Steps have shared a snap of themselves reuniting for the primary time since saying they have again collectively.
The group shared a selfie wanting in good spirits as they put together for the discharge of their new album What The Future Holds and their 2021 tour.
Within the picture was Claire Richards, Faye Tozer, Lisa Scott-Lee, Lee Latchford-Evans and Ian ‘H’ Watkins who took the snap.
They’re again! Steps have shared a snap of themselves reuniting for the primary time since saying they have again collectively
The quintet advised how they’ve been overjoyed with the response they’ve acquired from followers since saying their reunion on social media on Tuesday.
Ian wrote: ‘WE’RE BAAAAACCCKKK !!! What an unimaginable response right this moment!!! WOW WOW WOW! THANKYOU!!
‘Tomorrow is the day you get to listen to the primary single of a brand new period of STEPS! Tune in to @zoetheball on @bbcradio2 at 8.30am to listen to ‘What the longer term holds’ for THE first time!’
After showing on Zoe Ball’s present, Ian shared one other picture of the group as Faye and Claire each raised their arms within the air with pleasure because the group confirmed the music What The Future Holds is on the market for obtain now.
Thrilled: The quintet advised how they’ve been overjoyed with the response they’ve acquired from followers since saying their reunion on social media on Tuesday
Ian wrote: ‘WE’RE BAAAAACCCKKK !!! What an unimaginable response right this moment!!! WOW WOW WOW! THANKYOU!!’
The group first introduced the enterprise with a collection of cryptic posts spelling out their iconic identify, earlier than confirming rumours they’re set to affix forces as soon as once more for a brand new album.
Steps teased that their newest tour could be their ‘greatest spectacle but’ as they be a part of forces with stars together with Sia to pen singles for the album.
The band first teased their new music by every tweeting an illuminated letter, which when put collectively spelled out their identify.
Again collectively! Steps (L-R Claire Richards, Lee Hatchford-Evans, Lisa Scott-Lee, Ian ‘H’ Watkins and Faye Tozer) introduced they’re reuniting for a brand new album and nationwide tour in 2021
One put up learn ‘One foot previously…’ as one other accomplished ‘…one foot sooner or later’, earlier than one other added: ‘Inform me what the longer term holds Crystal ball.’
After their respective posts a snap confirmed the members collectively, as they confirmed their album could be launched in late November.
The caption stated: ‘We could not hold it a secret any longer!!
‘Our new album What The Future Holds arrives on November 27th, and it is accessible to pre-order from 8am tomorrow!’
Thrilling: The group first teased their new enterprise by every sharing a video spelling a letter from their iconic identify (pictured: Claire)
Nice response: The quick clips have been seen over 120,000 occasions on the time of writing, with followers eagerly sharing their pleasure within the feedback (pictured: Lee Latchford-Evans)
Clues: Teasing their new music, one put up learn ‘One foot previously…’ as one other accomplished ‘…one foot sooner or later’ (pictured: Lisa Scott-Lee)
The band went onto gush that they could not wait to return on the highway for his or her tour.
They stated: ‘We are going to always remember the previous with Steps, it is what made us, however we have got to look to the longer term too. We have been so thrilled that the final album was successful and it gave us a brand new lease of life.
‘Performing stay has all the time been our favorite a part of being in Steps – we had probably the most enjoyable of our profession on the final tour and we’re already planning for the subsequent one to be our greatest spectacle but.
‘We’re additionally thrilled to have Sophie Ellis-Bextor as our particular visitor on the What The Future Holds 2021 Tour – her catalogue is stuffed with floor-fillers and he or she is aware of get any social gathering began.
‘We’re so excited for everybody to listen to this new album and to come back be a part of us on tour.’
Collaboration: It was additionally revealed that the group’s new monitor was written for them by pop famous person Sia, they usually discovered was an ‘superb’ expertise (pictured: Ian ‘H’ Watkins)
Glamorous: The group shared particular person teaser clips of every member stood in entrance of a letter, which spelled out the group’s identify (pictured: Faye Tozer)
What The Future Holds sees them reunite with writers together with Fiona Bevan (One Path, Lewis Capaldi), Ina Wroldsen (Shakira, Britney Spears) and Karl Twigg (who labored on their first three albums).
The quick clips have been seen over 120,000 occasions on the time of writing, with followers eagerly sharing their pleasure within the feedback.
It is also been revealed that the band labored with Australian hitmaker Sia for his or her latest dance monitor, which the band described as an ‘superb’ expertise.
Comeback: The band premiered their new single on BBC Radio 2, with their tour set to happen later in 2021
Over the moon: Followers could not comprise their pleasure following the band’s information and took to Twitter to share a slew of celebratory posts
Claire stated: ‘She wrote the monitor for herself however realised it wasn’t actually for her and gave it to us.
‘It isn’t prefer it was within the backside of a drawer someplace. It was her who stated, ”We must always give this to Steps as a result of it will actually go well with them”.’
Lisa gushed concerning the alternative to work with the singer: ‘I am such an enormous Sia fan. Her music is totally up my avenue, I’ve a lot admiration for her as an artist and a songwriter so I am in pop heaven.’
Hand-picked: Claire stated Sia (pictured in 2013) ‘wrote the monitor for herself however realised it wasn’t actually for her and gave it to us’
In response to the announcement, one keen fan wrote below the put up on Twitter: ‘Omg thanks for blessing us and bringing pleasure to the yr (sic)’
While one other shared: ‘November is about to be one AMAZING month! I am limbering up for the dance routines already #Steps2020 (sic)’
A 3rd wrote: ‘I can not anticipate this!! So excited … I’ve been ready for brand new music from you guys for a very long time. Let’s hope a tour could be carried out sooner or later Xx (sic)’
Steps final reunited in 2017 with their album Tears On The Dancefloor, which noticed them launch single Scared Of The Darkish.
Steps break up in 2001 after attaining fourteen consecutive high 5 singles, offered over 20 million data and reached Quantity One with three albums and three singles.
They’re BRIT award successful and maintain the file for probably the most consecutive sold-out nights at Wembley.
After a short reunion in 2011, they launched into a sell-out 12 date area tour and the releasing their fourth album, earlier than happening hiatus.
Steps dominated the charts within the 90s and early 00’s with hits reminiscent of 5,6,7,8, Tragedy, Higher The Satan You Know and Love’s Obtained A Maintain Of My Coronary heart.
Stars: Steps break up in 2001 after fourteen consecutive high 5 singles, offered over 20 million data and reached Quantity One with three albums and three singles (pictured in 1998)