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Title: After three Number 1 British singles...
Publish date: March 1989

After three Number 1 British singles, Frankie Goes To Hollywood took a “year out” in 1985, divided between a three-month American tour, four months at an Irish converted castle studio complex (above), two months in Jersey and three months recording near Amsterdam. Effectively barred from performing in the one country in which they were a real commercial concern - Britain -they’d lost their loyal following on their return in ‘86.