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Tanita Tikaram

Tanita Tikaram

Fact Sheet

Birthday12 August 1969 (48)
Birthplace  United Kingdom
Tanita Tikaram (born August 12, 1969) is a pop/folk singer/songwriter. Her style is based on acoustic guitar and on short songs. Of Malaysian ancestry, she became successful in her teens but has since faded into obscurity.

Tikaram was born in Munster, Germany and later moved with her family to Basingstoke, England. She enjoyed success in 1988 with her album Ancient Heart, which included hits such as the enigmatic Twist in my Sobriety. A later album, The Sweet Keeper, saw Tikaram begin to appeal to a specialising audience.

Other albums include Everybody's Angel (1991), Eleven Kinds of Loneliness (1992), Lovers in the City (1995) and The Cappuccino Songs (1998).