Big Fun were a boyband from the United Kingdom. The band was active from 1988 to 1994.

Band Members

  • Phil Creswick (born on October 12, 1965 in Charlwood, Surrey) - backing vocals
  • Mark Gillespie (born on November 28, 1966 in Elgin, Schottland) - lead vocalist
  • Jason John (born on March 18, 1967 in Coventry, Warwickshire) - backing vocals

After Jason left the band, Phil and Mark continued as a duo under the name "Big Fun II".



The only album by Big Fun, "A Pocketful of Dreams", reached the Top Ten of the UK album charts and peaked at pos. 7. Of the singles, "Blame It on the Boogie" peaked at pos. 4 and "Can't Shake the Feeling" at pos. 8.[1]


  • 1990: A Pocketful of Dreams (studio album)
  • 1990 A Pocketful Of Dreams – The Video Hits (video album)


  • from "A Pocketful of Dreams"
    • 1989: I Feel the Earth Move, Blame It on the Boogie, Can't Shake the Feeling
    • 1990: Handful of Promises, Hey There Lonely Girl
  • Others:
    • 1989: Living for Your Love
    • 1990: You've Got a Friend (with Sonia)
    • 1994: Stomp! (as 'Big Fun II')


→ see also Big Fun/Gallery#Images and Category:Images of Big Fun


→ see also Big Fun/Gallery#Videos and Category:Videos of Big Fun


  1. Big Fun at

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