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Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan

"Especially for You" was the fifth international single released from singer Kylie Minogue in time for the Christmas 1988 market and is a duet with Jason Donovan. It did not appear on her debut album but was included on Jason Donovan's 1989 debut album Ten Good Reasons. The single was released on November 28, 1988 and was written by Stock Aitken Waterman. Its strongest market was the UK, where its release followed the on-screen wedding of the two actors' respective characters of Charlene and Scott in Australian soap Neighbours which brought peak audiences.

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Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949 in Freehold, New Jersey, US) is an American songwriter, singer and guitarist. He is also known as "The Boss." He has frequently recorded and toured with the E Street Band. Springsteen is most widely known for his brand of heartland rock infused with pop hooks, poetic lyrics, and Americana sentiments centered around his native New Jersey. His eloquence in expressing ordinary, everyday problems has earned him numerous awards, including eighteen Grammy Awards and an Academy Award...

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Victim

There are at least seven bands with this name. 1. Victim is a hardcore band out of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
They formed in 2002 but their final show was held in 2008. 2. Victim was a punk band formed in 1977 in Belfast, Ireland that later relocated to Manchester, England in 1979. They disbanded in 1986.
("Victim" is not the same band as "The Victims", which was a punk band from Western Australia active from 1977-79.)

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Dicepeople

Dicepeople is a musical project created by Matt Brock. Dicepeople was originally set up in London, UK in the mid-90s as an side project when Brock was more heavily involved with acts Noise Union and Replikator. In 2008, however, Brock transformed Dicepeople into his primary musical project and, with it, aimed to go beyond pure music. The tagline for Dicepeople is 'dark for the body and mind' because Brock's aim is to create music that combines driving beats with evocative and emotionally engaging harmonies and melodies.

Read more about Dicepeople on Last.fm.

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Beg

A successful surgery separated conjoined twins, Horace Glick and Stanley Hodge after some 20 odd years of life together. Each was adopted by different families and moved many miles apart. They lead strikingly similar lives, often defined by their love of music. Neither time nor distance could keep these brothers from reuniting in Lockerbie, Scottland to explore their love of music -- culminating in the formation of Beg.

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Star Pilots

Meet Sweden’s new pop group Star Pilots who’ve set their sights on an international pop career. “Star Pilots” have already recieved a very positive response from various countries in Europe, like Germany, Holland, Poland, Finland and many more. The “Star Pilots” are now releasing their debut single “In The Heat of The Night” through the Record Label Bonnier with Joakim Stenhammar as A&R representative.

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Pat Benatar

Pat Benatar is a four-time Grammy winner with six platinum and four gold albums to her credit as well as such hit singles as "I Need a Lover", "Heartbreaker", "Fire and Ice", "Treat Me Right", "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", "Hell Is For Children", "Shadows of the Night", and "Love Is a Battlefield". Benatar is acknowledged as one of the leading female rock vocalists in the industry. She was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, USA, on January 10th 1953, as Patricia Andrzejewski and graduated Lindenhurst High on Long Island in 1971.

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Ishmael

There is also another artist who uses the same name. Ian Smale is a UK based children's worship leader and song writer who uses the name Ishmael. He has also used "Rev Counter and the Speedoze" and a couple of others.

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