5ive look back: ‘The label wanted a boyband with an edge – ours was pretty sharp’

The three remaining members of the 90s group recreate a photo from their teen idol days – and look back at fallouts, fights and hotel room fires

Formed in 1997 by the management team who put together the Spice Girls, 5ive were the bad boys of pop known for bust-ups and big hits such as Keep On Movin’ and Everybody Get Up. The band split acrimoniously in 2001, and reformed without Jason “J” Brown for reality show The Big Reunion in 2013. Abz Love left in 2014, so 5ive now consist of Sean Conlon, Ritchie Neville and Scott Robinson. This year they released Time, their first album in two decades.

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