Trevor Walters

Profile:
b. 1961, London, England. Walters embarked on a musical career in reggae by adding his distinct soprano voice to the Ital group. He was also recruited to sing on releases by Santic, and contributed to the hit ‘Bloody Eyes’. He later recorded as part of Youth And Youth, with whom he released ‘Try Love Again’. Prior to embarking on a solo career, Walters recorded the ‘Back Together Again’ duet with Jean Adebambo, which gave an early indication of the potential of these two fine vocalists. This release was followed by the protest song, ‘They’ll Never Get Away’, which proved popular in the reggae charts. In 1981 Walters wrote and recorded ‘Give Love A Try’, which surpassed its predecessor by topping the reggae chart. In October 1981 he reached number 27 in the UK pop charts with ‘Love Me Tonight’. It appeared that Walters was destined to be a one-hit-wonder in the annals of pop music, but he still attracted some derision from reggae aficionados because of his crossover success. Nevertheless, he continued releasing material that maintained a respectable profile in the reggae chart, including ‘Handyman’, ‘Comma Comma’ and, in combination with Jah Bunny, ‘Lovers Medley’. The singer returned to the UK pop charts in July 1984, reaching number 9 with his rendition of Lionel Richie’s ‘Stuck On You’. He also covered Richie’s ‘Penny Lover’, which, although an exemplary effort riding on a gentle lovers rock rhythm, did not chart. His crossover success inspired Polydor Records to sign him for a cover version of Andrew Gold’s ‘Never Let Her Slip Away’. This release remained at the lower end of the pop charts, while the follow-up, ‘Love’s A Lie’, made no impression on any chart. The poor response, alleged to be through lack of promotion, was deemed inadequate by the company. In 1986 he enjoyed a hit with the sublime ‘Love Will Find A Way’, produced by Leonard Chin. In 1991, he regained his street credibility by recording with Anthony Brightly, who produced ‘Can You Feel The Love’ with Pure Silk. He continued to record and enjoy further hits throughout the 90s, including ‘Hold’ in 1998.
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Albums

ADE LP 001 Trevor Walters - Walters Gold With Love album art Trevor Walters Walters Gold With Love(LP, Album) Adelphi Records (2) ADE LP 001 UK 1985 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

K-8567 Trevor Walters - Love Me Tonight / Dub Me Tonight album art Trevor Walters / Ital All Stars* Trevor Walters / Ital All Stars* - Love Me Tonight / Dub Me Tonight (Single) Ital (5) K-8567 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
12 MAG 214 Trevor Walters - Loving As One album art Trevor Walters Loving As One (Single) Magnet (2) 12 MAG 214 UK 1982 Sell This Version
MD 004 Trevor Walters - 4 In 1 Lovers Medley / A Jah Do It album art Trevor Walters / Jah Bunny Trevor Walters / Jah Bunny - 4 In 1 Lovers Medley / A Jah Do It(12", Single) Must Dance MD 004 UK 1982 Sell This Version
ITD 0017 Trevor Walters - You Make Me Feel album art T. Walters* You Make Me Feel (Single) Ital (5) ITD 0017 UK 1983 Sell This Version
ITD0018 Trevor Walters - Re United album art Jean Adebambo & Trevor Walters Jean Adebambo & Trevor Walters - Re United (Single) Ital (5) ITD0018 UK 1983 Sell This Version
IS 002 Trevor Walters - Stuck On You album art Trevor Walters Stuck On You (Single) I & S Production IS 002 UK 1983 Sell This Version
ITD 0016 Trevor Walters - Handy Man album art Trevor Walter* Handy Man(12", Single) Ital (5) ITD 0016 UK 1983 Sell This Version
IS 1001 Trevor Walters - Penny Lover / Version album art Trevor Walters / I & S All Stars Trevor Walters / I & S All Stars - Penny Lover / Version(12", Single) I & S Production IS 1001 UK 1983 Sell This Version
IS 004 Trevor Walters - Love Won't Let Me Wait album art C Thompson* & T Walter* C Thompson* & T Walter* - Love Won't Let Me Wait Sanity Records IS 004 UK 1984 Sell This Version
POSPX 716 Trevor Walters - Never Let Her Slip Away album art Trevor Walters Never Let Her Slip Away Polydor POSPX 716 UK 1984 Sell This Version
881 808-1 Trevor Walters - Stuck On You album art Trevor Walters Stuck On You (Single, Maxi) Polydor 881 808-1 France 1985 Sell This Version
ADE T001 Trevor Walters - Blood's Thicker Than Water album art Trevor Walters Blood's Thicker Than Water Adelphi Records (2) ADE T001 UK 1985 Sell This Version
PS 8066 Trevor Walters - Stuck On You / You Make Me Feel album art Trevor Walters Stuck On You / You Make Me Feel(7", Single) Polydor PS 8066 South Africa 1985 Sell This Version
POSPA 723 Trevor Walters - Love's A Lie / Never Let Her Slip Away album art Trevor Walters Love's A Lie / Never Let Her Slip Away(12") Polydor POSPA 723 UK 1985 Sell This Version
BT0020 Trevor Walters - We Will Be Lovers album art Trevor Walter* / Carol Brown Trevor Walter* / Carol Brown - We Will Be Lovers(12", Single) Beta Records (3) BT0020 UK 1985 Sell This Version
ADE 7005 Trevor Walters - Love Will Find A Way album art Trevor Walters Love Will Find A Way (Single) Adelphi Records (2) ADE 7005 UK 1986 Sell This Version
SLD-540 Trevor Walters - Shake You Down album art Trevor Walters Shake You Down (Single) Starlight Records SLD-540 UK 1986 Sell This Version
TR0019 Trevor Walters - That's How Heartaches Are Made album art Trevor Walters That's How Heartaches Are Made Time 1 Records TR0019 UK 1986 Sell This Version
P15 Trevor Walters - Betcha By Golly Wow album art Trevor Walters Betcha By Golly Wow (Single) Priority Records (2) P15 UK 1986 Sell This Version
champ12-61 Trevor Walters - Lock Away Your Heart album art Trevor Walters Lock Away Your Heart (Single) Champion champ12-61 1987 Sell This Version
SLD 544 Trevor Walters - Baby I've Been Missing You album art Trevor Walters Baby I've Been Missing You (Single) Starlight Records SLD 544 UK 1987 Sell This Version
JCT - 1 Trevor Walters - Love Songs, Candlelight & You album art Trevor Walters Love Songs, Candlelight & You Diamond C International Records JCT - 1 UK 1988 Sell This Version
IMF 003 Trevor Walters - Back Together Again album art Jean* & Trevor* Jean* & Trevor* - Back Together Again (Single) Student IMF 003 UK 1988 Sell This Version
SLD 545 Trevor Walters - Falling In Love album art Trevor Walters Falling In Love(12", Single) Starlight Records SLD 545 UK 1988 Sell This Version