Upside Down (band)

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This article is about the British boy band. For the American alternative rock band, see The Upsidedown.
Upside Down
Origin London, England
Genres Pop, dance
Years active 1993–1997
Labels A&M Records
Past members Giles Kristian

Upside Down were a manufactured boy band, who came to fame after being showcased in a late night 1990s BBC Television documentary on the making of the band.[1] Members included Chris Leng, Giles Kristian, Jamie Browne and Richard Kaye.[2]

The band were developed by World Records, an independent record label who had staked everything on the success of their act. Their first single was written for fellow 1990s boy band Bad Boys Inc. However, after four singles, World Records went into bankruptcy and Upside Down re-grouped as Orange Orange with no further success. Kristian went on to be an author of historical fiction.



As Upside Down
  • "Change Your Mind" (World Records - 1996) No.11 UK
  • "Every Time I Fall In Love" (World Records - 1996) No.18 UK
  • "Never Found A Love Like This Before" (World Records - 1996) No.19 UK
  • "If You Leave Me Now" (World Records - 1996) #27 UK[3]
As Orange Orange
  • "Beautiful Day" (Blue Cherry/Big Banana's - 1997) No.83 UK[4]


  1. ^ "Leicester - Features - From Pop to Published". BBC. 2009-03-13. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Upside Down (3) Discography at Discogs". Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 577. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  4. ^ "Chart Log UK: The O – Ozric Tentacles". Chart Log UK. 2009-12-26. Retrieved 2009-12-26.