Katrina And The Waves were a rock band formed in the U.K. consisting of vocalist Katrina Leskanich (born in Kansas), guitarist Kimberley Rew, bassist Vice de la Cruz, and drummer Alex Cooper.
Much of their work fell into the new wave or alternative rock vein. One of the exceptions was was the joyous rocker, “Walking On Sunshine.” Released as a single March 23, 1985, it reached number nine on the BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Pop Singles Chart.
It was a joyous and up-tempo rocker with a brass foundation. It was one of the most infectious singles of the mid-1980s and remains the crowning achievement of their career.