Swing Out Sister is a British "sophisti-pop" group best known worldwide for their 1986 song "Breakout".
2008, Swing Out Sister went back on tour and appeared at the Jakarta Convention Center then toured several venues in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka and in the Philippines
The song "O Pesadelo Dos Autores" from the album "The Living Return" (1994) features a medley of cover versions of "Brazilian Rhyme", "Celebration Suite", "Come With Me", "My Cherie Amour", "The Smiling Hour", and "Butterfly".
In 2002, Swing Out Sister and female Japanese singer Akiko recorded a cover version of Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Waters of March".
In September 2005, Swing Out Sister's version of "Am I the Same Girl?" was used for promos of Martha Stewart's new NBC show Martha. The song was later used as the introductory theme song of the show.
The album Beautiful Mess was released in the U.K. in August 2008 and in the U.S. in May 2009, reaching the Top 5 on the Jazz Album chart in the US.