Their first single, "I Owe You Nothing", was released in 1987 on CBS Records and entered the UK charts at number 88, with promotional work being carried out to advertise the band. The second, "When Will I Be Famous", became their breakthrough hit by reaching number two in the UK Top 40 chart.
Their first album, Push was released in 1988 and went 4× Platinum in the UK.
The group achieved a total of 11 top 40 singles and 3 Top 20 albums in the United Kingdom, making them one of the biggest acts in British music between 1988 and 1991. They reached number one when "I Owe You Nothing" was reissued in 1988. They continued having hits throughout the late 1980s, including "Cat Among the Pigeons" and "Too Much", both which made UK #2 during 1988 and 1989.
During the late 1980s Bros were massive in the emerging homosexual scene in London. Matt visited a diehard fan after he won a competition during 1988 in a small village outside Liverpool. Matt was also voted Mr Gay UK in 1988 and again in 1990. Logan left the band in early 1989, and the Goss brothers continued touring as a duo. A second album, The Time was released in 1989 followed by Changing Faces in 1991 before the band split in 1992.
Matt Goss began a solo career during the 1990s, enjoying chart success with his single "If You Were Here Tonight", as well as becoming an actor. Luke Goss moved to the US and became a film actor, starring in blockbuster hits such as Blade II and Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Craig Logan entered into music management as well as songwriting and forged a successful career.
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