Category: Dance


Collette

ColletteCollette (born Collette Roberts in 1968 in Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand) is a former pop\dance music singer from the late ’80s\early ’90s.

Prior to her music career, Collette worked as a fashion model and relocated to Melbourne, Australia. In 1988, she began working with Australian film & TV composer, Guy Cross in Sydney, Australia to co-wrote material for her proposed music career.

After recording some demo tracks, they were taken to CBS Records Australia where Tony Briggs advised Collette to record a cover version of Anita Ward’s 1979 hit song “Ring My Bell.” After she recorded a demo of the song, Collette was signed to the CBS Records Australia label.
Ring My Bell
Collette’s version of “Ring My Bell” was released in February of 1989 and it became a hit, peaking at #5 on the ARIA Singles chart and #4 on the Official New Zealand Music Chart. It also managed to peak at #93 on the U.K. Singles chart (making it her only charting single in the United Kingdom).

The song was certified Gold in Australia by the Australian Recording Industry Association. In order to promote the single, Collette performed in bright fluorescent lycra clothing (such as bras, bike shorts and braces).
all i wanna do is danceHer follow-up single “All I Wanna Do Is Dance” which peaked at #12 on the ARIA Singles chart and #12 on the Official New Zealand Music Chart.
That's What I Like About YouIn October of 1989, she released her third single “That’s What I Like About You” which peaked at #31 on the ARIA Singles chart.
Raze The RoofDuring that same month, Collette released her debut album, “Raze the Roof” which peaked at #48 on the ARIA Albums chart.
Attitude In 1990, she developed a new image of short hair and black clothing in order to be taken more seriously as a singer. In April of that same year, Collette released her sophomore album “Attitude” which peaked at #107 on the ARIA Albums chart.
Who Do You Think You Are?The lead single from the album “Who Do You Think You Are?” peaked at #56 on the ARIA Singles chart.

The second single “Upside Down” peaked at #91 on the ARIA Singles chart; the last single released from the album “This Will Be (Everlasting Love)” peaked at #122 on the ARIA Singles chart.

In late 1991, Collette briefly starred on the Australian soap opera “Home and Away.” In 1995, she retired from the music business and worked as a stylist & a make-up artist.

In 2006, Collette appeared on Channel 7’s TV show, “Where Are They Now?” where she revealed that she does volunteer work at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. According to research, it’s currently unknown what she is up to these days.

To see the music video for “Ring My Bell,” go to:

To see the music video for “All I Wanna Do Is Dance,” go to:

To see the music video for “That’s What I Like About You,” go to:

To see the music video for “Who Do You Think You Are?”, go to:

To see the music video for “Upside Down,” go to:

To see the music video for “This Will Be (Everlasting Love),” go to:

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claire freelandClaire Freeland (from Glasgow, Scotland) is a dance music singer from the 2000s.
As a teenager, she appeared on the U.K. version of the international reality TV series “Popstars,” but she was later dropped from the show by the judges due to being overweight.
freeDespite that, Claire released her debut single, “Free” on her own record label, Statuesque Music. The song managed to peak at #44 on the U.K. Singles chart.

After that, not much was heard from Claire and it seemed as if she faded into obscurity, but according to research, she is now the lead vocalist for a wedding\party band called Sound Advice.

To see a fan-made video for “Free,” go to:

Nikke NicoleNikke Nicole (also known as “Nikke? Nicole!”) is a hip-hop\dance music artist from the ’90s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to the Love Records label.
Nikke Does It BetterHer only charting single was “Nikke Does It Better” which peaked at #73 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for only a week.

Nikke’s follow-up singles “Sexy!” and “I Believe” didn’t appear to make the charts at all. After that, it seems as if she has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from Nikke Nicole since the ’90s.

To see the music video for “Nikke Does It Better,” go to:

To see the music video for “Sexy!”, go to:

To see a video of Nikke Nicole performing “I Believe” live, go to:

Rosalinda

Rosalinda ‎Rosalina (born in San Francisco, California) is a freestyle\dance singer from the late ’90s\early 2000s.

Growing up, Rosalina’s father was a guitarist and she grew up listening to a variety of musical styles. She had her first performance when she was 11 years old and would later perform at weddings, birthdays & family parties.

Later on, Rosalina formed a music group called “Alma de Mexico” where she began performing at corporate events and private parties in San Francisco, and at one of them, she was discovered by a DJ who helped her get a record deal with Illusive Records.
Give Me All Your LoveIn 1999, she released her debut single, “Give Me All Your Love.” It’s unknown how or if the song charted, but according to research, it did receive some radio airplay.
You Are EverythingHer follow-up single, “You Are Everything” didn’t appear to make much impact on the charts at all.

In 2001, Rosalina released her debut and only album, “Feel the Love.” It’s unknown how or if the album ever charted at all. Like her previous single, her third single, “Goodbye” didn’t appear make any impact on the charts at all.

These days, it’s unknown what Rosalinda is up to these days and it appears as if she has faded into obscurity.

To see a fan-made video for “Give Me All Your Love,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “You Are Everything,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Goodbye,” go to:

If There's A ChanceMerci-Mercy was a freestyle\dance girl group that consisted of Marilyn “Mimi” Diaz, Patricia Mario, Dawn Rix and Roly Garcia.

Not much information is given about them, but they were signed to the Runaway Records label. In 1988, they released their debut single “If There’s a Chance” which didn’t appear to make any music charts.

The group’s follow-up singles “(I’m) Looking For Love” (released in 1989) and “Love Is Forever” (released in 1990) also failed to make any impact on the charts at all.

After that, it seems as if Merci-Mercy faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from them since the early ’90s.

To see a fan-made video for “If There’s A Chance,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “(I’m) Looking For Love,” go to:

Joey C ‎– All I'm AskingJoey C. was a freestyle\dance singer from the late ’80s. Not much information is given about him, but he was signed to the Jam On It record label.

In 1989, he released his only single, “All I’m Asking.” It’s unknown how or if the single made any impact on the charts.

After that, it seems as if Joey C. has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from him since the late ’80s.

To see a fan-made video for “All I’m Asking,” go to:

Teaz II PleazTeaz II Please was a freestyle\dance girl group from the late ’80s\early ’90s formed by South Florida music producer Vic Ten that consisted of three different line-ups who were signed to the Ten-Lion Records label.

The first line-up consisted of Maria Pacheco (“Bambi”), Nora Fabricio (“Monique”) and Betty Fabricio (“Jasmine”) which formed in 1988.

During that same year, the group released their debut single, “I Want U” which peaked at #50 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart a year later, staying on the chart for only a week. The first line-up’s follow-up single, “That’s What I Like” failed to chart and they disbanded in 1991.


The second line-up of Teaz II Please formed in 1993 which consisted of Mara Rivera, Maggie Sarazola and Mayda Sarazola. A year later in 1994, they released the singles “I Know U Know” and “I Was thE One” which didn’t make the charts at all.
Tears
In 1995, the group released their debut and only album, “Tears.” It’s unknown how or if the album made any impact on the charts at all. During that same year, the second line-up broke up.
Games Of Love : Betrayal
In 1996, a third version of Teaz II Please formed which consisted of Hilda Mariee Laboris, April and Ci Ci. In 1997, they released the single, “Games Of Love/Betrayal.”

After that, Teaz II Please disbanded for good and it appears as if they have faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what the members of all three versions of the group are up to these days.

To see a fan-made video for “I Want U,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “That’s What I Like,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “I Know U Know,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “I Was The One,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Games of Love,” go to:

Beverly Hill

Keep MovinBeverly Hill was an R&B/dance music act from the early ’80s. Not much information is given about this artist, but they was signed to the Old Town Records Label.

In 1981, Beverly Hill released the single “Keep Movin'” which managed to peak at #32 on Billboard’s Disco Top 100 chart, staying on the chart for 10 weeks.

After that, nothing much was heard from Beverly Hill and it appears as if they have faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from them since the ’80s.

To see a fan-made video for “Keep Movin’,” go to:

Berri

BerriBerri (born Rebecca Sleight in 1974 in York, North Yorkshire, England) is a female English dance singer from the ’90s.
sunshine after the rainIn December of 1994, Berri made her debut on the charts with the single “The Sunshine After the Rain” (which was originally credited as “New Atlantic/U4EA featuring Berri”) which peaked at #26 on the U.K. Singles Chart.

When “The Sunshine After the Rain” was re-released in 1995 (with Berri credited as the only artist on the track), the song fared better on the U.K. Singles chart, peaking at #4 on the chart, making it her only highest-charting single to date. The song also peaked at #12 in Australia (where it was certified Gold) and #11 in Ireland.
shine like a starBerri’s follow-up single “Shine Like A Star” peaked at #20 on the U.K. Singles chart and #53 in Australia.
About TimeIn 1996, Berri released her debut and only album to date “About Time” in Japan only. It’s unknown how or if the album made the charts at all.

Come And Get My Lovin' During that same year, she was the featured vocalist on music act Hector’s House’s single “Come And Get My Lovin'” and later contributed vocals to Indigo’s song “Here Comes the Rain.”
Do U BelieveIn 2000, she released the single “Do You Believe” with Plasma. It’s unknown how or if the single made the charts at all. According to research, Berri went on to work with various bands such as Degrassi and also performed with a folk music duo called The Raggy Anns.

These days, it’s unknown what Berri is up to these days and it appears as if she has faded into obscurity.

To see the music video for “The Sunshine After The Rain,” go to:

To see the music video for “Shine Like A Star,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Come and Get My Lovin’,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Do U Believe,” go to:

Alex Party

Alex PartyAlex Party was a house/dance music group from Italy that consisted of DJ Alex Natale, brothers Paolo & Gianni Visnadi (who were part of another music group, Livin’ Joy) and vocalist Robin “Shanie” Campbell.
alex party saturday nightIn 1993, they released their debut single, “Alex Party (Saturday Night Party)” which originally peaked at #49 on the U.K. Singles chart, but when it was re-released a year later, it peaked at #29 on the U.K. Singles chart.
dont give me your lifeIn 1994, Alex Party released their second single, “Don’t Give Me Your Life” which peaked at #2 on the U.K. Singles chart and #22 on the FIMI charts in Italy.

In the United States, the song peaked at #5 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart in 1995, staying on the chart for 13 weeks. It was also moderately successful in other countries (such as Australia, Germany, Iceland & Germany).
wrap me upThe group’s follow-up single, “Wrap Me Up” peaked at #2 on the FIMI charts in Italy, making it their highest-charting single in their home country to date. The song also managed to reach moderate success internationally, including the United Kingdom (where it peaked at #17 on the U.K. singles chart).
Alex Party albumIn 1996, Alex Party released their self-titled and only album. It’s unknown how or if the album charted.
read my lipsThe group’s next single, “Read My Lips” (which was originally released in 1993 as “Read My Lips/Saturday Night Party” and peaked at #49 on the U.K. Singles chart) peaked at #28 on the U.K. Singles chart.
simple thingsThe last single released from the album, “Simple Things” peaked at #13 on the FIMI charts in Italy, but failed to chart in other countries.
u gotta beIn 2000, Alex Party’s last charting single to date, “U Gotta Be” peaked at #33 on the FIMI charts in Italy and in the Netherlands. After that, not much was heard from the group and it seemed as if they faded into obscurity.

According to research, it seems as if Alex Natale is still working as a DJ in Italy, but it’s unknown what the Visnadi brothers and Robin “Shanie” Campbell are up to these days.

To see the music video for “Don’t Give Me Your Life,” go to:

To see the music video for “Wrap Me Up,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Alex Party (Saturday Night Party),” go to:

To see the music video for “Read My Lips,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Simple Things,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “U Gotta Be,” go to: