At a young age, Amanda was encouraged to play guitar. She later studied at the London College of Fashion & started performing in North London’s club circuit.
She started collaborating & writing music with EMF’s Ian Dench & Mount Rushmore’s Lucas Barton. Amanda was later signed to Warner Bros. Records.
In May of 2000, Amanda released her debut single “Filthy Mind” which peaked at #5 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart & #43 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Maxi-Singles Sales chart.
In August of 2000, she released her follow-up single “Glory Girl.” It’s unknown how or if the single ever charted.
In September of 2000, Amanda released her debut album “Ghost Stories” which didn’t appear to make any album charts.
The third single from the album “Idol” peaked at #18 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart & Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Maxi-Singles Sales chart. It also peaked at #63 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The last single from the album “Silver Lining” peaked at #31 on Billboard’s Adult Top 40 chart. In 2004, Amanda was featured on Dark Globe’s single “Break My World” which managed to peak at #52 on the U.K. Singles chart.
As a songwriter, she has written songs for artists such as James Blunt, Jordin Sparks, Shakira and Beyonce.
In February of 2009, Amanda became the new president of Epic Records, but left in 2010. These days, she is the CEO of her own record label, Outsiders.
To see the music video for “Filthy Mind,” go to:
To see the music video for “Glory Girl,” go to:
To see the music video for “Idol,” go to:
To see a fan-made video for “Silver Lining,” go to:
To see a fan-made video for “Break My World,” go to: