C.J. Lewis

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C.J. Lewis (born Steven James Lewis,[1] 1 February 1967)[2] is a British reggae singer. His biggest hit single was the 1994 cover version of "Sweets for My Sweet". The track was produced by Phillip Pottinger (aka Phillip Leo), as was his debut album, Dollars (UK #44).[1] The vocals were performed by Samantha Depasois, a British vocalist who also sung on the tracks "Everything is Alright (Uptight)" and "Best of My Love", and provided the vocals for the album, Dollars. Pottinger co-wrote original material on Dollars, including "Dollars" (UK #34) and R to the A (UK #34).[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[3]
NDL
[4]
NZ
[5]
Dollars

[6]

44 83 16
Rough 'N' Smooth

[7]

11
Roadblock

[8]

Feel My Vibe...

The Best Of C.J. Lewis[9]

43


Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
UK
[10]
BEL
[11]
IRE
[12]
NED
[13]
NZ
[14]
1994 "Sweets For My Sweet" 3 9 6 4 3 Dollars
"Everything Is Alright (Uptight)" 10 24 18 19 11
"Best Of My Love" 13 28 11
"Dollars" 34
1995 "R To The A" 34 49 6 Rough 'N' Smooth
1996 "Rough 'N' Smooth" 7
"Left & Right 31
1997 "Roadblock" 16 Roadblock

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 319. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ Discogs.com
  3. ^ "UK Official Charts Company CJ Lewis". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  4. ^ "GfK Dtch Charts:CJ Lewis(albums)". GfK Dutch Charts Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  5. ^ "charts.org.nz: CJ Lewis". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  6. ^ "Dollars Album". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  7. ^ "Rough 'N' Smooth Album". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  8. ^ "Roadblock Album". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  9. ^ "Feel My Vibe Album". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  10. ^ "CJ Lewis UK Singles". chartstats.com. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  11. ^ "CJ Lewis Belgian Singles". Ultratop.be. ULTRATOP & Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  12. ^ "CJ Lewis Irish Singles". IRMA 2006 - 2008. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  13. ^ "CJ Lewis Ducth Singles". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  14. ^ "CJ Lewis New Zealand Singles". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 

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