Jane Child

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Jane Child
Birth name Jane Richman
Born (1967-02-15) 15 February 1967 (age 54)
Origin Toronto, Canada
Genres Freestyle, Pop, R&B, dance, rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, record producer
Years active 1987–present (singer)
Labels Warner Bros. Records (1989–94), Sugarwave (2000–present)

Jane Richman, known professionally as Jane Child (born 15 February 1967), is a Canadian dance-pop singer, producer and musician. She is best known for her hit single "Don't Wanna Fall in Love".

Career

Child was born in Toronto, the daughter of Ricky Hyslop. She joined Canadian Opera Company's children's chorus in her youth.[1][2]

She is best known for the hit single "Don't Wanna Fall in Love" which peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.[3] Her follow-up single, "Welcome to the Real World", was a modest hit, peaking at No. 49 on the Billboard 200.[4]

She recorded a cover of Tina Turner's "We Don't Need Another Hero" for a tribute album, What's Love? A Tribute To Tina Turner, released in 2004.[5]

Discography

Albums

Singles

  • "Welcome to the Real World", 1990 Warner Bros. Records
  • "Don't Wanna Fall in Love", 1990 Warner Bros. Records (CA Pop No. 4, US Pop No. 2, US Dance No. 11, US R&B No. 6, UK No. 22[7])
  • "Mona Lisa Smiles" 1992 Warner Bros. Records
  • "Here Not There", 1993 Warner Bros. Records
  • "Do Whatcha Do", 1993 Warner Bros. Records
  • "All I Do", 1993 Warner Bros. Records (US Hot Dance Music/Club Play #25)
  • "Maybe Tomorrow" (Tomohiko Nishimura featuring Jane Child), 1998 Fun House
  • "World Lullabye 2001", 2001 Sugarwave Records
  • "Almost Beautiful" 2001 Sugarwave Records
  • "Nice Day" 2002 Sugarwave Records
  • "We Don't Need Another Hero" 2004

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "New Releases". New Straits Times. 25 September 1993. p. 4. Retrieved 23 April 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Daly, Margaret; Nygaard King, Betty. "Hyslop, Ricky". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23 April 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Billboard Top 1000 Singles, 1955-2000. H. Leonard Corporation. 2001. ISBN 978-0-634-02002-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Wayne Jancik (1998). The Billboard Book of One-hit Wonders. Billboard Books. ISBN 978-0-8230-7622-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. http://www.discogs.com/Various-Whats-Love-A-Tribute-To-Tina-Turner/release/1201079
  6. Williams, John (8 March 1990). "'Jane Child' mixes dance dance groove with lyrical depth". The Cavalier Daily. p. 6. Retrieved 23 April 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 104. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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