Rochdale, Lancashire, England, UK
Dance-Pop, Pop/Rock, Club/Dance, Electronic, Urban, Adult Contemporary
Elegant, Sophisticated, Stylish, Confident, Passionate, Party/Celebratory, Intimate, Sensual, Sentimental, Romantic, Reflective
Lisa Jane Stansfield (born 11 April 1966) is an English singer, songwriter and actress. Her career began in 1980 when she won the singing competition Search for a Star. After appearances in various television shows and releasing her first singles, Stansfield, Ian Devaney and Andy Morris formed Blue Zone in 1984. The band released several singles and one album, but after the success of "People Hold On" in 1989, on which Stansfield was featured, they focused on her solo career.
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From an early age she was dreaming about being a famous singer and she was influenced by Diana Ross, Supremes and Barry White`s records. She began her career in the showbiz when she was just a teenager but as a singer in the beginning she didn`t have too much success.
She co-hosted a Children`s TV pop show at this time, Razzmatazz with Alistair Pirrie. She realized that doing television shows is not that she really wants so she started to take voice lessons.
In 1983 she founded a band with her classmate Andy Morris and Ia
n Devaney, her future huscband called Blue Zone and they signed a contract first with Rockin’ Horse Records and after with Artista. They had some success in the Night Club scenes with their single "Jackie".
After her band mates recommended her to Coldcuts she made a feature with them called "People hold on" and this song went on the top of the UK charts.
Arista Records offered her a solo contract and she made Morris and Devaney her co-writers, musicians and producers. In the same year appeared her debut album "Affection" and the first single on it "All around the world" became a worldwide number one hit.
The album went platinum, was sold in over 5 million copies and was many awarded.
In the next year she made her second album "Real Love" and singles like "Change", "All Woman", "Time To Make You Mine", and "Set Your Loving Free" became popular hits. She appeared on the big screens in the movie "Swing" and also participated with songs on the soundtracks of "Swing", "Bodyguard" and "Wedding planner".
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R&b, Soul, Pop
Arista/BMG, ZTT/Edel, Monkeynatra
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Lisa Jane Stansfield
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R&b, Soul, Pop
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Soundtrack | Actress | Producer
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===Personal life=== In 1987, Stansfield married the Italian designer [[Augusto Grassi]], whom she had met during a holiday in Tunisia. A ceremony was held in the Sacred Heart Church in Rochdale. The couple moved to Zagarolo in Italy but their marriage lasted only four months. Following the end of the marriage, Stansfield returned to Britain. After many years of friendship and engagement, she and Ian Devaney married on 25 July 1998. The minimalist ceremony was held in Washington Square Park in New York City and the only guests were her parents and his mother.
===In 2008===, Stansfield sold her six-bedroom Victorian house "Mount Henry" on Torca Road in Dalkey, Ireland, for €6 million to Yorkshire business tycoon Ed Clark (having originally asked for €8 million in May 2007)
R&B, soul, pop
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