion. The emotion of what happened still seemed so RAW for her and Lisa. It's quite amazing to think that after ten years it can still be that way but then I suppose when being in a pop group is not just a job but a 24/7 lifestyle, suddenly NOT being in one must have been the biggest shock of their lives. I can't wait for next week! :disco:

    H was awful. He seems like one of those gays who CONSTANTLY has to reference the fact that he is GAY. GAY GAY GAY.
     
  19. COB

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    I've just started it - those glasses really make H look EXTRA EVIL, don't they?
     
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    You WEREN'T KIDDING :D
     
  21. Slave

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    Lisa's emotion through the whole thing is so FORCED it's hard to make a judgement on how she actually feels.

    "It was...dreadful"

    *screws up face trying to push out a tear*

    "Sorry *sob*...I just need a minute"

    *screws up face harder*

    *waves hands*

    *blinks firmly*

    She looked like a PICASSO by the end of it.
     
  22. Commotion

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    I never followed Steps. Looking at H on the show and it dawned on me. Years ago in a fog of marijuana smoke, I fucked someone who looked like him.

    It wasn't H, that much I am sure of.

    But from now on when someone asks me what my most embarrassing moment was, I will claim that I farted while getting rimmed by H from Steps.
     
  23. FetchFugly

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    Yes. :D I forgot just how much I hated him. The way they cut him talking to the crowd like the worst kind of holiday camp kids entertainer between am dram LSL teary eyed musings was excellent. Oh and his nonsense bleatings about wanting his normal life back etc doesn't exactly stack up with the immediate launch of Hand Claire and the move onto SMTV.
     
  24. Johnkm

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    Exclusive: Steps: 'We were asked to perform on X Factor'
    Friday, September 30 2011, 16:47 BST 33By Robert Copsey, Music Editor Email this story
    © Sky
     
  25. COB

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    It turns out the file I downloaded was even more corrupt than H's soul, so I'll have to try again this evening :grr:
     
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    Excellent :o That's getting watched once I'm at home (much as I'm tempted to stick it on at WORK it might be a bit much...)
     
  28. Halli

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    Maybe they will perform this year!
     
  29. Slave

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    :hitler: Already posted here

    This thread is moving so fast it either needs a split somewhere, or a temporary Steps forum.
     
  30. Halli

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    I am watching the repeat on Living + 1 now, it's just as good, if not even better than the first time round

    Can't wait for Wednesday :disco:
     
  31. Halli

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    I have just seen there is FOUR PARTS to this series, what are they going to do for the last two episodes?
     
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    I'm guessing it'll be promo for the Ultimate Collection and probably them in the recording studio doing 'Dancing Queen' and hopefully making plans for the future...wishful thinking
     
  33. katySWE

    katySWE Georgina de Mylius

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    Watching the Manchester concert (the one from 22/12/2001) and nearly crying! Phew, it's good I wasn't a 12 y. o. girl growing up in UK as I'd definitely be a massive Steps-fan then! It must have been really hard especially for kids and tweens/early teens to find out on Boxing Day. I read that fans and their families were slamming the group afterwards, accusing them of lying and staying together for the wonga only. Poor kids! :(

    U probabbly know all this. But it's totally new to me. :(
     
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  34. David

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    I just saw the episode two trailer. Looks genuinely AMAZING
     
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  36. Shirley

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    I've seen the first part now and it really is just like a MOOPY GAY STORM IN A TEACUP DRAMA but on an EPIC SCALE

    I did like it when Lee said to H "YOU BIG QUEEN"

    Next week looks PROPER AMAZE though *gets drunk and airs dirty laundry*
     
  37. Kratz

    Kratz Pearl in the shell.

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    'I forgave her, because I'm quite forgiving'

    How good of you H.
     
  38. Loufoque

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    :D
     
  39. Loufoque

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    I just want to say that after years of finding the whole LSL thing TEDIOUS IN THE EXTREME I am now TOTALLY SCOTT LEE :disco:
     
  40. dUb

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    I just can't get ENOUGH of their ouvre at the moment.
     

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