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Alisha’s Attic


Sisters Karen and Shellie Poole was raised in England’s Essex Region loving music. With dreams to become listed on the globe of pop, the sisters started composing quirky, playful music and dubbed themselves Alisha’s Attic, a mention of a fictional personality they had thought which was one-part Karen, one-part Shellie. A homemade demonstration of the Prince-meets-Kate Bush music was delivered to the Mercury label and quickly their dreams had been becoming reality. Classes with various makers were abandoned, however the talented duo marched on, composing and programming the building blocks of the debut independently. Dave Stewart was earned as maker and with the completing touches completed, Alisha Rules the entire world debuted the music group in 1996. Promotional trips, starting for INXS, a slot machine within the Lilith Good tour in the us, as well as the effective “I Am, PERSONALLY I THINK” one brought the sisters 600,000 in product sales within the U.K. and an instantaneous loyal group of fans within the U.S. Released in 1998, their sophomore work, Illumina, was older and backed by the faithful but didn’t make very much a dent within the charts without the kickoff one, “The Incidentals,” which reached a U.K. most of 13. THE HOME We Constructed from 2001 noticed the sisters obtaining deeper and much more introspective making use of their composing. Although it was a well-regarded discharge with critics and supporters, Alisha’s Attic shortly fell sufferer to a big purge of Mercury’s roster. The sisters made a decision to dissolve the music group and continue with single careers. Karen continued to be always a songwriter, composing strikes for Kylie Minogue, Sugarbabes, as well as the Shapeshifters. Shellie transformed the spelling of her name to Shelly to tag change and continued as a single act. She wedded Ally McErlaine in the Scottish music group Tx in 2001 and released the record DIFFICULT EXPERIENCE for the Dreamer in 2005. Also in 2005 was a short, live reunion of Alisha’s Attic when Karen became a member of Shelly for just two songs throughout a gig in Shepherd’s Bush Green.

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Full Name Alisha's Attic
Music Songs I Am I Feel, The Incidentals, Air We Breathe, Pretender Got My Heart, Alisha Rules the World, Push It All Aside, I Won't Miss You, He's a Rebel, Personality Lines, Wish I Were You, Stone in My Shoe, Adore U, Just The Way You Like It, Karmically Close, Irresistable U Are, White Room, Sex Is on Everyone's Tongue, Do I Lie?, Not My Muse, Outta These Clouds, That Other Girl, Army of Fools, Drunken and Tearful, God Lives There, Devil You Call Love, Dare You to Kill Me, If You Want Me Back, Barbarella, Me & The Dolphins, The House That We Built, The Golden Rule, She Ain't Missing You
Albums Alisha Rules the World, The House We Built, Illumina, Japanese Dream, The Collection
Nominations Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act

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