September 1987 saw a switch round, Gibb returned ‘full time’ with the band whilst Barton left to join Smokie. Michael became a full-time member of Black Lace and he and Gibb released the single "Jammin' the Sixties" under the name Barracuda. The record was BBC Radio One Record of the Week, but failed to chart. Summer seasons at the Blackpool Tower followed in 1989 and 1990, plus performing at the 'BBC Radio One Roadshow' in the town. also the release of the single "I Am The Music Man", which peaked at No. 52 in the UK. 1991, Due to personal issues, Michaels was forced to leave the band, to be replaced by Rob Hopcraft. The pair released the single " Penny Arcade " penned by close friend, Sammy King, which had originally been a hit for Roy Orbison in 1979. The band appeared on the BBC's Children in Need programme. In 1992, Black Lace toured Australia, but Hopcraft was unhappy with a hits album released by an Australian record company, as it featured a photograph of his predecessor Dene Michael.