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Sharleen Spiteri Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 7 November 1967Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Birth NameSharleen Eugene Spiteri
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Before forming Texas with John McElhone, she was a hairdresser and continued hairdressing for 18 months after the formation of Texas because she needed the money. She separated from longtime boyfriend Ashley Heath, a journalist, in 2004. The two have a daughter together. Owns two houses, one in Glasgow and one in London. The band Texas has released eight albums: "Southside" (1989), "Mothers Heaven" (1991), "Ricks Road" (1993), "White On Blonde" (1997), "The Hush" (1999), "Greatest Hits" (2000), "Careful What You Wish For" (2003), and "Red Book" (2005) and their singles have included: "Say What You Want", "Halo", "I Don't Want A Lover", "In Demand", "Inner Smile" and "So Called Friend". Texas performed the theme song to the show Ellen (1994), which had the same tune but different lyrics to their song "So Called Friend". In 2008 Sharleen Spiteri released a solo album called "Melody". In 2010 she released a second solo album called the "The Movie Songbook" which consists of covers of movie songs.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trade Mark (1)

She is usually the only member of Texas to appear on the band's album covers and publicity photographs.

Trivia (8)

Lead singer of the Scottish band, Texas, which had its first hit, "I Don't Want a Lover", in 1989.
9th September 2002: Gave birth to daughter, Misty Kyd Heath.
The name of her band was inspired by a movie. After watching the movie, Paris, Texas (1984), she helped form the band called Texas. The slide guitar sound of Ry Cooder on the film soundtrack influenced the band musically.
Is a close friend of actor Ewan McGregor.
Co-founded Glasgow based radio station, "Beat 106" in 1998 with footballer Ally McCoist and TV presenter Carol Smillie. They sold the station 8 months later to the Capital Radio Group for £32 million.
She was a finalist to star in Moulin Rouge! (2001). The part eventually went to Nicole Kidman.
Is of Maltese descent. Spiteri is a common surname in Malta.
Sang alongside Rammstein member, Till Lindemann, in their song "Stirb Nicht Vor Mir (Don't Die Before I Do).

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