Sheena Easton

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Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Sheena Shirley Orr, 27 April 1959, Bellshill, Scotland. Orr began performing while studying speech and drama at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music And Drama, studying by day and singing with the band Something Else in the evenings. Her short-lived marriage to actor Sandi Easton gave Orr her new name, and as Sheena Easton she was signed to EMI Records in 1979 following an audition for a planned documentary following a budding pop star. The resulting television film, The Big Time, about the creation of her chic image helped her debut single ‘Modern Girl’ into the UK charts. This was followed by the chirpy ‘9 To 5’, which reached number 3 and propelled a reissued ‘Modern Girl’ into the Top 10. The former sold over a million copies in the USA (there known as ‘Morning Train (Nine To Five)’) and topped the singles chart for two weeks.

Extraordinary success followed in America where she spent most of her...

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