British pop outfit the Korgis reunited singer/bassist James Warren and singer/drummer Andy Davis, who previously teamed in cult favorites Stackridge.
Guitarist Stuart Gordon and keyboardist Phil Harrison completed the original lineup, which issued its debut single “Young ‘n’ Russian” in March of 1979; the follow-up, “If I Had You,” cracked the UK Top 20, and that summer the Korgis issued their self-titled debut LP. In 1980, the group scored their biggest chart smash with “Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime,” the lead single from their sophomore album Dumb Waiters; although the record also launched the minor hit “If It’s Alright with You Baby,” subsequent outings like “Rovers Return,” “That Was My Big Mistake” and “All the Love in the World” failed to generate much excitement, and in the wake of their third album, 1981’s Sticky George, the Korgis were dropped by their label Rialto.
The band soon dissolved, and in 1986 Warren issued a solo LP, Burning Questions; four years later, he and Davis reformed the Korgis to issue a re-recorded “Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime,” followed in 1992 by a new album, This World’s for Everyone. The group again parted ways soon after.