My family are all Londoners, I had a fantastic upbringing. Archived from the original on 4 May 2017. Q: Could you tell us how you became involved with 5000 Volts? Q: You were extremely popular during the 1970s, did you have any challenges balancing your personal life and career? White label promotional single for I'll Go Where the Music Takes Me by Tina Charles. . I regularly look after my grandchildren and love my dogs Monty, Suzie and Porcha. Archived from the original on 4 May 2017.
Listen to You Set My Heart On Fire: Q: What are your hobbies and interests outside music? Archived from the original on 4 May 2017. It was a competent brew, of course. How did you meet and do you still keep in touch? Q: Are you still performing today and do you have any new releases due out? It's Time for a Change of Heart12. And It's Goodnight From Him. During the early 1970s she supplied vocals for the album series of cover versions of contemporary hits.
By 1980 her career was in decline, and disco music generally was losing some of its public appeal. Archived from the original on 4 May 2017. They lived in , England. The song was produced by Sanny X. It was two friends Martin and Tony, I recorded it for a session fee for only 200.
My family heritage is from London, although it has been reported incorrectly that I am of Greek descent. I was born on 10th March 1954 in London, I took my fathers forename Charles Charles Hoskins the British actor as my stage name. Since 2000, Charles has performed throughout Europe where disco music and her hit singles have been reappraised, and she has become a popular live performer. Charles married and had a child, and devoted herself for some years to her family life, putting her singing career on hold. Archived from the original on 4 May 2017. Archived from the original on 4 May 2017.
Also in 2010, it was announced that Charles was to tour with , the band with which she experienced her first hit record. Fallin' in Love With a Boy Like You8. Q: Which song was your biggest single as far as sales go? Her most successful single was the no. How were you introduced to music and when did you decide to make it your livelihood? I love cooking, dinning out and socialising with my dear friends. But now you know she could do better. Q: What are your feelings on Disco? Although not publicly acknowledged as a group member at the time due to contractual problems, Charles was considered to have a stronger voice than the group's later official lead singers. Listen to: I Love to Love: Q: Please tell us how you met up with Biddu and how was it working with him.
If ' debut album was the sound of an uncertain vocalist wed to an overambitious producer, then her sophomore effort, 1976's , evens up the match. During the early 1970s she supplied vocals for the Top of the Pops album series of cover versions of contemporary hits. Elsewhere, hangs around precisely the same dancefloors that the bulk of ' career was built around, light and insubstantial disco flashed by the occasional catchy chorus. She attempted to change her disco style for her 1980 album Just One Smile for a more hard edge rock electronic style but the album was virtually ignored. Charles began her career as a backing singer and session musician, and recorded her first solo single in 1969 with a then-unknown Elton John playing piano.
Q: Is there anything you would like to say to your fans at DiscoMusic. John's Journey Back in Time. On launching her music career, she did not use her real name, Hoskins, since this might have caused confusion with Mary Hopkin, better known at the time. Other notable acts that have been signed by Cox's label are and. Love Me Like a Lover13.
What is your families ethnicity? Her latest album, Listen 2 the Music was released in March 2008. Thank you for giving us some truly memorable songs. Archived from the original on 4 May 2017. It won a Juno Award in 1977. Archived from on 16 September 2008. Yes I am still in contact with and we met through a session singer called Lee Vanderbilt. Archived from the original on 4 May 2017.