Toppa Top 10: Ten Quintessential British Lovers Rock Tunes

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5. Maxi Priest, “Strollin On”
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Not only is Maxi Priest the best known artist to emerge from the British lovers rock scene, he actually was the first reggae artist to make it to the No. 1 slot on the US Billboard charts, with “Close to You.” “Strollin On,” recorded half a decade earlier, is purebred British lovers at itโ€™s finest. You can hear the mentorship ofย  Paul “Barry Boom” Robinson and Roger Robin. The video was really really corny but we still have the track in rotationโ€ฆ