[7] The record was a hit in Britain, reaching No. While Clarke went on to form The Assembly (another duo, this time with Eric Radcliffe) and then Erasure (a duo again, with Andy Bell), Moyet signed to CBS, and began her solo career. Die Deluxe-Version des Albums umfasst zusätzlich elf von der Künstlerin ausgewählte Songs, die sie mit ihrer aktuellen Live-Band neu eingespielt hat. Alison wrote many of her own songs, either alone or with others, but she recorded great covers. Her set was released as a digital EP, Live for Burberry on 23 September. This is a list of all songs recorded by Alison Moyet. [5][6] After leaving school at 16, she worked as a shop assistant and trained as a piano tuner. 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. 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. 4. Following the release of Essex, Sony released a greatest hits compilation of Moyet's work. [25], On 27 September 2016, it was announced that Moyet's first four studio albums Alf, Raindancing, Hoodooo and Essex would be reissued as Deluxe editions after having been remastered by BMG on 25 November 2016. 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. Singer Alison Moyet hits all the right notes with slimmed down new look. In an interview with Touchbase the following June, Moyet confirmed that she was still recording her album and that she was not rushing it. In 1995, she sang back-up vocals with Sinéad O'Connor for one of Dusty Springfield's last television appearances, singing "Where Is a Woman to Go?" [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]. [29], She is a supporter of Southend United. 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.). on the music show Later With Jools Holland. [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. Hometime was produced by The Insects, who had also produced works by Massive Attack and Madonna. 02. “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. Moyet sang "Anyone Who Had a Heart". Following a period of personal and career evaluation, Hoodoo was released in 1991. 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. Für ihr Solodebüt "Alf" (1984) erhielt sie einen Brit Award. ", Moyet appeared with Jools Holland throughout his tour of the UK in 2010. 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. Scored and produced by Moyet's neighbour (and Academy Award winner) Anne Dudley, the album was later re-issued with a bonus track, "Alfie". 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. It remained within the Top 100 for four weeks. Music video by Alison Moyet performing Is This Love?. Damals feierte sie gemeinsam mit Vince Clarke erste Erfolge als Pop-Duo Yazoo. 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In 1987, Alison Moyet released her own version of the song as a non-album single. In 1987, she scored another cover hit with "Love Letters", which peaked at UK No. 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. Moyet also released a single not featured on Alf, a cover of the standard "That Ole Devil Called Love", which climbed to No. However, i.. Alison Moyet. 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). Retiring in 1995, she reemerged in 2001 with a stint in the London West End production of Chicago. Hier stieß der Ex-Depeche-Mode-Keyboarder Vince Clarke auf Moyet. Voice was certified Gold in the UK within four weeks of its release. 20 tracks (77:58). About Alison Moyet. Guy Sigsworth returns me to a programmer's world and marries it with perfect musicality. 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. 2 on the UK Singles Chart (it remains Moyet's highest-charting UK single). [28], On 14 October 2014, Moyet was presented with a Gold Badge Award by professional music writers association The Ivors Academy. A companion DVD, One Blue Voice, was released in 2006. They released two hit albums, Upstairs at Eric's and the U.K. number one You … 4 in the UK and remained in the charts for twelve weeks. A music video was filmed to promote the single and featured Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and … Alison Moyet, an incredibly gifted singer with a deep, rich, bluesy voice, first found fame in her early 20s. [15], Moyet appeared with Heather Peace in January 2012 on the final concert of Peace's first studio album, Fairytales. On 20 April 2018, Moyet released her second live album, The Other Live Collection, taken from The Other Tour. Singles entered the UK charts at No. Neben der kompletten Kollektion ihrer Solo-Singles enthält das Longplay auch ihre Erfolge mit Yazoo, die sie zusammen mit Vince Clarke in den 80er Jahren eingespielt hat. The video for the song featured comedy duo French & Saunders. In 1984, Moyet released her debut solo album Alf (titled after her punk-era nickname). Amazon.co.uk: alison moyet greatest hits Select Your Cookie Preferences We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. The Turn debuted at No. The video for the single "Whispering Your Name" again featured Dawn French. Despite the Top 10 success of the first two singles from Raindancing, "Ordinary Girl" failed to enter the UK Top 40, reaching No. 2001 saw the release of The Essential Alison Moyet CD, and in 2002 The Essential Alison Moyet DVD. (co-written by Eurythmics' Dave Stewart, under the pseudonym Jean Guiot),[8] followed in 1987 by her second LP, Raindancing. According to her official web site: "Each album will feature plenty of bonus material – including some rare and previously unreleased material. The album featured self-penned songs, including the three numbers she wrote for the stage play, Smaller in which she starred with Dawn French. Alison Moyet - Love Resurrection Artistically, at the end of 1983, Alison Moyet literally changed her life. [26], Moyet's ninth studio album Other, described as "intelligent, adventurous electronic pop," co-produced by Guy Sigsworth, was released 16 June 2017 on Cooking Vinyl. Alison Moyet Solo after the Yaz (Yazoo) break up. Alison Moyet is an English singer and songwriter who was born Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet in Billericay, Essex on June 18, 1961. A music video was filmed to promote the single. Moyet supported the release with a tour of the UK and Ireland during November and December 2009. 7. Track 1 of 9 on "Alf" Album! 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's album, The Turn, was released on 15 October 2007, preceded by the single "One More Time" a week earlier. 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. [30], CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (, Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, "Alison Moyet: 'I smashed all my gold discs. 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. The album sold respectably in the UK, and Moyet was nominated for a Grammy for the single "It Won't Be Long". Her worldwide album sales have reached a certified 23 million, with over 2 million singles sold. [14] Also in 2009, she provided vocals to My Robot Friend's single "Waiting. Voice, a collection of cover versions, was released on 6 September 2004 and entered the UK charts at No. Alison Moyet's music career began with a brief stint tuning pianos before becoming involved in a number of punk rock and blues bands, most notably The Vandals and The Screamin' Ab Dabs. 21) and "All Cried Out" (UK No. 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). Einfühlsame Blues-Titel, groovige Soul-Songs und poppige Charthits spiegeln Moyets lebhaften Stil und den beeindruckenden Tonumfang ihrer Stimme wider. Alf spawned three international hit singles, "Love Resurrection" (UK No. The deal saw Moyet reunited with label head John Williams, who was A&R man for her previous two albums, Hometime and Voice. Tea anyone?" It included "Invisible," her only Top 40 hit in the U.S. © 1986 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (UK) Limited#AlisonMoyet #IsThisLove #Vevo [1] Her most recent album, her ninth, Other, was released 16 June 2017.[2]. Alison Moyet has also been the winner of the BRIT Award for Best British Female Singer twice, first in 1985 then again in 1988. Listen free to Alison Moyet – Singles (The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Only You and more). Caro Emerald clinches first UK Number 1 album with The Shocking Miss Emerald. 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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. No-one needs to make an album that badly. Grew up in Basildon Essex. In some European territories, a fourth single, "For You Only", was also released. "[19], The Minutes was released in the UK on 6 May 2013. For these songs, again Moyet worked alongside producer/songwriter and frequent Moyet collaborator Pete Glenister. She has also achieved nine top 30 singles and five top 10 hits on the UK Singles Chart. Enjoy 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. "[24], On 21 September 2015, Moyet performed at the Burberry Show at London Fashion Week. Moyet signed to Sanctuary Records and released her first studio album in eight years. Entdecken Sie Singles [Clean] von Alison Moyet bei Amazon Music. Das funktioniert auch ohne großen Hit. Raindancing spawned further hit singles, including a cover of Floy Joy's "Weak in the Presence of Beauty" and "Ordinary Girl". 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. – 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? I have been waiting for him. auch im Alleingang in den Charts. [9] She played the part of Matron 'Mama' Morton, and although it had initially been intended to be a short run, it eventually ran for six months. In December 2006, Moyet signed a recording contract with W14 Music,[13] a Universal Music Group imprint. The album’s lead single Is This Love was written by Alison and Dave Stewart and became a huge hit it remains a favourite single of mine all these years later. In 2006, she appeared in the play Smaller, which undertook a regional tour before a stint at London's Lyric Theatre. In 2013, Moyet moved from Radlett, Hertfordshire, to Brighton. 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. Moyet has been candid about her battles with weight, bipolar disorder and agoraphobia. Moyet had another big UK hit the following year with "Is This Love?" Moyet's first marriage, to hairdresser and retired London firefighter Malcolm Lee with whom she has a son, Joe (born 1985), ended in divorce. 43. [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. Music Songs Music Videos Alison Moyet Eighties Music Frankie Goes To Hollywood Yazoo Album Sales Inspirational Music Cyndi Lauper. 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. It was Moyet's personal selection of tracks from her seven solo albums. She came to prominence as half of the duo Yazoo (also known as Yaz), but has since mainly worked as a solo artist. 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. The song was later covered by singer Alison Moyet in 1987 and became a hit for her. 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. She came to prominence as half of the duo Yazoo (also known as Yaz), but has since mainly worked as a solo artist. On 10 November 2014, Moyet released a live album, Minutes and Seconds – Live, taken from The Minutes Tour. [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. [7] Alf was produced by the record producing and songwriting team of Jolley & Swain. 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. Moyet was born Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet[3] in the Essex town of Billericay to a French father and English mother. [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. The deluxe edition of the album, The Best of: 25 Years Revisited, contained an extra disc, with re-recorded versions of older songs. During mid-2008, Moyet reunited with Vince Clarke as Yazoo for a series of live dates. [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. Her worldwide album sales have reached a certified 23 million, with over 2 million singles sold. 16696 Fans Top-Titel. In the US, "Invisible" was a Top 40 hit. "[21] The Minutes debuted at number 5 on the UK Albums Chart, her highest debut since 1987's Raindancing. 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. Gone are the tent-like dresses and in their place svelte figure-hugging outfits. All nine of her studio albums and three compilation albums have charted in the top 30 of the UK Albums Chart, with two of them reaching number one. Love letters dates from the 1940's, when Dick Haymes wrote and recorded it, but it was revived in the sixties, first by Ketty Lester and then by Elvis, both of whom had massive hits with it. However, the release of Hoodoo marked the beginning of an eight-year fight for Moyet to secure complete control of her artistic direction. Sony Music released The Best of Alison Moyet on 19 October 2009. 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. [22], In July 2013, Moyet said that she has begun writing new material for the follow-up to The Minutes.[23]. Später landete die britische Sängerin mit Songs wie "All Cried Out", "For You Only" und "Is This Love?" 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. On 30 July 2015, it was announced that Moyet would be releasing deluxe editions of her albums Hometime, Voice, and The Turn. 21 on the UK Albums Chart on 22 October 2007. Mit der Erfahrung als Sängerin in verschiedenen unbekannten Punk- und Bluesbands suchte Moyet zu Beginn der 1980er Jahre per Zeitungsinserat Partner zur Gründung eines eigenen Projekts. In August 2002, Moyet was released from her Sony contract. Moyet performed the song on ITV's short lived music show The Roxy, as well as the French & Saunders Show. Alison Moyet verbindet man vor allem mit den 1980ern. November 2011 bei BMG Rights Management / Sony Music veröffentlicht wird, eine Retrospektive ihrer Solokarriere. In 1983, Clarke decided to disband Yazoo. 1 in the album chart. In fact, following the disbandment of Yazoo, Alison decided to break away from Vincent Clarke, who shared with her great hits like "Nobody's… Upon re-issue, Singles charted again, this time in the Top 20. Moyet made her stage debut in the London West End production of the musical Chicago in 2001. 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". 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) Ihre Debütsingle Only You erreichte Platz 2 der UK-Charts. [12] Hometime was certified gold in the UK for sales in excess of 100,000 copies, with little promotion. 8). 10), "Invisible" (UK No. Die Sängerin Alison Moyet bietet mit ihrem Album "The Best - 25 Years Revisited", das am 18. Alison Moyet is an English singer and songwriter who was born Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet in Billericay, Essex on June 18, 1961. 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. [2] From September through December that same year, she will embark on a world tour, The Other Tour.[27]. 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