Billy Ocean

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Billy Ocean
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Datos generales
Nacimiento 21 de enero de 1950 (64 años)
Origen Fyzabad, Isla Trinidad
Ocupación Cantante, Compositor
Información artística
Género(s) Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Pop
Período de actividad 1972-actualidad
Discográfica(s) GTO Records
Epic Records
Jive Records
Aqua Music
Web
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Leslie Sebastian Charles (Trinidad y Tobago, 21 de enero de 1950), conocido como Billy Ocean es un cantante que emigró a Inglaterra para dedicarse, a partir de los años setenta, a la música. Entre sus éxitos, se pueden destacar las canciones When the going gets tough, the tough gets going (parte de la banda sonora de la película La joya del nilo (The Jewel of the Nile), Suddenly, Get outta of my dreams, get into my car (parte de la banda sonora de la película License to Drive), Caribbean Queen, Loverboy y There'll be sad songs to make you cry.

Discografía[editar]

Álbumes[editar]

  • Billy Ocean (GTO 1975)
  • City Limit (GTO 1980)
  • Nights (Feel Like Getting Down) (Epic Records 1981) #152 U.S.
  • Inner Feelings (Epic 1982)
  • Suddenly (Jive Records 1984) #9 UK, #9 U.S.
  • Love Zone (Jive 1986) #2 UK, #6 U.S.
  • Tear Down These Walls (Jive 1988) #3 UK, #18 U.S.
  • Greatest Hits (Jive 1989) #4 UK, #77 U.S.
  • Time to Move On (Jive 1993)
  • Love is For Ever (Jive 1997) #7 UK
  • Emotions in Motion (Time Music International 2002)
  • On The Run (Planet Media 2003)
  • Let's Get Back Together (Jive 2003) #69 UK
  • The Ultimate Collection (Jive 2004) #28 UK
  • Showdown (Jive 2004)
  • Can You Feel It (K-tel 2005) (Disponible exclusivamente en la tienda de música iTunes de Apple)
  • YBC! (Jixxtaposition Records 2007)

Canciones[editar]

Año Canción US Hot 100 US R&B US Dance UK singles Álbum
1976 "Love Really Hurts Without You" 22 - 8 2 Billy Ocean
1976 "L.O.D. (Love On Delivery)" - 55 - 19 Billy Ocean
1976 "Stop Me (If You've Heard It All Before)" - - - 12 Billy Ocean
1977 "Red Light Spells Danger" - - - 2 Billy Ocean
1979 "American Hearts" - - - 54 City Limit
1980 "Are You Ready/Stay The Night" - - 83 42 City Limit
1981 "Night (Feel Like Gettin' Down)" - 7 4 - Night (Feel Like Getting Down)
1982 "Calypso Funkin'" - 72 - - Inner Feelings
1984 "European Queen (No More Love On The Run) - - - 82 Suddenly (European version)
1984 "Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)" 1 1 1 6 Suddenly
1985 "Loverboy" 2 20 1 15 Suddenly
1985 "Suddenly" 4 5 - 4 Suddenly
1985 "Mystery Lady" 24 10 - 49 Suddenly
1986 "When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going" 2 6 31 1 The Jewel of the Nile soundtrack
1986 "There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)" 1 1 - 12 Love Zone
1986 "On The Run (Hold On Brother)" - - 48 - Love Zone
1986 "Love Zone" 10 1 - 49 Love Zone
1986 "Bittersweet" - - - 44 Love Zone
1986 "Love Is Forever" 16 10 - 34 Love Zone
1988 "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" 1 1 25 3 Tear Down These Walls
1988 "Calypso Crazy" - - - 35 Tear Down These Walls
1988 "The Colour Of Love" 17 10 - 65 Tear Down These Walls
1988 "Stand And Deliver" - - - 97 Tear Down These Walls
1989 "License To Chill" 32 33 - 81 Tear Down These Walls
1990 "I Sleep So Much Better (In Someone Else's Bed)" - 60 - - Greatest Hits
1993 "Everything's So Different Without You" - 91 - - Time to Move On
1993 "Pressure" - - - 55 Time to Move On