Every Loser Wins
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I have enjoyed working on my first album with Mike [Batt] and I am very happy with our choice of tracks. The official vocal version of the ‘EastEnders’ theme tune, performed by the actress playing one of the most popular characters. There is a hint of the ‘Enders’ theme in the intro to ‘Every Loser Wins’, too, if you listen close enough. The worst bit is the horrible three-note synth flourish that pierces the mellow mood every few lines, and on which the song ends.
Written and produced by Simon May, Stewart James and Bradley James,  the song was heavily featured in the BBC soap opera EastEnders throughout the summer of 1986, sung by Berry's character Simon "Wicksy" Wicks.Overall disappointed, but the record was fine it would have been preferable that it was stated that the cover was damaged/creased, wouldn't have purchased it otherwise. Language - Regardless of country of origin all tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Please remember it can take some time for Paypal or your card issuer to process and post the refund. This single – a duet between Letitia Dean and Paul J Medford – was promoted at the EMI sales conference in September 1986 as being by The Banned, the group featured in the storyline described above. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. In the issue for the week ending 15 November 1986, so fed up had they become with ‘EastEnders’ stars making records that a No.For some reason it’s hard to cross that line from actor to rock singer…some have done it but to mixed results. For this re-recording, she teamed up with Mike Berry, her co-star in the sitcom ‘Are You Being Served?
Every Loser Wins and Something Outa Nothing were actually co-written by Stewart and Bradley James and ‘EastEnders’ theme tune composer Simon May. The composers Simon May, Stewart James and Bradley James, each received an Ivor Novello Award for the composition. Richard made a point about the spelling of her name with the title of her 2000 autobiography, No ‘S’ My Life Story. Dobson used this opportunity to launch a brief recording career, but this lasted barely longer than her tenure on the show. Every Loser Wins" was the second biggest-selling single in the UK that year (after "Don't Leave Me This Way" by The Communards).This led me down the youtube rabbit hole and before you know it I’m listening to Stefan Dennis’ ‘Don’t it make you feel good’ and he’s really channeling a working man’s David Hasselhoff vibe. Berry’s studio recording of the former was one of three official BBC singles tied in with ‘EastEnders’ during 1986; in the original press release the BBC confidently predicted that “with full BBC TV and radio support this is definitely a top ten hit. Our worldwide reputation has been built on careful selection of the quality of collectables that are offered within this section. And again, listening to that for the first time, it isn’t quite as awful as I was anticipating either… I must be in a good mood tonight!
Another novelty on top of the UK charts… Unless I’m forgetting someone obvious, Nick Berry becomes the first singer of dubious talent to top the charts thanks to starring in a popular soap opera.I am keeping my fingers crossed that the album will be as big a hit as Every Loser Wins,” he said, but like his character Wicksy, Berry soon gave up any musical dreams. Nick Berry (born April 16, 1963 in Woodford, Essex) is an English television actor best known for his roles as Simon 'Wicksy' Wicks in EastEnders (1985–90), PC (later Sgt) Nick Rowan in Heartbeat (1992–98) and Mike Nicholls in Harbour Lights (1999).