Giant Steps (band)

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Giant Steps
Also known as The Quick
Origin United Kingdom
Genres Pop[1]
Years active 1988–1990
Labels A&M
Past members Colin "Col" Campsie
George McFarlane

Giant Steps was a pop duo from England that consisted of vocalist/producer Colin Campsie and bassist/keyboardist/producer George McFarlane. They had previously recorded as The Quick.

Giant Steps' only album, The Book of Pride, was released in 1988, and its first single "Another Lover" became a hit in the United States, peaking at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2] It became very popular in Italy in 1988 as well, garnering considerable airplay on pop radio.[citation needed] It was subsequently featured over the opening credits of the 1989 film Loverboy, starring Patrick Dempsey.

Giant Steps' follow-up single "Into You" was a modest US chart success, reaching No. 58 in early 1989.[2]

In 2006, Campsie became infamous for writing the Kandy Floss record, and was mistakenly credited as being a member of Go West by Mr. Holy Moly in Metro's 25 February edition.

Band members[edit]

  • Colin Campsie - vocals, production
  • George McFarlane - keyboards, guitars, production


  • Gardner Cole - keyboards, vocals, composer, arranger, producer [3]
  • Edie Lehmann - backgrounds
  • Bruce Gaitsch - guitars
  • David Boruff - saxophone



  • "Another Lover" (1988)
  • "The Book of Pride" (1988)
  • "Into You" (1989)


  • The Book Of Pride (1988) (A&M Records AMA 5190)

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Steamy" (Loren/Campsie/McFarlane)
  2. "(The World Don't Need) Another Lover" (Campsie/McFarlane/Cole)
  3. "Into You" (Campsie/McFarlane/Cole)
  4. "Golden Hours (Bone)" (Campsie/McFarlane/Loren)
  5. "Do You Still Care" (Campsie/McFarlane)
  6. "Same Planet, Different World" (Campsie/McFarlane/Cole)
  7. "The Book of Pride" (Campsie/McFarlane)
  8. "End of the War" (Campsie/McFarlane/Thompson)
  9. "Dance Away" (Campsie/McFarlane/Thompson)
  10. "Dream Wonderful" (Campsie/McFarlane/Cole)


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2006). The Billboard Albums (6th ed.). Record Research Inc. p. 408. ISBN 0-89820-166-7. 
  2. ^ a b Giant Steps USA chart history, Billboard. Retrieved March 27, 2013
  3. ^