Rain or Shine (song)

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"Rain or Shine"
Single by Five Star
from the album Silk & Steel
B-side "Summer Groove"
Released 6 September 1986
Format 7" single
Genre Pop
Length 3:58
Label RCA, Tent
Writer(s) Billy Livsey, Pete Sinfield
Producer(s) Billy Livsey
Five Star singles chronology
"Find the Time"
(1986)
"Rain or Shine"
(1986)
"If I Say Yes"
(1986)

"Rain or Shine" is a 1986 hit single by British pop group Five Star. Peaking at #2 on the UK chart, it was held off the top spot for three weeks by British pop band The Communards with the year's biggest selling song, "Don't Leave Me This Way". "Rain Or Shine" spent a total of 13 weeks inside the UK Top 75, five of those in the Top 10.

7" Single:

1. "Rain or Shine" (with extra intro)

2. "Summer Groove"

7" Poster Sleeve: (includes free poster)

1. "Rain or Shine" (with extra intro)

2. "Summer Groove"

12" Single: PT40902

1. "Rain or Shine" (Remix) 5:55 *

2. "Rain or Shine" (Dub)

3. "Summer Groove"

4. "Find the Time" (Instrumental Remix)


* The 5.55 Remix of "Rain or Shine" is an extra track on the 2010 remastered Silk & Steel CD album, although due to the age of the master tape, some imperfections are audible.

Another version of the 12" is available on the Rodeo Media release "Dance Classics 37 and 38" (taken from vinyl).

The 2011 compilation Phil Harding Club Mixes of the 80s is digitally remastered/restored from the original studio master tape found (higher generation/higher quality) and is without the imperfections.

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