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are an English electronic group best known for the singles "Sweet
Harmony", "The Sun Rising", "Hello", "Your Love Takes Me Higher", and
At the initial meeting between Marsh and Waddington in 1986, Tim Havard was also present, and the three formed the core of a band named The Journey Through (the name taken from a line of the song "Heaven in Love", written by Steve Seale and Jo Caney). When Guy Gausden later joined the band, the group changed their name to The Beloved. The band originally had a guitar-oriented sound, but soon began using drum machines and dance music elements. They sounded at times like post-punk/dance group New Order, and a summation of this stage of their career can be found on their first studio album, Where It Is, which is a compilation of previously released material, consisting of singles and related B-sides, pressed onto one individual long playing work. The record includes all the early singles, "A Hundred Words", "This Means War", "Happy Now", and the double A-side "Surprise Me" / "Forever Dancing", all released between 1986 and 1987, all on Where It Is, all making the Top 30 in the UK Indie Chart, and all failing in the UK Top 75.
Released in 1996 from their
Dance music is not rally my thing but I like this and the implied nudity is always a good selling point