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Colin Vearncombe 26 May — 26 Januaryknown by his stage name Blackwas an English singer-songwriter. He emerged from the punk rock music scene and achieved mainstream pop success in the late s, most notably with the single " Wonderful Life ", which was an international hit the next year.
Vearncombe was born in Liverpool and attended Prescot Grammar School. He then enrolled on an art foundation course at Liverpool Polytechnic. He first aspired to become a musician after seeing Elvis Presley in Jailhouse Rock. The single was followed by another independent release, "More than Feel Like Change - Black - Black Sun", in Black signed with WEA inand the next single was "Hey Presto", which got Vearncombe noticed outside the UK: the video for the song featured on the satellite channel Music Boxand the single was also released in Australia.
After this, Black was dropped from the record label,and Vearncombe and Dix went their separate ways. InVearncombe wrote the minor key song " Wonderful Life ". By the end Cant Hold Me Down - Blue Zoo - 2 By 2 I had been in a couple of car crashes, my mother had a serious Feel This Moment (Kassiano Club Mix) - Pitbull Feat.
Christina Aguilera - Feel This Moment, I had been dropped by a record company, my first marriage went belly-up and I was homeless. Then I sat down and wrote this song called 'Wonderful Life'. I Villa Capone - Sins Of The Father: A Bandits Story being sarcastic. The song reached number eight in the UK Singles Chart.
Vearncombe suffered from the feeling of being a one-hit wonder :. Once you have had a hit, it's hard to write another song without having that in the back of your mind. For a long time, I would find myself hearing, 'I like it but it's not Wonderful Life'. The album of the same namereleased inhad similar success, reaping Father To Son - Phil Collins - .But Seriously and critical acclaim.
Black sold over two million records worldwide with Comedy and Black Disillusioned with having to deal with a big record company, Vearncombe founded the independent label Nero Schwarz which is the word "black" in Italian and in German, respectivelyand released one album Are We Having Fun Yet? After a prolonged hiatus, Vearncombe returned in to release a string of recordings under his own name. Inhe released two albums: The Given was issued on 4 July as a free download under Vearncombe's name; Water on Stone was released on 17 November as the first Black studio album in four years.
In AprilVearncombe started a pledge fund via the dedicated music crowd-funding site PledgeMusic for a new album, co-written with long-time friend and musical collaborator Calum MacColl. This was the first time he had Feel Like Change - Black - Black in a crowd-funded project. The project significantly exceeded its funding goals, and he regularly expressed his surprise and gratefulness through video updates on the PledgeMusic site.
Vearncombe Feel Like Change - Black - Black a Catalan translation of the original lyrics. On 10 JanuaryVearncombe was involved in a road traffic collisionnear Cork Airport in Ireland, and placed in a medically-induced coma after sustaining serious head injuries. He died from his injuries at the intensive care unit of Cork University Hospital on 26 Januaryat the age of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the American rapper, see 6lack.
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