The Gibson Brothers

The Gibson Brothers
Release date
01 January 1970
The Gibson Brothers
01 January 1970 |

The two brothers, Chris and Patrick, were born on Martinique in the West Indies. They recorded their first single “Come to America” in Paris in 1976, and both it and its follow-up “Non Stop Dance” made the charts in Europe, where they toured successfully. The following year they released “Heaven”, which was picked up by TK Records in the U.S.

In 1978 they recorded “Cuba”. The mix of disco beats, Latin percussion, soulful vocals and a catchy tune propelled the song to #1 in several countries, and earned them four gold records worldwide. In the UK it made #41 on its initial release, and #12 when reissued in 1980. Like their other hits, it was written and produced by Daniel Vangarde and the Belgian producer Jean Kluger. The Gibson Brothers had three further big hits in 1979 and 1980, “Ooh! What a Life”, “Que Sera Mi Vida”, and “Mariana”. They have continued to record and tour worldwide.