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Sharleen Spiteri

Before forming Texas with Johnny 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 ... See full bio »

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 2015 Texas: Start A Family (Music Video)
Sharleen Spiteri
 2010 The Transistor Sessions (TV Series)
- Texas (2010)
 2003 Texas Feat. Kardinal Offishall: Carnival Girl (Music Video)
Sharleen Spiteri (as Texas)
 2000 Texas: In Demand (Music Video)
Sharleen Spiteri (as Texas)
 2000 Texas: Inner Smile (Music Video)
Elvis Presley
 2000 Texas: When We Are Together (Music Video)
Sharleen Spiteri (as Texas)
 1999 Texas: Summer Son (Music Video)
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 1997 Texas: Black Eyed Boy (Music Video)
Sharleen Spiteri
 1997 Texas: Say What You Want (Version 2) (Music Video)
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 1997 Texas: Say What You Want (Music Video)
Sharleen Spiteri (as Texas)
 1994 Texas: So in Love with You (Music Video)
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 1993 Texas: So Called Friend (Music Video)
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 1993 Texas: You Owe It All to Me (Music Video)
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2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Sharleen | Texas


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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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. See more »


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

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