Expose









Expose

was an all girl musical group of the 1980's and was formed by the record producer and songwriter, Lewis A. Martinee’. The trio consists of Sandra Casanas, Alejandra Lorenzo, and Laurie Miller. The group was formed in 1984 ans the next year they released the single , Point of No Return, and Lorenzo as the lead singer. It became the number one hot Dance Club Play Hit. The success of this record brought about the trio signing with Arista Records. A year later they released the single, Exposed To Love. The trio included a club tour, to key cities, to their agenda. Then they got the approval from Arista to record their first album. In 1986, Casanas left the group to pursue a solo career, and Lorenzo also quit to pursue other ambitions. The two girls were replaced with Jeanette Jurado and Gioia Bruno. Before the album was completed, Miller left the group because of personal and business problems and began a solo career. She was replaced by Ann Curless. In the later part of 1986, Expose’ released their debut album. This was led by the hit song, Come Go With Me. In 1987, Point of No Return was re-released and another song, Let Me Be the One was also recorded. In the winter of 1988, the trio had their biggest hit, Seasons Change, hit the Billboard Hot 100 as a number one single. The song also brought about the Soul Train Award nomination for Best New Artist, appearances on Solid Gold, Showtime, at the Apollo, and served as an opening act for Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam during their tour. The Expose’ trio surpassed the Supremes and the Beatles for having the most top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 released from one album.

Expose’ was the first girl group to have 7 back to back top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. After that the girls appeared television shows such as Soul Train. The Pat Sajac Show, and The Byron Allen Show, and others. In August of 1990, Bruno was diagnosed with a benign tumor on her vocal cords and she so the group took some time off but in 1992 Bruno lost her voice and had to be replaced with Kelly Moneymaker. Near the end of 1995, Artista dropped the group and the members went their own ways. Over time BMG released two other variations of Greatest Hits Collections and remixes of their singles. In 1997, Bruno completely recovered from her throat tumor and began her singing career again but this time she went solo. She released her first album, Expose This, in 2004.Three of the girls got back together in 2003 briefly for a reunion concert in Paso Robles, California. In 2006 Bruno announced that she was back with Expose’ for the first time in 15 years. On July, 2007 Expose’ played in front of over 9,500 people in Palmdale California with a full set of their songs.