Saturday, April 4, 2009

Princess

Princess (born Desiree Heslop on November 27, 1961 in England) is a British female pop/dance singer from the '80s.

During the late '70s, she worked with music group Osibisa and worked as a background vocalist for singers Precious Wilson and Evelyn "Champagne" King.
In 1985, Princess released her debut single, "Say I'm Your Number One" which peaked at #7 on the U.K. Singles chart.

In the U.S., the song peaked at #22 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, #15 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, and #20 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 20 weeks.
The second single, "After the Love Has Gone" peaked at #28 on the U.K. Singles chart. It also peaked at #28 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, #6 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, and #41 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 11 weeks.
In 1986, Princess released her self-titled debut album on Supreme Records. The album peaked at #15 on the U.K. Albums chart.
Her third single from the album, "I'll Keep On Loving You" which peaked at #16 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The fourth single, "Tell Me Tomorrow" was moderately successful, peaking at #34 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The last single from the album, "In the Heat of a Passionate Moment" peaked at #74 on the U.K. Singles chart and the remixed version peaked at #30 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart.
In 1987, Princess released her second album, "All For Love" on Polydor Records. The album was recorded in the United States. It's unknown how or if the album made the charts.
The first single from the album, "Red Hot" peaked at #58 on the U.K. Singles chart.

In the United States, the song peaked at #78 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for only 4 weeks and the remixed version peaked at #30 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart.

The follow-up singles: "I Cannot Carry On" and "Jammin' With Your Love" did not appear to make the charts at all.
In 1989, Princess released the single, "Lover Don't Go" which didn't chart at all.

From 1991 to 2003, she resided in the United States before returning to England. She did volunteer work for UNICEF and also in Korea & Zimbabwe.
In 2005, Princess appeared on the UK television show, "Hit Me Baby One More Time" performing her hit song, "Say I'm Your Number One."

In 2010, she released her latest single, "One Way."

To see the music video for "Just Say I'm Your Number One," go to:

To see the music video for "After The Love Has Gone," go to:

To see the music video for "I'll Keep On Loving You," go to:

To see the music video for "Tell Me Tomorrow," go to:

To see a fan-made video for "Red Hot," go to:

To see a fan-made video for "I Cannot Carry On," go to:

To see a fan-made video for "Jammin' With Your Love," go to:

To see a fan-made video for "Lover Don't Go," go to;

[updated on 05/20/13]

2 comments:

Annabell Manjarrés Freyle said...

The only site in the web that post this about Princess. ThankS and Congratulation

Best Of Music said...

Thanks! Great post. You can find Princess on Twitter and new releases coming up: @hrsprincess