A four-member pop group from Barbados, Cover Drive features Thomas-Ray "T-Ray" Armstrong (drums), Jamar Harding (bass), Barry "Bar-Man" Hill (guitars, keyboards), and Amanda Reifer (vocals).
Shortly after forming in 2010, Cover Drive signed with Polydor U.K. subsidiary Global Talent
. Their first single, "Lick Ya Down," was released in 2011, produced by J.R. Rotem (Rihanna
's "SOS," Sean Kingston
's "Beautiful Girls," Jason Derulo
's "Whatcha Say"), and reached the Top Ten of the U.K. singles chart. A follow-up single, the Quiz & Larossi-produced "Twilight," was released in early 2012 and topped the U.K. chart. The two singles, both of which were co-written by members of the group, predated the 2012 album Bajan Style. ~ Andy Kellman, Rovi