What You Got
by ABS

Album: Abstract Theory (2002)
Charted: 4

Songfacts®:

  • Richard Abidin "Abs" Breen started his music career as a member of Five, a boy band that put together by Simon Cowell. Five enjoyed worldwide success clocking up a number of international hits, but disbanded on September 27, 2001. After Five split up, Breen became the only band member to release a solo album when he dropped Abstract Theory.
  • This was both Abs' debut and most successful solo single, peaking at #4 on the UK singles chart. He went on to clock up two more UK Top 10 hits. "Stop Sign", (#10) and "Miss Perfect" (#5).
  • The song features samples from Andrea and Donna's 1978 reggae hit "Uptown Top Ranking."
  • Breen changed his stage name from Abs to Abz Love in June 2008. He explained that he switched his moniker because "I got a bit annoyed of everyone referencing the six-pack."

Comments: 1

  • Tim from AmsterdamThe song "Uptown Top Ranking" is by Althea & Donna, you guys wrote Andrea.
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