Sharleen Spiteri

Born 7 November 1967.
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Sharleen Spiteri - Put Your Arms Around Me (Later Archive 1997)

Sharleen Spiteri of Texas performs with Jools Holland at the piano on Later... in 1997.

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Sharleen Eugene Spiteri (born 7 November 1967) is a Scottish recording artist and songwriter, and the lead singer of the rock band Texas. Texas began their career in 1986, and shot to fame in 1989 with their top ten single with her brother in law as lead guitarist, "I Don't Want a Lover" released from Southside (1989). Until 2003, Texas's worldwide album sales were counted at 20 million.

Her debut solo album Melody was released in 2008, and her second solo album The Movie Songbook was released in March 2010.

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  1. Review of The Movie Songbook

    The Movie Songbook 2010

    Reviewed by Michael Quinn
    Spiteri doesn’t opt for obvious choices, but fails to make these songs her own.
  2. Review of Melody

    Melody 2008

    Reviewed by Michael Quinn
    A likable introduction to Spiteri’s new solo career.