[18] Sony Music had earlier announced that Moyet's four solo albums on the label (Alf, Raindancing, Hoodoo and Essex) were being digitally remastered and would be reissued with B-sides and bonus material. [9] During this time, however, she recorded vocals for Tricky, Sylk-130, Ocean Colour Scene, The Lightning Seeds, and King Britt,[9] and was featured on the British leg of the Lilith Fair tour. In October 2017, Moyet featured as guest artist on the Norwegian band A-Ha's acoustic album, MTV Unplugged – Summer Solstice, singing "Summer Moved On". [5][6] After leaving school at 16, she worked as a shop assistant and trained as a piano tuner. Alison Moyet Solo after the Yaz (Yazoo) break up. Moyet supported the release with a tour of the UK and Ireland during November and December 2009. 21) and "All Cried Out" (UK No. The release of the CD launched Moyet into the top five best-selling female UK artists of 2002,[10] and resulted in a BRIT Awards nomination for Best Female Vocalist,[11] as well as a nomination for the Mercury Music Prize. A tour of the UK and Ireland to promote the album was announced for October. Voice, a collection of cover versions, was released on 6 September 2004 and entered the UK charts at No. However, the release of Hoodoo marked the beginning of an eight-year fight for Moyet to secure complete control of her artistic direction. She was involved in a number of punk rock, pub rock and blues bands in the South East Essex area during the late 1970s and early 1980s, including the Vandals,[4] the Screamin' Ab Dabs, the Vicars and the Little Roosters[4] (the latter featuring Garrie Lammin, formerly of Cock Sparrer). 2001 saw the release of The Essential Alison Moyet CD, and in 2002 The Essential Alison Moyet DVD. on the music show Later With Jools Holland. A music video was filmed to promote the single. The Turn debuted at No. Später landete die britische Sängerin mit Songs wie "All Cried Out", "For You Only" und "Is This Love?" In February 2013, Moyet said of the remastered albums: "The project was Sony's – some initial work was done and then the project was suspended. [2] From September through December that same year, she will embark on a world tour, The Other Tour.[27]. She came to prominence as half of the duo Yazoo (also known as Yaz), but has since mainly worked as a solo artist. Moyet performed the song on ITV's short lived music show The Roxy, as well as the French & Saunders Show. We have made an album mindless of industry mores that apply to middle-aged women and have shunned all talk of audiences, demographics and advert jazz covers. 4. auch im Alleingang in den Charts. Alison, or Alf as she was nicknamed, had performed with a number of local punk bands before being offered the opportunity to work with Vince Clark on his first post-Depeche Mode project Yazoo. It reached No. Hier stieß der Ex-Depeche-Mode-Keyboarder Vince Clarke auf Moyet. 20 tracks (77:58). Enjoy In 1984, Moyet released her debut solo album Alf (titled after her punk-era nickname). Retiring in 1995, she reemerged in 2001 with a stint in the London West End production of Chicago. 4 in the UK and remained in the charts for twelve weeks. Singles entered the UK charts at No. Alison Moyet, an incredibly gifted singer with a deep, rich, bluesy voice, first found fame in her early 20s. Gemeinsam gründeten sie das Synthie-Pop-Projekt Yazoo. Einfühlsame Blues-Titel, groovige Soul-Songs und poppige Charthits spiegeln Moyets lebhaften Stil und den beeindruckenden Tonumfang ihrer Stimme wider. Moyet's next album, Essex (1994), was also a source of controversy for her; in order for the album to be released, her label (now Sony) insisted that certain Essex tracks be re-recorded and re-produced, and that there be additional material remixed to create a more 'commercial' package. – Alison Moyet: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face: 3:20 – Yazoo: Only You: 3:12 – Yazoo: Nobody's Diary: 4:31 – Yazoo: Situation: 2:24 – Alison Moyet: Love Resurrection: 3:52 – Alison Moyet: All Cried Out: 3:43 – Alison Moyet: Invisible: 4:08 – Alison Moyet: That Ole Devil Called Love: 3:06 – Alison Moyet: Is This Love? Born Genevieve Alison Moyet on 18 June 1961 in Billericay, Essex. The deal saw Moyet reunited with label head John Williams, who was A&R man for her previous two albums, Hometime and Voice. Alison Moyet is an English singer and songwriter who was born Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet in Billericay, Essex on June 18, 1961. The deluxe edition of the album, The Best of: 25 Years Revisited, contained an extra disc, with re-recorded versions of older songs. The first single, "When I Was Your Girl", was released on 1 April 2013. [22], In July 2013, Moyet said that she has begun writing new material for the follow-up to The Minutes.[23]. Ihre Debütsingle Only You erreichte Platz 2 der UK-Charts. In August 2002, Moyet was released from her Sony contract. In 2006, she appeared in the play Smaller, which undertook a regional tour before a stint at London's Lyric Theatre. Alison Moyet is an English singer and songwriter who was born Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet in Billericay, Essex on June 18, 1961. [9] Like many similar artists (including Aimee Mann and the late Kirsty MacColl), Moyet was reluctant to record a radio-friendly "pop" album simply for the sake of creating chart hits.[9]. [20] Describing the album, Moyet said: "I avoided listening to anything during the process of writing and recording this album, choosing instead to be led by my own melodic voice, the one I now find myself with 30-years-in. Not only does she give us another chance to fall in love with her greatest hits, but she brings back into the light some of the forgotten jewels of her glittering back catalogue. 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[7] The album was co-written by the duo and Moyet, with the exception of "Invisible", which was written for Moyet by Lamont Dozier. Raindancing spawned further hit singles, including a cover of Floy Joy's "Weak in the Presence of Beauty" and "Ordinary Girl". Born Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet in Essex in the early '60s, Alison Moyet began her professional career with former Depeche Mode member Vince Clarke in the synth pop duo Yazoo (Yaz in the U.S.). [16], Moyet announced on BBC Radio 6 Music that her new album with Guy Sigsworth would be released in 2012, but in February that year she stated "I appear to have forfeited my recording deal because I won't do reality TV. [14] Also in 2009, she provided vocals to My Robot Friend's single "Waiting. She was nicknamed "Alf" from an early age and started her singing career with R&B groups The Screaming Abdabs and The Vicars before finding fame as half of Yazoo (Yaz in the USA). Moyet's first marriage, to hairdresser and retired London firefighter Malcolm Lee with whom she has a son, Joe (born 1985), ended in divorce. The song was later covered by singer Alison Moyet in 1987 and became a hit for her. November 2011 bei BMG Rights Management / Sony Music veröffentlicht wird, eine Retrospektive ihrer Solokarriere. In the United States, the band operated under the name Yaz, due to trademark issues with the Yazoo Records record label already operating in the region. In 1987, she scored another cover hit with "Love Letters", which peaked at UK No. In the US, "Invisible" was a Top 40 hit. Music video by Alison Moyet performing Is This Love?. 16696 Fans Top-Titel. Entdecken Sie Singles [Clean] von Alison Moyet bei Amazon Music. Alison Moyet - Love Resurrection Artistically, at the end of 1983, Alison Moyet literally changed her life. Gone are the tent-like dresses and in their place svelte figure-hugging outfits. There were hundreds, Feedreader: Full Issue. Moyet's album, The Turn, was released on 15 October 2007, preceded by the single "One More Time" a week earlier. After a couple of albums, the duo split in 1983 and Alison launched a successful solo career the following year with her debut Alf. Moyet also released a single not featured on Alf, a cover of the standard "That Ole Devil Called Love", which climbed to No. The video for the song featured comedy duo French & Saunders. ", Moyet appeared with Jools Holland throughout his tour of the UK in 2010. 7. © 1986 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (UK) Limited#AlisonMoyet #IsThisLove #Vevo Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet (/ ˈ m ɔɪ. Die Deluxe-Version des Albums umfasst zusätzlich elf von der Künstlerin ausgewählte Songs, die sie mit ihrer aktuellen Live-Band neu eingespielt hat. Following a period of personal and career evaluation, Hoodoo was released in 1991. This is a list of all songs recorded by Alison Moyet. 8). Moyet sang "Anyone Who Had a Heart". [4] She grew up in the nearby town of Basildon, where she attended Janet Duke Junior School and then Nicholas Comprehensive at secondary level. The first time ever I saw your face is a song Ewan MacColl, father of Kirsty, wrote about Peggy Seeger, who later became his wife - but most people remember it from Roberta Flack's hit version. Alf is the debut studio album by British singer-songwriter Alison Moyet, released in 1984.The album launched Moyet's solo career following the disbanding of synthpop duo Yazoo.The album reached No. [29], She is a supporter of Southend United. Guy Sigsworth returns me to a programmer's world and marries it with perfect musicality. On 16 October 2013, Moyet appeared as a guest performer on ITV 1's The One and Only Cilla Black celebrating Cilla Black's 50 years in show business. Biography. Due to prolonged litigation with Sony, Moyet did not record or release a new studio album for over eight years after the release of Essex. Alison Moyet verbindet man vor allem mit den 1980ern. Disenchanted after a world tour in support of Raindancing and feeling under pressure to produce pop hits, Moyet ran in the other direction, hooking up with tour guitarist Pete Glenister for a writing partnership that would last for several years. On 30 July 2015, it was announced that Moyet would be releasing deluxe editions of her albums Hometime, Voice, and The Turn. In 1987, Alison Moyet released her own version of the song as a non-album single. It included "Invisible," her only Top 40 hit in the U.S. The Best Of Alison Moyet ist repräsentativ für die außerordentliche musikalische Entwicklung der Sängerin in den letzten 25 Jahren und die große Bandbreite ihres Talents. During mid-2008, Moyet reunited with Vince Clarke as Yazoo for a series of live dates. “Weak in the Presence of Beauty” is a song written by Michael Ward and Rob Clarke which was first released by their band, the British soul and jazz-influenced pop group Floy Joy, in 1986. [12] Hometime was certified gold in the UK for sales in excess of 100,000 copies, with little promotion. Caro Emerald on course for first ever Number 1 album! In 1985, Moyet performed at Live Aid alongside Paul Young and later returned unscheduled to the stage (alongside Bob Geldof, David Bowie and Pete Townshend) to provide vocals on "Let It Be" when Paul McCartney's vocal microphone at his piano failed, leaving him unable to be heard for the first stanza of the song. In December 2006, Moyet signed a recording contract with W14 Music,[13] a Universal Music Group imprint. Her set was released as a digital EP, Live for Burberry on 23 September. The album featured self-penned songs, including the three numbers she wrote for the stage play, Smaller in which she starred with Dawn French. In 1983, Clarke decided to disband Yazoo. She has also achieved nine top 30 singles and five top 10 hits on the UK Singles Chart. In the same year she contributed vocals to "The Man That Got Away" on Holland's album Rocking Horse. On 20 April 2018, Moyet released her second live album, The Other Live Collection, taken from The Other Tour. Music Songs Music Videos Alison Moyet Eighties Music Frankie Goes To Hollywood Yazoo Album Sales Inspirational Music Cyndi Lauper. A music video was filmed to promote the single and featured Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.. In some European territories, a fourth single, "For You Only", was also released. Upon re-issue, Singles charted again, this time in the Top 20. Listen free to Alison Moyet – Singles (The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Only You and more). The video for the single "Whispering Your Name" again featured Dawn French. However, i.. Alison Moyet. 1 in the UK and features the singles "Love Resurrection", "All Cried Out", "Invisible" and "For You Only".A deluxe edition of Alf was released by BMG on 25 November 2016. 43. 1984-2017. For the very first time, Alison Moyet – one of pop’s greatest survivors – has helped put together the definitive anthology of her 25 years as a solo performer, The Best Of Alison Moyet, released 19th October. Scored and produced by Moyet's neighbour (and Academy Award winner) Anne Dudley, the album was later re-issued with a bonus track, "Alfie". Despite the Top 10 success of the first two singles from Raindancing, "Ordinary Girl" failed to enter the UK Top 40, reaching No. Moyet made her stage debut in the London West End production of the musical Chicago in 2001. "[19], The Minutes was released in the UK on 6 May 2013. She said she had breast reduction surgery prior to embarking on a weight loss programme, because she did not want to become "an obese old woman". The performance was recorded at Giske island in Norway in June 2017. "[24], On 21 September 2015, Moyet performed at the Burberry Show at London Fashion Week. Alison Moyet has also been the winner of the BRIT Award for Best British Female Singer twice, first in 1985 then again in 1988. According to her official web site: "Each album will feature plenty of bonus material – including some rare and previously unreleased material. Following the release of Essex, Sony released a greatest hits compilation of Moyet's work. Erstelle dein kostenloses Deezer Konto und höre Alison Moyet: die Top-Hits, Playlists oder die gesamte Diskografie. Yazoo had several hits, including "Only You", "Don't Go", "Situation" and "Nobody's Diary", and recorded two albums, Upstairs at Eric's and You and Me Both. A companion DVD, One Blue Voice, was released in 2006. [7] Alf was produced by the record producing and songwriting team of Jolley & Swain. (co-written by Eurythmics' Dave Stewart, under the pseudonym Jean Guiot),[8] followed in 1987 by her second LP, Raindancing. It remained within the Top 100 for four weeks. Alison Moyet first made waves as one half of Yazoo with Vince Clarke (of Depeche Mode, later Erasure), scoring hits like "Only You" which rocketed albums "Upstairs At Erics" (1982) and "You And Me Both" (1982) to the upper reaches of the UK charts as well as US acclaim. [15], Moyet appeared with Heather Peace in January 2012 on the final concert of Peace's first studio album, Fairytales. All 22 UK chart singles from 82-95 (5 with Yazoo) + "For You Only" (GER Top 10) Including 18 UK Top 50 hits (9 Top 10) [17] On 22 January 2013 the singer announced on her Facebook page that she had signed a worldwide deal with London-based record label Cooking Vinyl. Alison Moyet had over a decade of international success behind her, first with Vince Clarke in Yaz and then solo, and her Singles set served as a timely retrospective upon its 1995 release. [1] Her most recent album, her ninth, Other, was released 16 June 2017.[2]. A British pop singer known for her rich, remarkably bluesy voice, Alison Moyet sang in the short-lived, hit alternative dance group Yazoo before returning to the top of the U.K. album chart with her 1984 solo debut, Alf. Her worldwide album sales have reached a certified 23 million, with over 2 million singles sold. At the age of 21, Moyet's mainstream pop career began in 1982 with the formation of the synthpop duo Yazoo with former Depeche Mode member Vince Clarke. Each double-disc set comes in a casebound book with the original album remastered from the original tapes along with 12-inch remixes, b-sides and previously unreleased songs. Diese CD ist die erste vollständige Zusammenstellung der Hits von Superstimme Alison Moyet. Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet (/ˈmɔɪ.eɪ/ MOY-ay; born 18 June 1961) is an English singer, songwriter and performer noted for her powerful bluesy contralto voice. On 10 November 2014, Moyet released a live album, Minutes and Seconds – Live, taken from The Minutes Tour. [30], CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (, Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, "Alison Moyet: 'I smashed all my gold discs. They released two hit albums, Upstairs at Eric's and the U.K. number one You … Moyet left W14 shortly after the release of The Turn. Singer Alison Moyet hits all the right notes with slimmed down new look. Alf spawned three international hit singles, "Love Resurrection" (UK No. Grew up in Basildon Essex. In fact, following the disbandment of Yazoo, Alison decided to break away from Vincent Clarke, who shared with her great hits like "Nobody's… eɪ / MOY-ay; born 18 June 1961) is an English singer, songwriter and performer noted for her powerful bluesy contralto voice. 02. Alison Moyet’s second solo album, the triple platinum Raindancing, was one of my favourite albums of the 1980’s. In an interview with Touchbase the following June, Moyet confirmed that she was still recording her album and that she was not rushing it. Caro Emerald clinches first UK Number 1 album with The Shocking Miss Emerald. [28], On 14 October 2014, Moyet was presented with a Gold Badge Award by professional music writers association The Ivors Academy. Die Sängerin Alison Moyet bietet mit ihrem Album "The Best - 25 Years Revisited", das am 18. Moyet was born Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet[3] in the Essex town of Billericay to a French father and English mother. I have been waiting for him. 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