David Grant


British singer, songwriter, TV celebrity, and vocal coach.

Born: 8 August 1956 in Hackney, London, England, UK.

After [a=Linx] disbanded, he pursued a solo recording career with four albums between 1983-1990. His biggest hit in US is "[url=http://www.discogs.com/David-Grant-Stop-And-Go/release/815884]Stop And Go[/url]" from his debut album in 1983, produced by [a=Steve Levine]. He achieved a pop crossover in 1985 with his duet with [a=Jaki Graham] for the cover of "[url=http://www.discogs.com/David-Grant-Jaki-Graham-Could-It-Be-Im-Falling-In-Love/release/938539]Could It Be I'm Falling In Love[/url]" (from his second album), originally performed by [a=Spinners] in 1972, a success that was repeated with his next duet with [a=Jaki Graham] for the [a=Todd Rundgren]-penned single "[url=http://www.discogs.com/David-Grant-Jaki-Graham-Mated/release/2032326]Mated[/url]", originally performed by [a=Utopia (5)] the same year. Both duet singles were produced by [a=Derek Bramble] as was his duet with [a=West Street Mob]'s [a=Sabrina Gillison] on "Take My Heart".

His third album was produced by [a=Bob Carter] and his last one by [a=Mike Stevens]. In the 1990's he released the single "[url=http://www.discogs.com/David-Grant-Hurt/release/1767079]Hurt[/url]" in 1992, produced by [a=Norman Cook] and in 1999 he was guest to [a=Dave Lee]'s [a=Foreal People] for "[url=http://www.discogs.com/Foreal-People-Featuring-David-Grant-Shake/release/133728]Shake[/url]" performed along with his wife [a=Carrie Grant].

He has contributed as a session singer in releases of [a=Central Line], [a=Kajagoogoo], [a=L.A. Mix], [a=Hot House], [a=Lighthouse Family], [a=Simon Webbe]. He has very wide exposure in British TV as a vocal coach in "Pop Idol" and various other TV talent shows and productions.

Husband to [a=Carrie Grant].