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Santessa

Santessa is the UK's best kept secret. Her debut album DELIRIUM, produced by Stuart Matthewman, (Sade, Maxwell, Sweetback) released through Sony UK in 2000, was critically acclaimed across the board. It has gone on to become a highly sought after collectors item worldwide. Born on the Isle of Man, but without a drop of Manx blood; Her mother is half English, half Ghanaian, and her father hails from Ireland.

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Patsy Reid

Patsy Reid is from Knapp in Perthshire and despite her young age, she has a great amount of experience in performing and teaching both traditional and classical music. She remains the youngest ever winner of the prestigious Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship and released her debut solo album “With Complements” in 2002. At 17, Patsy was a finalist in the original BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year Award and is now a member of the band Breabach who won a Danny Kyle Award at Celtic Connections 2005.

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Anoushka Lucas

Anoushka Lucas is a singer/songwriter from London, UK. www.anoushkalucas.com Anoushka Lucas hails from Hammersmith, London where she was raised on a diet of vintage rock ‘n’ roll and jazz standards. She has been singing on and off stage since the age of 12. Fresh out of university, Anoushka has just released a self-titled EP featuring 5 original tracks with an eclectic mix of melodies, united by beautifully crafted lyrics and above all, a breath-taking voice.

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Iman

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Iman is a British female vocalist Iman Osman. Her track Who Was I Trying to Fool was featured on Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Bubblers album. http://www.myspace.com/imanmusic
2) Iman is the new alias of Andy Moor a DJ/producer/remixer from Stoke On Trent, UK.
3) Iman is a 70's Spanish band.
4) Iman is a Tejano/Norte

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Sleeper

There are five artists with this name:
1. A popular British alternative band active from 1993 to 1998
2. A dubstep producer from Coventry, England
3. An experimental hip-hop musician
4. A garage rock band from Oklahoma formed in 2008.
5. A minimal house producer based out of Atlanta. 1. Sleeper was a group which formed in 1993 in Manchester, England. The band consisted of Louise Wener (vocals, guitar), Jon Stewart (guitar), Diid Osman (bass) and Andy Maclure (drums). The band released three albums - Smart, The It Girl and Pleased To Meet You - and split in 1998.

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Shakespear's Sister

Shakespear's Sister were pop/rock duo consisting of former Bananarama member Siobhan Fahey and (from 1989 - 1996) singer/songwriter/guitarist Marcella Detroit (real name Marcy Levy). Detroit had previously performed with Eric Clapton, released a solo album in 1982, and has since released more solo material as well as a blues album with the Marcy Levy Band. Fahey was born in Dublin, Ireland, and Detroit was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA, hence her stage name.

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RoseRed and the Butterflies

RoseRed and the Butterflies (aka Rosered & The Butterflies) formerly known as Rosered is an alternative folk singer/songwriter from London, UK. “Rosered is a pixie of perfection, writing silver-tongued melodies that you might dance to if you found yourself becharmed in a fairy ring. But listen to the lyrics and find yourself brought gently to earth by a healthy dose of realism. Just don’t tell the pixies! Welcome to the world of Rosered.”Claire Robson~Honeywitch

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Tracey Thorn

Tracey Thorn (born September 26, 1962, in Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire) is an English pop singer and songwriter. She is best known as being one half of the duo Everything But the Girl. She grew up in Hatfield, Hertfordshire and studied English at the University of Hull, where she graduated in 1984 with First Class Honours. She lives with her EBTG partner Ben Watt in North London. The couple have twin daughters born in 1998, and a son born in 2001.

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