After the Zombies split in 1968, Colin Blunstone opted for the security of a 9-to-5. However, the posthumous success of the Zombies’ “Time of the Season” made a return to the music business almost inevitable. Blunstone accepted an offer from producer Mike Hurst to cut a remake of the group’s first hit, “She’s Not There”. Released under the pseudonym “Neil MacArthur,” the record was a hit and two further MacArthur singles followed in 1969. Neither charted, and Blunstone soon decided to start recording under his own name. The album was titled One Year. The third single ìSay You Don’t Mind” — was a hit in Britain. Widely considered to be Blunstone’s best solo album, One Year is the perfect showcase for his distinctive, breathy voice. He also came into his own as a songwriter on this record. He was responsible for most of the songwriting on One Year, including such classics as “Caroline Goodbye” and “Let Me Come Closer to You.” Originally released in 1971.