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Eddi Reader

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Honey-voiced Eddi Reader ‘s been around many blocks, musically conversing. A indigenous of Glasgow, she’s been popular and adored in Britain for a long time. Oddly enough, Audience jumped directly into her carrying out career in the first ’80s by touring throughout Europe using a circus troupe. Soon after, she made a decision to settle in London and be a program vocalist. Her choice demonstrated fruitful as her publication soon chock-full and she arrived use the Eurythmics, the Waterboys, and Gang of Four. non-e seemed like the proper setting for Audience. Then she discovered her put in place the limelight with Fairground Appeal. The band’s debut, To begin a Mil Kisses, strike the British graphs in 1988, combined with the one “Ideal.” Audience gained an excellent bit of identification, both important and well-known, and could launch her single profession from that system, although it didn’t happen instantly. Her single debut, Mirmama, noticed daylight in 1992 and discovered Reader’s wonderful pipes covered around some great tunes. Though it was a restricted release, it captured the hearing of the people at Warner Brothers, who implemented it in 1994 with her self-titled record. This second work included more Audience originals amid the slick creation. Despite touring in its support, she still were able to donate to recordings by Thomas Dolby, Liberty Horses, among others. When factors didn’t skillet out with her main label, Audience came back to her indie roots and released Candyfloss and Medication in 1996 and Angels & Electricity in 1999 through Blanco con Negro, even while perfecting her make of simple acoustic folk-pop. Acquiring herself with just one more musical house, Compass Information re-released both Mirmama and Angels & Power in america and allowed Audience the opportunity to help with her most organic giving up to now with Simple Spirit in 2001. Seventeen Tales: THE VERY BEST of Eddi Audience as well as the all-new Driftwood found its way to 2002, accompanied by Eddi Audience Sings the Tunes of Robert Burns up in 2003 and Peacetime in 2007.

Quick Facts


Full Name Eddi Reader
Profession Singer, Music Producer, Songwriter
Nationality Scottish
Spouse John Douglas
Children Sam Reader, Charlie Reader
Parents Danny Reader, Jean Reader
Siblings Francis Reader
Awards Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist
Music Groups Fairground Attraction, The Waterboys
Music Songs Wild Mountainside, Patience of Angels, Leezie Lindsay, Aye Waukin-O, Brose and Butter, Ae Fond Kiss, Jamie Come Try Me, John Anderson My Jo, Dragonflies, Kiteflyer's Hill, Willie Stewart, What You Do With What You've Got, Bell, Book & Candle, Nobody Lives Without Love, Ye Jacobites, Find My Love, Town Without Pity, Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon, Charlie Is My Darling, Dear John, Love Is the Way, Across the Universe, Simple Soul, Glasgow Star, It's Magic, Allelujah, Oceanlove, Roses, Shall I Be Mother, Never Going Back Again, Back to Earth
Albums Mirmama, Angels & Electricity, Candyfloss and Medicine, Simple Soul, Sings the Songs of Robert Burns, Peacetime, Love Is the Way, Vagabond, Eddi Reader, Driftwood, Live In Japan, Back the Dogs Ep
Movies Me and Orson Welles, Gaelic Spirit: Bringing Together the Best in Irish Music
TV Shows Your Cheatin' Heart, No Stilettos


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Clatterford 2006 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
EastEnders 2000-2001 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
My First Mister 2001 performer: "Bell, Book and Candle" 1999
Love & Sex 2000 performer: "Honeychild" / writer: "Honeychild"
Bed of Roses 1996 performer: "The Right Place"
Batman Forever 1995 performer: "Nobody Lives Without Love"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Me and Orson Welles 2008 Singer
Your Cheatin' Heart 1990 TV Mini-Series Jolene Jowett

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Masculine Mescaline 1996 Short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Real Women II 1999 TV Series composer: theme music

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Other Voices: Songs from a Room 2005 TV Series Herself
The Sunday Programme 2003 TV Series Herself
The Wright Stuff 2003 TV Series Herself - Guest Panelist
1 Giant Leap 2002 Documentary Herself
Kirsty: The Life and Songs of Kirsty MacColl 2001 TV Special documentary Herself (singer: Dear John)
Brit Awards 1997 1997 TV Special Herself - Nominee, Best British Female Award
Later... With Jools Holland 1994-1996 TV Series Herself
No Stilettos 1993 TV Series Herself
A for ABBA 1993 Documentary short Herself
Hysteria 2! 1989 TV Special Herself
Top of the Pops 1988 TV Series Herself
Sunday AM 2014 TV Series Herself - Performer
Question Time 2013 TV Series Herself
Michael Marra: All Will Be Well 2012 TV Movie Herself - Musician
The Podge and Rodge Show 2009 TV Series Herself
One Giant Leap 2: What About Me? 2008 Video documentary Herself
Spicks and Specks 2008 TV Series Herself
The Heaven and Earth Show 2007 TV Series Herself
RocKwiz 2006 TV Series Herself
Happy Birthday Broons! 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself - Guest
Songs of Praise 2005 TV Series Herself

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