This week, two Irish sisters, Keavy and Edele Lynch from B*Witched celebrate their 40th birthdays. Keavy was working as a mechanic in a garage when she met Sinead Carroll, Lindsay Armaou met Keavy at kickboxing classes and they became friends. Realising the all came musical backgrounds they, alongside Edele, decided to form a band and were called Butterfly Farm. The sister’s brother is Shane Lynch who was a member of Boyzone.
Their first single, C’est La vie was released in the summer of 1998 and went to number one in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand. It was also a top 10 hit in Belgium, USA, Australia, Netherlands and Norway. A few years later Keavy revealed the song was about sex.
Their next three singles all went to number one but in April 2000 their eighth and final hit, Jump Down peaked at number 16 and the group split up. They reformed with all four original member in 2012 and took part in the ITV2 series The Big Reunion.
Let’s remember their debut hit.