Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Lighthouse Family Exclusive Interview…..
Lighthouse Family are a British musical duo that rose to prominence in the mid-1990s and remained active until the early 2000s.
An international success, their music was the backbone of mainstream radio around the world.
Vocalist Tunde Baiyewu and keyboardist Paul Tucker formed the act in 1993 in Newcastle upon Tyne.
They met while studying at university and both working at the same bar.
Their 1995 debut album Ocean Drive sold more than 1.8 million copies in the UK alone.
Enjoy a rare and exclusive chat with Vocalist Tunde Baiyewu and keyboardist Paul Tucker…..
The Lighthouse Family quickly established themselves as a popular easy listening duo throughout Europe.
They are well known for their songs: “Lifted”, “Lost In Space”, “Ocean Drive”, “Raincloud” and “High”, which also reached number one on the Australian Singles Chart.
‘Ocean Drive’ and ‘High’ were 2 of their biggest hits. They’re now back on the road touring in 2011.
In November 2010, the duo announced they were reforming Lighthouse Family and did a full UK & Ireland tour, in February and March 2011.
It was the first performance of Lighthouse Family in eight years. During an interview on breakfast TV show BBC Breakfast on 17 January 2011.
The Lighthouse Family revealed they had still been talking to each other during their time away, and that there was no current defined timescale for the release of a new album. However, Tucker mentioned during the interview that the duo had “pockets… full of songs”.
Interview recorded by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio 2011