Betty Boo

  • Born Alison Moira Clarkson in London on 6 March 1970
  • English singer, songwriter and rapper.
  • She studied sound engineering at the Holloway School of Audio Engineering
  • Whilst still at school, she began her musical career in hip-hop groups such as Hit ’N’ Run and the She Rockers
  • Success with the She Rockers led her to New York and work with Public Enemy, who encouraged her to pursue a solo career.
  • She first came to mainstream in the late 1980s following a collaboration with the Beatmasters on the song Hey DJ – I Can’t Dance (To That Music You’re Playing)
  • She was voted British Breakthrough Act at the 1991 BRIT Awards
  • Originally nicknamed for her similarity to a cartoon character, she changed it slightly to avoid trademark disputes.
  • She had an unusual, striking ‘Emma Peel’ (from the Avengers) -like look, dressed in mildly revealing 60s outfits
  • Her 1990 solo single, Doin’ The Do, was a UK top 10, selling 200,000 copies
  • Her backing singers are called the Boosters
  • Her career suffered a setback while touring Australia, where she was revealed to be lip-synching at a concert rather than performing live. She fled the stage after dropping her microphone, revealing she was miming to a backing track.
  • She has written songs for Louise Nurding, Dannii Minogue, The Tweenies and for Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s
  • She was inspiration in the formation of the Spice Girls – the record company were looking for 5 larger than life cartoon characters
  • She co-wrote Pure and Simple – The song became a huge hit when it was released as the debut single of Hear’Say—winners of the reality TV show, Popstars
  • In 2006 she formed a pop duo called WigWam with Alex James, bassist from Blur.
  • Her hits include: “Doin’ the Do”, “Where Are You Baby?”, and “Let Me Take You There”.

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