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I Sang On A Face's Album When I Was 12" Sam Brown 2022


Sam Brown is a British singer, songwriter, and musician born in Stratford, East London, on October 7, 1964. She grew up in a musical family, as her mother was the singer Vicki Brown and her father was the musician Joe Brown. Sam Brown began her music career in the 1980s as a backing singer for artists like Spandau Ballet and Adam Ant.

In 1988, Sam Brown released her debut album, "Stop!", a commercial success, reaching number four on the UK Albums Chart. The album featured the hit singles "Stop!" and "This Feeling". "Stop!" also became a hit in several other countries, including the United States.

Sam Brown's second album, "April Moon", was released in 1990. It was less commercially successful than her debut album but received critical acclaim. The album featured the single "With a Little Love", a top 40 hit in the UK.

In 1992, Sam Brown provided vocals on the Pink Floyd song "The Great Gig in the Sky" during their live performance at the Knebworth Festival. She also sang on their subsequent tour.

Sam Brown's third album, "43 Minutes", was released in 1993. It was her last album to date and was not a commercial success. After the album's release, she took a break from music to focus on her family.

In the years since, Sam Brown has occasionally performed live and has contributed vocals to various projects, including the charity single "Perfect Day" in 1997. She has also worked as a vocal coach and session singer.

Her powerful voice and soulful performances have defined Sam Brown's career. In addition, she has been praised for her ability to blend genres, incorporating elements of rock, pop, and soul into her music. Although she only released three albums in her career, Sam Brown remains respected and influential in the music industry.



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