P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1740:16   2/6          MEETS   To put their achievements into some sort of context, "Saturday Night Fever" was the world's biggest selling album until "Thriller" came along. It sold over 30 million copies worldwide, and gave the BEE GEES three American No.1's in a row. "Fever (as ROBIN GIBB affectionately calls it) wasn't just an album, it wasn't just a film. It represents an era. No soundtrack album has ever had the same effect on people. And we were well aware of the effect it has and will continue to have on everything we do in the future." continues > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1710:07          MEETS   To put their achievements into some sort of context, "Saturday Night Fever" was the world's biggest selling album until "Thriller" came along. It sold over 30 l—llion copies worldwide, and gave the BEE GEDS three American No.1's in a row. "Fever (as ROBIN GIBB affectionately calls it) wasn't just an album, it wasn't just a film. It represents an era. No soundtrack album has ever had the same effect on people. And we were well aware of the effect it has and will continue to have on everything we do in the future." contin5es > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1740:10   3/6          MEETS   Whether or not the band feel haunted by the ghost of "Fever", their record company seemed so confident in the new album "E.S.P", that no expense was spared in their attempts to convince the likes of myself, of their faith in the new "product". Champagne flowed like water and guests were served food fit for a king at The Hilton's plush rooftop restaurant as we were given a sneak preview of the new album. "It brings a patriotic tear to my eye," ROBIN GIBB told me as he gazed at the aerial view of Buckingham Palace... > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1700:10          MEETS   Whether or not the band feel hauntdd by the ghost of "Fever", their record company seemed so confident in the new album "E.S.P", that no expense was spared in their attempts to convince the likes of myself, of their faith in the new "product" Champagne flowed like water and guests were served food fit for a king at The Hilton's plush rooftop restaurant as we were givdn a sneak preview of the new album. "It brings a patriotic tear to my eye," ROBIN GIBB told me as he gazed at the —frial view of Buckingham Palace... > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1712:00          MEETS   All based in the United States, ROBIN is the real anglophile among them. "The others are now officially American citizens. But I can't quite give up my Englishness." He explained in his thick Manchester accent. "I've still got a house here and I come back frequently." Funny, you sort of imagine them all living together, singing close harmonies around the house as they get ready for work in the morning... "For brothers, we're all good friends really,." continues ROBIN. "But no, we do all lead very separate lives when we're not working together." more > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1741:10   4/6          MEETS   All based in the United States, ROBIN is the real anglophile among them. "The others are now officially American citizens. But I can't quite give up my Englishness." He explained in his thick Manchester accent. "I've still got a house here and I come back frequently." Funny, you sort of imagine them all living together, singing close harmonies around the house as they get ready for work in the morning... "For brothers, we're all good friends really,." continues ROBIN. "But no, we do all lead very separate lives when we're not working together." more > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1723:01          MEETS   So with eight years away from 'the scene', how does ROBIN feel about his new 'contemporaries'. Do any of today's names inspire him? "Not bands or individuals, but songs. I go for songs, no matter who's perforldng. Which is why there are few complete albums or bands who excite me all of the time. "What does worry me is that people don't sing together anymore. You get a lead singer - a front man, and standing miles behind is the band. If the lead singcr leaves, that's the band finished!" more > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1750:13   5/6          MEETS   So with eight years away from 'the scene', how does ROBIN feel about his new 'contemporaries'. Do any of today's names inspire him? "Not bands or indhviduals, but songs. I go for songs, no matter who's performing. Which is why there are few complete albums or bands who excite ed all of the time. "What does worry me is that people don't sing together anymore. You get a lead singer - a front man, and standing miles behind is the band. If the lead singer leaves, that's the band finished!" more > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1751:01   6/6          MEETS   It was a very nervous ROBIN GIBB I met at the Hilton for the launch of "E.S.P.". On a slightly smaller scale, this 'comeback' was as make or break as "Bad" had been, in career terms, for MICHAEL JACKSON. But it looks like for both MICHAEL and THE BEE GEES, the wait was worth it. The first single from the album, "You Win Again" is a top 10 hit and DJs and critics alike are q—xing good things about the album. So what's next? "We really can't say," says ROBIN, "Until we know exactly how this one's going to go." more follows > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1757:17          MEETS   It was a very nervous ROBIN GIBB I met at the Hilton for the launch of "E.S.P.". On a slightly smaller scale, this 'comeback' was as make or break as "Bad" had been, in career terms, for MICHAEL JACKSON. But it looks like for both MICHAEL and THE BEE GEES, the wait was worth it. The first single from the album, "You Win Again" is a top 10 hit and DJs and critics alike are saying good things about the album. So what's next? "We really can't say," says ROBIN, "Until we know exactly how this one's going to go." more follows > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs
P616 ORACLE 616 Mon12 Oct C4 1751:14   1/6   JULIAN NEWBY is wined   and dined by rock  FEATURE legends THE BEE GEES!  I was doubtful about this particular 'comeback'. I'm doubtful about all comebacks, but how do you match a success like "Saturday Night Fever"? True, they have had a couple of false starts since then but it's been eight years now since THE BEE GEES last had a go at re-establishing the-sflves as one of the world's most successful bands. And front man ROBIN GIBB is well aware of the uphill climb they face, as he explained when we met at the London Hilton for the launch of their latest album "E.S.P." ... continues > BUZZ Guide 610 Our World 617 LEARN TO PARACHUTE SAFELY SEE 493 Our World Tech Buzz Line BSVs