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Real Life are an Australian new wave and synth-pop  band that achieved international chart success with their singles " Send Me an Angel " and " Catch Me I'm Falling ". Both singles appeared on the band's debut album, Heartlandreleased in The band originally consisted of David Sterry lead vocals and guitarRichard Zatorski violin and keyboardAlan Johnson bass and Danny Simcic drums.
Steve Williams keyboard replaced Zatorski inwho was then replaced by George Pappas in after a long hiatus Real Life - Send Me An Angel / Catch Me Im Falling - Maxi Versions band activity. InDavid Sterry responded to an advert in a newspaper from a keyboard player looking for a guitarist with whom to write songs.
The keyboardist was Richard Zatorski. The duo started doing gigs as a 3-piece with a primitive drum machine they named Gloria and soon gained a loyal following,  opening for bands such as INXSMi-SexThe ChurchMidnight Oil and others.
In Novemberthe band release a remix album titled Master Mix which peaked at number 74 on the Australian Jesse Colin Young - Song For Juli. In Aprilthe group released "Let's Dance Tonight", which failed to chart.
In Septemberthey released "Face to Face" as the lead single from their second studio album. In Octoberthe group released the album Flame which peaked at number 42 in Australia. Inthey recorded the controversial [ why? There were two other new songs and a remix of "Send Me an Angel" on the album. The movie Rad featured "Send Me an Angel" on its soundtrack,  as one notable scene from the film featured riders on BMX cross-country bikes performing various freestyle stunts as the song played.
Inthe La Folia - Various - In The Nursery - Music For My Baby 2 released their third studio album Lifetime ; their first album of all-new material in five years. The album spawned minor hits with "God Tonight" and "Kiss the Ground".
Steve Williams keyboard replaced Zatorski in the band, and was later replaced by George Pappas. A falling-out occurred between Sterry and the remaining two original members Simcic and Johnson. In Real Life - Send Me An Angel / Catch Me Im Falling - Maxi Versions Pappas announced his departure from the band. Sterry has continued to carry the band name on his own, performing at various 80s events such as Australia's Absolutely 80s and the US' Lost 80s Live.
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