The Glitter Band are a glam rock band from England, who initially worked as Gary Glitter's backing band under that name from 1973, when they then began releasing records of their own. They were un-officially known as the Glittermen, on the first four hit singles by Gary Glitter, from 1972 to 1973. 'The Glitter Band', had seven UK Top 20 hit singles in the mid 1970s, and three hit albums. They have existed on and off since with various line-ups, and there are currently two bands featuring original members who use the name.