"IT STARTED WITH A KISS" (1982)
by Mark Nobes, chief editor
The infectious song became the British soul/funk/disco band's 26th hit single in the UK and the 11th release to break into the top 10. The track featured on the nine track LP Mystery, which was released the same year.
Mystery was Hot Chocolate's seventh studio album and peaked at #24 in the UK, making it their highest-charting album.
Hot Chocolate had at least one hit in the British singles chart every year from 1970 until 1984.
The band continue to perform, although Kennie Simon took over lead vocals in 2010.
Frontman and founder of the band Errol Brown died from liver cancer on 6th May 2015. R.I.P.
This video clip features the band performing on Top Of The Pops in 1982 - loving the white suits!
The band on Top Of The Pops in 1982