Century were a rock band formed in France in 1979.

The group was led by singer and composer Jean-Louis Milford with Éric Traissard on guitar), Laurent Cokelaere (bass), Christian Portes (drums) and Jean-Dominique Sallaberry (guitar).

Century are probably best known for their single “Lover Why” from their album ‘…And Soul It Goes’. The song became a hit on the Brazilian Music charts as a result of being included in a TV soap opera.

Lover Why” peaked at #1 in France for and also fared well in Portugal and Switzerland. Their second single, “Jane” peaked only at #35 in France. Century has sold over ten million copies worldwide.

The band split in 1989.

Backing Tracks – Lover Why

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