Probably still best known for their all-conquering version of The Troggs' "Love Is All Around" (number one for a staggering 15 weeks on the UK singles chart in 1994), the Scottish quartet are currently in the middle of a three-date UK tour to commemorate 30 years since the release of their debut album, "Popped In Souled Out."

London gets ready to welcome back one of Glasgow's finest acts

The sold-out tour began on Wednesday, July 12, at Rochester Castle in Kent.

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It moves on to London (at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith) on Friday, July 14, and then comes to an end at Edinburgh Castle on Saturday, July 15. Fans can expect to hear all the hits and more (other top 10 singles from the band include The Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends," "If I Never See You Again," "Julia Says," "Sweet Surrender," and "Goodnight Girl").

'Popped In Souled Out': Celebrating an '80s classic

Unbelievably, it has been three decades since the band's debut album went straight to number two on the UK album charts, being kept from the number one slot only by the sheer brilliance of Michael Jackson's "Bad." It did finally reach number one in January 1988, however, four months after its initial release.

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A number of their best known musical moments are featured on the album; enduring soul/pop classics that have undeniably stood the test of time, such as "Wishing I Was Lucky," "Sweet Little Mystery," "Angel Eyes (Home and Away)" and "Temptation." The record marked the start of the group's highly successful career, and a special five-disc Super Deluxe Edition will be launched in September, containing four CDs and a DVD.

Respected giants of British popular music

Impressively, the band still boasts all its original members. Vocalist Marti Pellow, keyboard player Neil Mitchell, bassist Graeme Clark and drummer Tommy Cunningham first got together in 1982 and have now sold in excess of 15 million singles and albums, making them one of the UK's most popular acts.

They put out "Step By Step: The Greatest Hits," a 20-track compilation that included three new tracks in 2013, and three years later, in early 2016, underwent a 17-date UK arena tour, which coincided with the 20th anniversary of their number one album, "Picture This." Now we have this short run to celebrate three decades of hits.

Wet Wet Wet will be appearing at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, a venue they last played on the original "Popped In Souled Out" tour of 1987, on Friday, July 14.

The show starts at 7pm, and will also feature English singer/songwriter Emma Stevens.

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