When I wrote "Lady Starlight" for inclusion in the album "Desolation Boulevard", little did I realise that I would become the first member of Sweet to release a solo single. In fact I didn't really imagine that I would even sing it, after all Brian was the lead vocalist. Mike Chapman, our producer, immediately suggested that I sing the song after hearing a run through in the studio with an acoustic guitar. Once the album was completed, someone at RCA Records could see the potential of "Starlight" as a single but without Brian's voice it was deemed a bit radical to put it out as a Sweet single thus "Lady Starlight" by Andy Scott was the answer. After a few subtle production tweaks by myself and Mick at Air Studios [London] and some superb keyboard enhancements from Pete [18 with a Bullet] Wingfield, the solo single version was ready for release. And the rest is history.
At the Satisfaction Guaranteed Europe Tour 2014 Lady Starlight was back in the setlist again !