CDB : Let’s Groove
The boys from Melbourne outfit CDB had a string of top 30 successes throughout the mid 1990s, but none bigger than their third single – a cover version of the old Earth, Wind And Fire classic ‘Let’s Groove’. In their original incarnation with Andrew De Silva in the line-up, they hit the No.2 spot on the ARIA singles chart with the single (and No.1 over the ditch), but further top 20 success eluded them.
After almost a decade out of the spotlight, the band reunited as a five piece in the mid 2000s, signed to Universal Music and were set to release a covers album called ‘The Funk Sessions’. When the lead single ‘P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)’ failed to fire at radio, the project was shelved.
The clip for ‘Let’s Groove’, meanwhile, features the boys placed in various shots of the Victorian capital – some green screen, some in front of skyscrapers, some in the back of a limousine. It’s all very dated now, but big props to the local lads for a big hit.