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Kirsty MacColl

Born 10 October 1959. Died 18 December 2000.
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Kirsty MacColl enters Michael Ball's Singers Hall of Fame

Tara Pinto nominates Kirsty MacColl into Michael Ball's Singers Hall of Fame

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Biography

Kirsty Anna MacColl (10 October 1959 – 18 December 2000) was an English singer-songwriter who wrote and recorded several pop hits between the early 1980s and the 1990s. In addition, she sang on hit recordings produced by her then-husband Steve Lillywhite, notably on tracks by The Smiths and "Fairytale of New York" by The Pogues. Kirsty was killed by a power boat while swimming with her children at Cozumel, Mexico. Kirsty was the daughter of songwriter Ewan MacColl.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of The Best Of

    The Best Of 2005

    Reviewed by Jack Smith
    This Best Of is a true celebration of a musician who spanned two decades with her...
  2. Review of Kite (Remastered)

    Kite (Remastered) 2005

    Reviewed by Zoe Street
    A thing of simple beauty, from a much missed troubadour.
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