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Caron Wheeler

Caron Wheeler

Caron Wheeler


Caron Wheeler (born 19 January 1963, in London) is an English R&B singer, who gained fame by writing and singing the lead vocals on the two biggest hits for Soul II Soul ("Keep on Movin'" and "Back to Life"). She also was a backing singer for Elvis Costello in 1983, and Howard Jones in 1985. Wheeler is also a founding member of the female vocal group 'Brown Sugar' along with vocalist Kofi whose solo hit "Black is My Colour" is today considered in reggae circles a classic. Read more on Last.fm
Caron Wheeler (born 19 January 1963, in London) is an English R&B singer, who gained fame by writing and singing the lead vocals on the two biggest hits for Soul II Soul ("Keep on Movin'" and "Back to Life"). She also was a backing singer for Elvis Costello in 1983, and Howard Jones in 1985. Wheeler is also a founding member of the female vocal group 'Brown Sugar' along with vocalist Kofi whose solo hit "Black is My Colour" is today considered in reggae circles a classic. In fact the two were re-united in October 2005 at the Metropolitan Black Police Association's annual gala at The Barbican in London. After her success with Soul II Soul, Wheeler enbarked on a solo career, and released two albums: UK Blak (1990) and Beach of the War Goddess (1993). Her biggest solo success single is "Livin' In The Light" from her first solo album, which hit #53 on the Hot 100 and spent a week at #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in 1989.

It also reached the Top 20 in the UK Singles Chart. Wheeler's only other solo Top 40 hit single was the title track from UK Blak. She also featured with Soul II Soul on the soundtrack to the Angela Bassett movie, How Stella Got Her Groove Back in 1998. More recently, Wheeler featured on Richard X's 2003 album, Richard X Presents His X-Factor Vol. 1 Read more on Last.fm.

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