Terence Trent D'Arby

Genres: Drama Movies Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Tags: soul pop 80s funk rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 March 1962, Manhattan, New York, USA. A soulful pop singer, D’Arby first became involved with the music business while posted as a soldier in Germany where he joined a local funk band, Touch, in 1983 (Early Works, a collection of his contributions to Touch, was released in 1989). Following his move to London he recorded a demo tape which was impressive enough for CBS Records to sign him. His first single, 1987’s ‘If You Let Me Stay’, reached the UK Top 10 and Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D’Arby was one of the most successful debut albums of recent years. In addition to reaching UK number 1 and US number 4, it spent over a year in the top half of the UK charts and sold several million copies worldwide. The album also generated two further UK hit singles, ‘Wishing Well’ (number 4) and ‘Sign Your Name’ (number 2). Both songs were also huge hits in America, with the former topping the pop charts in...

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