Dido Armstrong( British singer)
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Dido Armstrong (Dido, Dido) Dido (25.12.1971 years [London])
Dido Armstrong was born on Dec. 25, 1971 in London, England. It is a strange name, which she gave birth to her belongs to the African Queen. Daughter of a literary agent and poet (and her mother just fascinated by the literature), she grew up without a passion for television, parties and various holidays.
. But she found a passion in music, of course it influenced her brother Rollo, who is the founder of the British trip-hop group Faithless
. Dido studied his music, but still entered the age of six in the Guildhall School of Music.
Her brother is constantly recording, as she plays the piano and violin. Carried away by playing different instruments, Dido fell in love with jazz, but it was Ella Fitzgerald at age 16. After listening to this artist, she began a career in the group of brothers.
Despite the discouragement of her brother, who was not satisfied with the voice of his sister, Dido, not refused to sing. And then she started studying vocal day and night, constantly developing his vocal cords.
Ironically, he who initially dissuaded her from singing in the end found her talent. Dido recorded with a group of her brother's debut album in 1996, which sold 5 million copies. Working with a group of Dido's brother helped her in career. Later, she toured with the group over the next 2 years, which gave her a great music experience. When she was in tour leave her noticed Clive Davis, who promoted her songs (by that time she began to sing herself) and signed a contract with the record company.
. Her debut album No Angel was already double platinum and is still considered to be very popular on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, by the way, producer of the album itself was Dido and her brother
. Of course with the help of Eminem Dido became known throughout the world, because it was Eminem sampled her song "Thankyou", he invited her to record a song together, and not to him.
. Previously, has never been any British artists to sell in the states of 2 million copies of the album, before he had not yet become famous in his homeland
. All this is true, but then when it comes to Dido.
And of course this hit, which lifted it up Dido Stan. The song, written a sample to which Eminem. For several days this hit explodes all tops Britain.
"I like Stan" - says Dido - "Thank you and my favorite song from the new album." This song Dido and Eminem want to show what is actually happening around us. What is really our cruel world.
Even before the release of song "Stan", the single "Thank you" was used as the soundtrack for Hollywood movie "Sliding doors". The other single "Here with me" is the main musical theme for the popular British television series is now "Roswell". Album Dido "No Angel" contains 12 songs, a record which involved the brother Dido Rollo.
Dido studied music at the Guildhall school of music. There, she played the piano and violin. At age 17 she decided on a career in law and went to work in one of the offices of London. From time to time she visited the studio, where her brother Rollo began zapisyvt first album "Faithless". Dido's brother advised the singer to join his group. So, from a simple girl who brought a cup of tea with the boys from Faithless, Dido joined this group. Seeing its success, Rollo invited Dido in the first round of Faithless. It was in this round Dido began writing his own songs and decided to withdraw from Faithless. "I do not want to leave the group because it was for me like family, but still I really wanted to finish his own album" - says Dido.
Dido has signed a contract with record company. Here's what she told me: "I met new people, they organized a big dinner, where I was handed a check for entry. When I got home, I could not leave the house a few days, I felt that gave his music. I was defeated, but the check, which was lying nearby on the table makes me panic and fear of the unknown. "
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