The departure of Kevin Godley and Lol Crème didn't deter Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart.
His first album since John Lennon's death featured guests Ringo Starr, Carl Perkins, Eric Stewart and others.
It was the ABBA singer's second English language album, and eighth overall.
10cc comprised Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman, Kevin Godley and Lol Creme — all hailing from the hotbed of musical talent that was the Greater Manchester area.
The band's third album contained ‘Life Is A Minestrone' and ‘I’m Not In Love' as part of an ambitious and sophisticated soundscape.
The 10cc vocalist-songwriter's resumé stretches even further than that cherished band’s exemplary pop and album rock.
Authorised by the band, the book has been written by Liam Newton and will be released through Rocket 88 on 12 February.
On 23 September 1978, the Mercury single replaced the Commodores' 'Three Times A Lady' at No. 1 in the UK.
In the vinyl era, every genre of music developed its own visual aesthetic, a tip-off to the listener as to what could be found inside the album cover.
Our tribute includes all of the group’s major UK hit singles and some of their most important and creative album material.
The Rolling Stones played one of their longest sets ever at the Knebworth Festival concert on 21 August 1976.
The original promotional video for ‘I’m Not in Love’ featured Stewart, who sang lead vocal on the track, playing the Fender Rhodes.
The complex chronology of 10cc offers no easy conclusion to their story, but each band member continued to write innovative songs in their years after 10cc.
Written by Neil Sedaka and Phil Cody, ‘Solitaire’ is one of those much-covered songs, but the Carpenters' version for their album Horizon might be the best.
In the late 60s and early 70s, the future members of 10cc helped put Strawberry Studios on the map, with a fascinating history of rare early recordings.