Lene Lovich

New Wave Singer
Born Mar 30, 1949

Lene Lovich is an American singer based in England, who first gained attention as part of the New Wave music scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Her most popular hit single was "Lucky Number", first released in 1978.

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1949 Birth Born on March 30, 1949.


1972 23 Years Old She was also one of thousands of audience members invited to sing along at the 1972 Lanchester Arts Festival at the Locarno Ballroom in Coventry when Chuck Berry recorded "My Ding-a-Ling" for Chess Records.
1975 26 Years Old In 1975, Lovich joined The Diversions, a funk group that put out five singles and an album on Polydor Records, without success.
1976 27 Years Old In 1976 Lovich released a 7" 3-track "maxi-single" in the UK under her own name, aimed at the Christmas market: "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus/The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)/Happy Christmas" (Polydor 2058 812).
1977 28 Years Old In 1977, Lovich, along with recording engineer Alain Wisniak, provided lyrics for "Supernature", a song featuring music composed by French percussionist and disco music performer Cerrone. … Read More
1978 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1978, disc jockey and author Charlie Gillett presented her recording of "I Think We're Alone Now", a cover version of a song originally performed by Tommy James and the Shondells, to Stiff Records boss, Dave Robinson. … Read More


1982 33 Years Old Lovich co-wrote with Chappell and Chris Judge Smith and performed Mata Hari, a play/musical at the Lyric Hammersmith, London, October/November 1982. … Read More


1989 40 Years Old In 1989, after an absence of several years due to raising a family, she recorded the album March on Pathfinder Records. … Read More


2005 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Lovich appeared on Hawkwind's Take Me to Your Leader CD, as well as appearing occasionally on stage with them.
2006 57 Years Old 1 More Event
She played for the first time in many years with a full band at the Drop Dead Festival in 2006.
2007 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, MVD Visual released Lene Lovich: Live from New York, a DVD featuring a performance Lovich gave at Studio 54 in 1981.


2011 62 Years Old In 2011, Lovich sang the part of Eurydice in the song story Orfeas by Judge Smith.
2012 63 Years Old In 2012, Lovich began performing with a new band comprising Subterraneans frontman Jude Rawlins on guitar, bassist Lydia Fischer, keyboard player Kirsten Morrison, and Morgan King on drums. The Lene Lovich Band made their live debut at London's 12 Bar Club on October 29 that year. In 2013 the band undertook their first high-profile tour, concluding with shows in London and Berlin, and was the fifth act to be announced for Rebellion Festival 2013.
In 2013, she established her own publishing label, Flex Music, and released a re-mastered version of all her previous albums in a limited edition box set. … Read More
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