Damian (musician)

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Damian not to be confused with Jamaican reggae artist Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley known for short as Damian. About the latter, see Damian Marley

Damian Davey (born 30 September 1964, Manchester, England) better known by the mononym Damian is an English pop musician and actor, who was briefly successful in the late 1980s. He is best known for his 1989 hit, "The Time Warp", a cover version of the original track from The Rocky Horror Show. Damian's version was produced by Des Tong from Sad Café and featured Sheila Gott, Jean Barrow, Ian Wilson & Steve Butler on backing vocals. Steve Pigott who wrote "Living in a Box" played keyboards. It was recorded at Vector TV in Stockport and mixed at Battery Studios, London by Paul Schroeder.

His follow up single, "Wig Wam Bam", which also featured the track "Putting It All Behind Me" reached No.49 on the UK Singles Chart.[1]

Discography[edit]

Single[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
UK
[2]
SA
[3]
1987 "The Time Warp" 51 -
1988 "The Time Warp" (reissue) 64 9
1989 "The Time Warp" (remix) 7 -
"Wig Wam Bam" 49 -
2007 "Video Killed the Radio Star" -
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 138. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Chart Stats – Damian". chartstats.com. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "SA Rock Lists". rock.co.za. Retrieved 10 October 2013.