One Hit Wonders of the ’80s: 1989 – Waterfront

“Cry” by Waterfront

220px-Waterfront_-_cry Waterfront are the British duo of Phil Cilia and Chris Duffy. They released their debut album, Waterfront, in 1989. The album was successful in the U.K. and U.S. Their hit single from the album, “Cry” hit #17 on the U.K. charts, and went all the way to #10 on June 17, 1989 in the U.S. They followed up with the song “Nature Of Love“, but it was not as successful. They were named BMI Songwriters of the year in 1990.

In 1992, Chris Duffy released a solo album which had three tracks co-written with Phil Cilia. In May 2000, Duffy and Cilia reunited as Waterfront, and are still together. In November 2011, they released the album Ghosts Of The Good. They have yet to score another top-40 hit in the U.S.

So let’s Return to 1989, and reintroduce yourself to Waterfront’s “Cry”:

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