Catherine Roseanne "Cathy" Dennis (born 25 March 1969) is a British singer-songwriter and record producer. She was born in Norfolk, Norwich, England. She had a moderately successful international singing career. Dennis later had great success as a writer of pop songs. She had eight number ones in the United Kingdom. She won five Ivor Novello Awards.
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Dennis first became successful as a vocalist in 1989 when "C'mon and Get My Love", a single with music producer D Mob, hit #15 on the UK Singles Chart and #10 on the United States' Billboard Hot 100 that year.
From Dennis first studio album Move to This, she had three solo hits. They were "Just Another Dream" (UK #13, US #2), "Touch Me (All Night Long) (Dennis' cover of the Wish and Fonda Rae 1984 song) (UK #5, US #2) and "Too Many Walls" (UK #17, US #8).
In September 1992, Dennis released her second pop album, Into the Skyline. Three songs on the album were released: "You Lied to Me", "Falling" and "Irresistible". The first was released in August 1992. It got positive reviews from the music critics. It peaked at #32 on the United States Billboard Hot 100. "Irresistible" was released in September 1992. It didn't do as well as Dennis' earlier songs, though it was a Top 10 hit on the Adult Contemporary chart.
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References[change | change source]
- "Her Songs are Ostensibly Throwaway Pop Songs". The Guardian. Retrieved May 25, 2021.
- "Imagen Music U.K. Sign Cathy Dennis to Global Deal". The Billboard. Retrieved May 25, 2021.
- "The Women of the Year". The Women of the Year Awards. Retrieved May 25, 2021.
- "Cathy Dennis". Grammy.com. Retrieved May 25, 2021.
- "Cathy Dennis". The Billboard Music Awards. Retrieved May 25, 2021.