Diane Charlemagne was legendary soul singer from the UK and her incredible jazzy soul sounds make her one of the finest vocalist and songwriter to grace the House scene. Born in Manchester, Diane was gifted with a celestial voice, which need to be appreciated and cherished by music lovers around the around the world. Her music career in the 1980s with funk band, 52nd Street and her flawless vocal abilities earned her respect and recognition in the music industry.
In the 1990s, her music blossomed and she became lead singer of Urban Cookie Collection, the band managed to achieve two UK Top 10 hits in the early 90s. She also toured the world with the band, which lead to the band achieving number 1s in 12 countries including Australia and Zimbabwe. Her monumental breakthrough in the House Music scene came with a track titled Inner City Life with the legendary UK House music DJ and producer Goldie. The timeless track was a massive club banger and the track introduced Deep House Heads to the celestial sounds of Diane Charlemagne.
Diane would go on to perform live shows with Moby, one the biggest House artists in 90s. The American DJ and singer, Moby, has sold over 20 million albums worldwide and his collaboration with the Diane shows that the legendary soul singer was highly regarded and respected by her colleagues.
Diane Charlemagne also graced with the Soulful House scene with celestial soulful sounds and she has worked with House music connoisseurs like Joey Negro, Sean McCabe, The Layabouts, Matthew Bandy, Eric Kupper and the late Godfather of House music Frankie Knuckles. Her legacy and life will always be remembered and celebrated when we hear tracks like The Secret Life Of Us, Definition Of Luv, Pieces Of My Dreams, Who is Fooling Who and Somethin for Nothin.
Diane Charlemagne passed on the 28th of October 2015 from cancer.
Posted on : 2015-10-31