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Sonique heads to the Barn!
The lovely Sonique!
Sonique on Top Of The Pops in May 2003
Pic courtesy of www.bbc.co.uk/totp

Top DJ and performer Sonique will be mixing up the best tunes at The Barn, Penzance in November.

Read all about Sonique and enter our competition for a pair of tickets for the big night!

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+ Sonique will be mixing it up at The Barn in November.

+ The DJ who is also a singer/songwriter has appeared all over the world.

+ A DJ Gig by Sonique in South Africa attracted 30,000 party animals!
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Penzance's Barn Club has done it again. After a hot summer bringing DJs like Judge Jules, Tim Westwood and boxing legend Frank Bruno down to west Cornwall clubbers, the darker nights and shorter days bring Sonique to the county!

Sonique will be coming down to The Barn to do a special DJ set on Saturday 8th November!


Want tickets for this gig?

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Sonique Competition!

Originally an athlete, Sonique went on to record her first single 'Let Me Hold You' while still a teenager and began her career as a singer.

She later teamed up with 80s outfit S-Express presented by Mark Moore who was looking for a singer/ songwriter. She sang on the singles Nothing To Lose, and Find 'em, Fool 'em, Forget 'em, which were to appear on the second S-Express album Intercourse.

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Sonique performing on Top Of The Pops

Unfortunately, neither the singles or the album were much of a success and Sonique turned her hand towards a different direction. She spent three years learning how to DJ; she felt as a woman she had to be able to do it properly and learnt how to DJ at home.

After her live debut, she rapidly developed followings in the UK, Hong Kong, US, Jamaica, Mallorca and Ibiza. During this time she also kept her sights on a recording career.

She lent her vocals to songs by Josh Wink's Higher State Of Consciousness, and Gusto's Disco Revenge amongst others.

However it was a song which she wrote a few years ago which made her. It Feels So Good was originally became a minor hit. But rediscovered by a DJ in Tampa, Florida, who gave it extensive club rotation, it was then picked up by radio stations in Florida towards the end of 1999.

Sonique - courtesy of www.bbc.co.uk/totp
Sonique performing on Top Of The Pops

The result meant that the song, which Sonique didn't even save the original DAT of the backing tape, became the one to break her as an international artist.

It Feels So Good reached No1 when it was re-released in the UK in May 2000. On its first week of release it sold 195,000 copies, compared with the 32,000 total of the first time around.

More recently Sonique has hit the charts again with Can't Make Up My Mind. In September 2003 she released Alive with mixes by Tomcraft and Benny Benassi.

Sonique is a respected DJ throughout the world. She has appeared in several parts of the globe. From Egypt to Israel, Russia to Romania, and Singapore to South Africa (where she recently drew a crowd of 30,000)



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