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2 Unlimited

2 Unlimited was a group from Amsterdam, Netherlands formed in 1991. The project was the brainchild of the Belgian production duo Jean-Paul De Coster and Phil Wilde, who wrote and recorded the backing tracks. Their songs' vocals were performed by Dutch rapper Ray Slijngaard and singer Anita Doth, who also wrote the lyrics. The two original members now record as Ray & Anita. Their first hit, Get Ready For This, was released in 1991 and took the European charts by storm, first as an instrumental version, then as a rap version.

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Nina Hagen

Catharina Hagen (born on March 11, 1955) is a singer from East Berlin, Germany. She's a daughter of well-known East German actress Eva-Maria Hagen and writer Hans Oliva-Hagen. They divorced 5 years later due to the rising success of Eva-Maria (called "East Germany's Brigitte Bardot") as an actress on stage and in films. When Catharina (Nina) was 10 years old Eva-Maria had a partnership with dissident song-writer Wolf Biermann (see links at the end).

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Alessi

There are multiple musiians who have performaed under the name "Alessi" 1. Alessi is a 17-year-old female singer-songwriter from the U.K. She has been producing 'zines since she was 14 and making songs for about that time. She has produced a hand-crafted EP and expected to release some new songs on a split EP with Thunder Power and kasina in Spring 2008. Her work falls into the psych-folk genre, and her live performance style has been described as "adorable and sweet". Her influences include Vashti Bunyan and Animal Collective.

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Petula Clark

Petula Clark, CBE (born November 15, 1932), is an English singer, actress and composer, best known for her upbeat popular international hits of the 1960s. With nearly 70 million recordings sold worldwide, she is the most successful English solo female recording artist to date. Perhaps best known for her massive hit 'Downtown' and whilst being English, Petula's work was heavily French-influenced.In the 1950s, she later was to branch out to become a major success in much of Europe. That success was followed by success in Scandinavia and also in Canada and Australia.

Read more about Petula Clark on Last.fm.

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Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald (born February 12, 1952, in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American R&B/soul singer (sometimes described as a "blue-eyed soul" singer), known for his trademark husky baritone voice. McDonald played in several local bands (such as Mike and the Majestics, Jerry Jay and the Sheratons, the Reebtoors, and The Guild) while attending McCluer High School in his hometown of Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis.

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Gianluca Grignani

GIANLUCA GRIGNANI Italian Artist, Born in Milan, Italy on April 7, 1972. Singer-Songwriter, well-known in Europe for his Excellent Lyrics and Soft Rock. His most famous Song: "LA MIA STORIA TRA LE DITA" was recorded in Spanish with an awesome Translation where Poetry seems to be meant to find the PERFECT MATCH, whose Title: "Mi Historia Entre Tus Dedos" has been sang all along the AMERICAS. His voice has a similar pitch to FRANCO de VITA, that's the reason why people get both Artists Mixed-Up. Click on Link to Watch Sample-Video.

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Michael Cretu

Michael Cretu, also known as Curly M.C. (born May 18, 1957 in a suburb of Bucharest, Romania), is a Romanian musician best known as the creator of the Enigma project. His original name, Cre?u, means "the curly-haired". He has worked with many producers, musicians, and artists in his long career. These include Sandra Cretu, Frank Farian, Boney M, Goombay Dance Band, Peter Cornelius, Manfred "Tissy" Thiers and Mike Oldfield in his pre-Enigma days, and Jens Gad, Frank Peterson, David Fairstein, ATB, Jam & Spoon, Peter Ries, Ruth-Ann Boyle and Andru Donalds during the course of the project.

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