Kim Wilde

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Kim Smith, 18 November 1960, Chiswick, London, England. The daughter of 50s pop idol Marty Wilde and Vernons Girls’ vocalist Joyce Smith (née Baker), Kim was signed to Mickie Most’s RAK Records in 1980 after the producer heard a demo Kim recorded with her brother Ricky. Her first single, the exuberant ‘Kids In America’, composed by Ricky and co-produced by Marty, climbed to number 2 in the UK charts. A further Top 10 hit followed with ‘Chequered Love’, while... Read more

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80s
pop
new wave
female vocalists
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