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French pop singer
Source : Annick LAROUSSE
Sheila started her musical career in 1962, after being noticed by Claude Carrère, a French music producer and songwriter. This collaboration lasted more than 20 years but ended in 1995 with a lawsuit in which she won a royalties battle against her former producer.
Sheila had numerous hits in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, playing the well-behaved young girl. The first was "L'école est finie" (School is over), in 1962 (1 million copies).
In the Eight Women movie, Ludivine Sagnier sang her 1963 "Papa t'es plus dans l'coup" (Daddy, you are not in on it anymore) hit. Sheila's music also features in the 1996 French film Une robe d'été (A Summer Dress). The character Sébastien is a fan of Sheila, and Sheila's version of Cher's "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" is on the soundtrack.
In 1977 she came back as Sheila and B. Devotion (in some countries records were under the name "Sheila B. Devotion"; in others, under "Sheila and Black Devotion") and changed her style to disco. She also started singing in English. She again enjoyed success, with hits like "Spacer" (from the album King of the World, produced by Chic), which was later sampled for the song "Crying at the Discothèque" by Swedish pop group Alcazar, "Love Me Baby" and a "Singin' in the Rain" cover.
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