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Corinne Bailey Rae

voc, bvoc, *1979 GB, Leeds
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of R&B/Soul and Jazz

Born Leeds, England 26 February 1979. Vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, violinist and songwriter with diverse musical influences from Led Zeppelin to Bjork along with more obvious role models such as Jill Scott & Erykah Badu. She has been compared to Billie Holiday amongst others. She began singing as a child in a church choir and formed an indie band called 'Helen' at the age of 15 before moving on to study English Literature at Leeds University and working as a hat check girl at a jazz club where she was given the opportunity to sing with the house band. She first achieved notoriety singing her first single 'Like A Star' on UK TV show 'Later...With Jools Holland' on BBC2 in November 2005. She released her debut album 'Corinne Bailey Rae' in Feb 2006. She was awarded two MOBO awards in September 2006 and worked with David Arnold on the music for the forthcoming film 'Venus'. She was married to Saxophonist Jason Rae from 2001 until his death in 2008.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Percussion
  • Electric guitar
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Put Your Records On on Corinne Bailey Rae by Corinne Bailey Rae
Like A Star on Corinne Bailey Rae by Corinne Bailey Rae
The Scientist on Fifty Shades Darker by Various Artists
Is This Love on The Love E.P. by Corinne Bailey Rae
Trouble Sleeping on Corinne Bailey Rae by Corinne Bailey Rae
Till It Happens To You on Corinne Bailey Rae by Corinne Bailey Rae
Closer on Live from the Artists Den: Season 2 by Various Artists
You Are (feat. Corinne Bailey Rae & UMI) on You Are by Smoko Ono & Corinne Bailey Rae
Breathless on Corinne Bailey Rae by Corinne Bailey Rae
Green Aphrodisiac on The Heart Speaks In Whispers by Corinne Bailey Rae

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Discography

Title Artist Year Type
The Heart Speaks In WhispersCorinne Bailey Rae2016Album
Been to the MoonCorinne Bailey Rae2016Single
The Heart Speaks In WhispersCorinne Bailey Rae2016Album
An IntroductionCorinne Bailey Rae2011Compil.
The Love EPCorinne Bailey Rae2011Album
I'll Do It AgainCorinne Bailey Rae2010Single
CloserCorinne Bailey Rae2010Single
Paris Nights, New York MorningsCorinne Bailey Rae2010Single
iTunes Live from SoHoCorinne Bailey Rae2010Album
Like A Star (DeepLick Remix)Corinne Bailey Rae2010Album
I'd Do It All AgainCorinne Bailey Rae2010Single
The SeaCorinne Bailey Rae2010Album
Paris Nights / New York MorningsCorinne Bailey Rae2010Album
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae2007Album
I'd Like ToCorinne Bailey Rae2007Single
If I Don't RemixesAmp Fiddler Feat. Corinne Bailey Rae2007Single
If I Don'tAmp Fiddler Feat. Corinne Bailey Rae2007Album
Live In London & New YorkCorinne Bailey Rae2007Album
Put your Records OnCorinne Bailey Rae2006Album
Your Love Is MineThe New Mastersounds Featuring Corinne Bailey Rae2006Single
Put Your Records OnCorinne Bailey Rae2006Single
Trouble SleepingCorinne Bailey Rae2006Single
Live Session EP (iTunes Exclusive)Corinne Bailey Rae2006Album
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae2006Album
Young & FoolishThe stiX2005Album
Like a StarCorinne Bailey Rae2005Album
Like A StarCorinne Bailey Rae2005Single
Album SamplerCorinne Bailey Rae2005Album
Like a StarCorinne Bailey Rae2005Single
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