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Amy Winehouse

Much can be said about the late Amy Winehouse, one of the U.K.'s flagship vocalists during the 2000s. The British press and tabloids seemed to focus on her rowdy behavior, heavy consumption of alcohol, and tragic end, but fans and critics alike embraced her rugged charm, brash sense of humor, and distinctively soulful and jazzy vocals. Her platinum-selling breakthrough album, Frank (2003), elicited comparisons ranging from Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan to Macy Gray and Lauryn Hill. Interestingly enough, despite her strong accent and vernacular, one can often hear aspects of each of those singers' vocal repertoire in Winehouse's own voice. Nonetheless, her allure had always been her songwriting -- almost always deeply personal but best known for its profanity and brutal candor.

Born to a taxi-driving father and a pharmacist mother, Winehouse grew up in the Southgate area of northern London. Her upbringing was surrounded by jazz. Many of the uncles on her mother's side were professional jazz musicians, and even her paternal grandmother was romantically involved with British jazz legend Ronnie Scott at one time. While at home, she listened to and absorbed her parents' selection of greats: Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Frank Sinatra among others. However, in her teens, she was drawn to the rebellious spirit of TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, and other American R&B and hip-hop acts of the time. At the age of 16, after she had been expelled from London's Sylvia Young Theatre School, she caught her first break when pop singer Tyler James, a schoolmate and close friend, passed on her demo tape to his A&R representative, who was searching for a jazz vocalist. That opportunity led to her recording contract with Island Records. By the end of 2003, when she was 20 years old, Island had released her debut album, Frank. With contributions from hip-hop producer/keyboardist Salaam Remi, Winehouse's amalgam of jazz, pop, soul, and hip-hop received rave reviews. The album was nominated for the 2004 Mercury Music Prize as well as two Brit Awards, and its lead single, "Stronger Than Me," won an Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song.

Following Winehouse's debut, the accolades and inquiring interviews appeared concurrently in the press with her tempestuous public life. Several times she showed up to her club or TV performances too drunk to sing an entire set. In 2006, her management company finally suggested that she enter rehab for alcohol abuse, but instead, she dumped the company and transcribed the ordeal into the U.K. Top Ten hit "Rehab," the lead single for her second, critically acclaimed album, Back to Black. Containing evocative productions from Salaam Remi and British DJ/multi-instrumentalist Mark Ronson, the album somewhat abandoned jazz, delving into the sounds of '50s/'60s-era girl group harmonies, rock & roll, and soul. The fanfare over the release was so great that it started to spill over onto U.S. shores; several rappers and DJs made their own remixes of various songs, not to mention covers by Prince and the Arctic Monkeys.

One month after Winehouse won Best Female Artist at the Brit Awards in February 2007, Universal released Back to Black in the U.S. The LP charted higher than any other American debut by a British female recording artist before it, and it remained in the Top Ten for several months, selling a million copies by the end of that summer. Just as in the U.K., she became the talk of the town, landing on the covers of Rolling Stone and Spin magazines. Not long afterward, though, Winehouse canceled her North American tour. Early reports revealed that she was entering rehab for alcohol and drug addiction, but her new management denied the claims, stating it was due to severe exhaustion. Her erratic behavior kept her and her new husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, in the tabloids constantly, on and off stages on both sides of the Atlantic, but in late 2007, American fans were finally given a chance to hear Winehouse's early work, with a slightly abbreviated (two songs removed and one added) version of Frank.

Unfortunately, the next four years were filled with drama, disappointment, and very little music. By 2009, her marriage had ended in divorce, she had repeatedly been arrested on assault charges and/or public order offenses, her struggles with substance abuse and mental health issues tragically played out in the press. Public performances turned into incoherent disasters, the worst of them posted to video-sharing sites for all to see. A track on the Quincy Jones tribute Q: Soul Bossa Nostra appeared in 2010, while a duet with Tony Bennett was announced in early 2011, but a planned follow-up to Back to Black would never make it past the demo stage. Winehouse was found dead in her Camden, London apartment on July 23, 2011. The coroner's report, delivered three months later, revealed that her blood alcohol content had reached a potentially fatal level.

Nearly two months after her death, Winehouse's first posthumous appearance was released on Tony Bennett's Duets II, where she duetted with Bennett on "Body and Soul." Near the end of 2011, her family's foundation announced the release of Lioness: Hidden Treasures, a posthumous compilation featuring recordings from throughout her career (although a few of the arrangements were recorded after her death). A year after Lioness came At the BBC, a deluxe CD/DVD set -- available both as a four-disc box and a smaller two-disc compilation -- rounding up all of her live performances for the British Broadcasting Company. ~ Cyril Cordor, Rovi
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Pumps / Help Yourself (Explicit)

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Track List: Like Smoke / Our Day Will Come (Single)

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Track List: Rehab (Radio Single)

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Track List: You Know I'm No Good (Single)

Comments

fiddlesticks 1 0 1 7
So sad that she is gone but her music will live on
Such a great talent lost. ♡
I miss this chic RIP love!
pretty awesome
brightnessfa l l s 0 5
the candle that burns twice as bright...... . .
tenthpwr
I have her CD in my car for the past several years... I sing along when nothing good is on the radio.
gnelly503
1. Kiss your left hand
2. Say your crushes name
3. Close your hand
4.pick a day
5.say your name
6. Post this on 15 other songs and on the day u chose your crush will ask u out
Why why why why!!! Daddy should have been there!! RIP AMY !!! You cheated your self !!! Listen too your children!!!!
danarendt5
Love love love uuuuu!
I rehabbed myself. Rehab is for losers. Suck it up p**sies!
danarendt5
Love u Amy!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! !
You go Amy! R.I.P we know you are in heaven!!!!!!
danarendt5
Known this song forever and I'm only 9!
melinda.odon n e l l 5
Are you kidding me!!! Wow!! What a voice!! Love you Amy!!!
������u as a sister please come back sissy... THATS RIGHT SHES MY SISTER
Rip fans and family miss her
Love it
LOOOVE HER VOICE *-*
HOT
Kiss your left hand
Say your crushes name
Say the day of the week
Your crush Will tell you they like you and will ask you out
For order for this to happen post this on another song
ljpalacz
Kiss ur hand 20 times say ur crushes name 5 times post this on two other songs and you will be kissed or asked out tomorrow
Top Amy songs
1. Valerie
2. Cherry
3. F Me pumps
Rehab is for losers.
briannalesli e 2 0 0 2
Kiss ur hand 20 times say ur crushes name 5 times post this on two other songs and you will be kissed or asked out tomorrow
I ❤ this song and I will always
adbayobay
Amy will always be remembered and loved.
BB. Roldan
Los Angeles CA
Don't read this because it actually work. You will be kissed on the nearest Friday by the love of your life. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. However if you don't post this you will die in 2 days. Now you started reading this so don't stop. This is so scary post on at least 5 songs in the next 143 minutes. When done press F6 and your lovers name will appear on the screen in big letters, this so scary because it actually works.
Amy Winehouse was, and will always be BAE.
vivianaivy
Such a sad, talented person.
Permanent solution to temporary problems.
When ever I'm down I listen to this song
I love this song so much that it came from the movie
Leo
Monday
He was my favorite said sense I was little
Singing in Heavens choir
Gone too soon her daddy should had helped her . What a waste!!!!! Listen too your children !!!!
Hey sexy want to marry me i'll have awesome sex together to be a lesbian
So bye love you����❤️❤️❤
Hey
A Beautiful Shooting Star miss her dearly
Kiss ur hand 20 times say ur crushes name 5 times post this on two others songs and u will be kissed or asked out tomorrow
Did a dance to this
phoenixmurra y 2 7
Lov you
R.I.P YOU will be missed. Your voice will forever live in in my mind.
brightnessfa l l s 0 5
those that burn twice as bright
Miss her RIp
Kiss your hand
Say your crushes name
Close your hand
Say your name
Post this on 15 different songs
Your crush will as you out the day
shaggyf16
Miss you:(:(:(
Rip
ash.cash.bo. d a s h
Our hearts will forever be touched + rest in peace + wish you could be with us still!
There will never be another:( miss that girl...
Amy Whinehouse is a legend and will forever and always live through her truthful lyrics and powerful voice. RIP
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