b. 29 January 1961, Edinbugh, Scotland. The previous vocalist using the Scottish music group the Chimes, whose single work caused a reassessment of her profession: ‘After the Chimes, I had taken a while to take into account what I must say i wanted to perform with my profession. I acquired my mind down composing and acquired 25 music. I discovered my build live, instead of being ‘made’ within the studio room. I didn’t understand very much about studios until I became a member of the Chimes.’ As she idolizes Tina Turner, it had been doubtless no incident that her debut album included compositions such as for example ‘May’t Take Your Like’, co-written with Terry Britten, who had penned a lot of Turner’s biggest strikes. There is also a cover edition of Bad Firm’s ‘Experience Like Makin’ Like’, disclosing her R&B root base.