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Sheena Easton

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1980s pop diva Sheena Easton was born Sheena Shirley Orr in Bellshill, Scotland on April 27, 1959. Inspired to pursue a singing career after seeing Barbra Streisand in The Way We Were, she later attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama while moonlighting with the group Something Else. Exposure on the BBC television production The Big Time: Pop Singer not only resulted in a record deal with EMI but also pushed Easton's 1980 debut singles, "Modern Girl" and "9 to 5," into the U.K. Top Ten, and she became the first female artist to score two simultaneous Top Ten hits. Her self-titled debut LP followed in 1981, while "9 to 5" was reissued in America under the title "Morning Train" to avoid confusion with Dolly Parton's recent hit of the same name; regardless, the single topped the U.S. pop charts, with "Modern Girl" cracking the Top 20 a few months later. After earning a Grammy as Best New Artist, Easton was tapped to sing the title theme of the latest James Bond film, For Your Eyes Only; in 1983, she duetted with Kenny Rogers on the smash "We've Got Tonight," returning to the Top Ten later that year with "Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair." However, with 1984's A Private Affair, Easton retooled her squeaky clean image, following the sassy "Strut" with the salacious "Sugar Walls," written and produced by one Alexander Nevermind (a.k.a. Prince, to whose "U Got the Look" she contributed vocals in 1987). She followed a stint as Don Johnson's ill-fated TV wife on Miami Vice by scoring the number two smash "The Lover in Me" in 1989; however, 1991's "What Comes Naturally" proved to be Easton's last chart entry, and after starring in a musical revival of Man of La Mancha she spent much of the decade on stage, also appearing in a revival of Grease as well as on the seasonal tour The Colors of Christmas. ~ Jason Ankeny
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Albums by
Sheena Easton

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    11 songs

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    No Strings

    10 songs

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    My Cherie

    12 songs

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    Take My Time

    10 songs

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    Greatest Hits [Collectables]

    10 songs

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    The Lover in Me

    17 songs

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    A Private Heaven [Bonus Tracks Version]

    14 songs

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    Do You [Bonus Tracks Version]

    15 songs

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    Madness, Money and Music [Bonus Tracks Version]

    15 songs

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    15 Classic Tracks: Sheena Easton

    13 songs

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    You Could Have Been with Me

    54 songs

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    Original Album Series

    15 songs

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    You Could Have Been with Me [Bonus Tracks Version]

    16 songs

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    The Gold Collection

    20 songs

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    The Best of Sheena Easton [EMI 2008]

    10 songs

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    Fabulous

    10 songs

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    Sheena Easton's Greatest Hits [10 Best Series]

    19 songs

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    The World Of: The Singles Collection

    16 songs

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    Take My Time

    14 songs

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    The Lover in Me [Expanded Edition]

    11 songs

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    My Cherie

    15 songs

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    Best Kept Secret

    14 songs

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    Do You

    13 songs

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    Madness, Money & Music

    10 songs

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    Freedom

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Top Songs by
Sheena Easton

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    Popularity
  2.   For Your Eyes Only
  3.   Strut
  4.   Morning Train (Nine to Five)
  5.   Sugar Walls
  6.   Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
  7.   The Lover in Me
  8.   You Could Have Been With Me
  9.   Magic of Love
  10.   Almost Over You
  11.   Forever Friends
  12.   Don't Break My Heart
  13.   Some of Us Will
  14.   In the Winter
  15.   Don't Turn Your Back
  16.   Can't Wait till Tomorrow
  17.   The Lord's Prayer
  18.   Never Can Say Goodbye
  19.   Madness, Money and Music
  20.   You Never Gave Me the Chance
  21.   Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
  22.   Kisses
  23.   Weekend in Paris
  24.   When Lightning Strikes Again
  25.   The Miracle of Love
  26. See All Songs

Stations & Shows Featuring
Sheena Easton

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    007 Radio

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    Sara Bareilles: I Am The DJ

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    '80s Hits

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    Madonna: DNA

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    Martini Lounge

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    Classic Soft Hits

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    Nothing But Love Songs

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    Shania Twain: DNA

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    Classic Hits

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    Vocal Standards


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