The eight brothers and sisters of the Wolfgramm family, also known as the recording group the Jets, are getting ready to launch a new leg of their career.

The Jets, who consider Salt Lake City their home, are currently in the studio working on a new album, "Love People," that will be released early next year. In February, the group will embark on a national tour starting in Salt Lake City.In the mid-1980s the Jets, Eddie, Kathi, Haini, Elizabeth, Leroy, Moana and Rudy Wolfgramm, hit it big with the pop-dance audience with hits such as "Forever in My Life," "Special Kind of Love," "Sendin' Out a Message," "Another You" and "Rocket 2 U."

Since 1990, the family watched how the youth, often referred to as "Generation X," have responded to musical trends and social issues. Lead singer Moana, 21, said the result of the group's research is the new music concept, driven by unity, to connect with and uplift the nameless generation.

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"Since we first moved into the national spotlight in the middle of the 1980s, families, schools and communities are seeing new problems facing today's youth," she said. "These include crime, teen pregnancy and gangs, which all receive constant attention in the media."

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