Blue Pearl
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Blue Pearl

Blue Pearl
Origin London, England
Genres House, alternative dance
1990-1993
Labels Big Life
Durga McBroom
Youth

Blue Pearl are an English electronic music duo, consisting of American female singer Durga McBroom and British musician Youth (Martin Glover). They charted two songs on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart.

"Naked in the Rain" was a #4 hit in the UK Singles Chart and a #5 dance hit in the US in 1990, which was originally issued on blue vinyl. It was followed by "(Can You) Feel the Passion" (whose melody samples Bizarre Inc's "Playing with Knives"), which hit #1 on both Billboard's Dance Club Play and the UK Dance Chart in 1992, reaching #14 on the UK Singles Chart. They also had a minor hit in the UK Singles Chart in November 1990 with the #31 hit, "Little Brother".[1]

Their records featured guest appearances from David Gilmour and Richard Wright of Pink Floyd, for whom McBroom had been a backing vocalist.

Discography

Albums

Singles

Year Single Peak positions Album
UK
[2]
IRE NED BEL
(FLA)
GER
[3]
AUT SWI SWE US Dance
[4]
1990 "Naked in the Rain" 4 14 -- 9 21 2 15 6 5 Naked
"Little Brother" 31 30 -- -- 75 -- -- -- --
1991 "Alive" -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
"(Can You) Feel the Passion" 14 24 49 34 -- -- -- 32 1 singles only
1992 "Mother Dawn" 50 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1993 "Fire of Love" (with Jungle High) 71 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1998 "Naked in the Rain '98" 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
"--" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 66. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ Peak positions for U.K.:
  3. ^ "Blue Pearl - German Chart". charts.de. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ "Blue Pearl - US Dance Club Songs Chart". billboard.com. Retrieved . 



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