They sailed to the success
with "Girls, Girls, Girls". Now there's the
third LP and a TV show
SAILORs who are worth their pay
Phil Pickett (29) could
work as an actor. But he prefers playing the piano.
Henry Marsh (28) would surely be a good music teacher -
if he hadn't decide to play pop music.
Grant Serpell (32) dreams of making big inventions. But
he seems to be even better as a drummer.
And Georg Kajanus (30) says about himself that he might
be a good designer. His big talent is writing and
Together those talented gentlemen are the English pop
band SAILOR, that is currently swimming high on the waves
of success. The SAILORs have released two unusually
successful albums with "Sailor" and
And of course the two top-hits of the last summer:
"A Glass Of Champagne" and "Girls, Girls,
The show "Special Sailor", that the
'Saarländische Rundfunk' will broadcast this Wednesday,
has already been sold to five countries. And the tour
through Germany, which was just finished, was sold-out
The new album "The Third Step" has just been
released. A big hit-suspect: the song "Stiletto
It's not surprising that - after such a success - the
advertising-business has also discovered SAILOR. A German
soft drink company advertises with "Girls, Girls,
Girls". What they want to reach? A speaker of the
company: The young people like SAILOR. And we believe
that the music and the image of the band is also positive
for us. We did the same with the Bay City Rollers, and it
was a big success."
In their songs SAILOR sing about the harbour area, tell
stories about girls, pubs and adventures. In their
private lives they are very solid. They don't drink,
hardly go to bed after midnight and enjoy talking about
their wives and children at home. And they also remained
humbled. When asked about their worries they answer:
"Hopefully the success will leave us some spare time
for our private lives."
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A bit of ragtime, a bit of pop, original lyrics and
unusual arrangements - that's how SAILOR mix their hits.
(Left to right: Grant Serpell, Georg Kajanus, Henry Marsh
and Phil Pickett).
by courtesy of Thomas Henning (Berlin, Germany)!