Mix the Spice Young ladies with Hanson and you also get Cleopatra, a teenager trio from Manchester, Britain, made up of three from the Higgins sisters – oldest sibling Zainam, third child Yonah, and second-oldest Cleopatra, who furthermore to financing the group its name also assumed lead vocal duties on all their songs, the majority of that your sisters co-wrote. The offspring of program vocalist Christine Higgins, the trio was motivated by from gospel to trip-hop to traditional soul. After earning a local skill contest, these were agreed upon to a administration contract, after that spent six years executing throughout the U.K. before getting agreed upon to the United kingdom department of Warner Bros. Information in early 1997. They released two best five singles, “Cleopatra’s Theme” and “Lifestyle Ain’t Easy,” accompanied by their Best 20 debut record Comin’ Atcha! within the springtime of 1998. The record after that spun off two even more British graph singles, a high Five cover from the Jackson 5’s “I’D LIKE You Back again” and the very best 40 “Some Love.” Within the U.S., the group was found by Madonna’s Maverick label. “Cleopatra’s Theme” reached the pop Best 40 along with the R&B graphs, and “Lifestyle Ain’t Easy” also produced both graphs, while Comin’ Atcha! spent several months in the low fifty percent of the record graphs. With their mom and their youngest sister Terry, the group released its own humor/variety display on British tv, that was a rankings achievement. Their second record, Steppin’ Out, premiered in August 2000.