Erin Hamilton

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Erin Hamilton (born 14 August 1968[1]) is an American electronic dance music singer. The daughter of actress Carol Burnett and TV Producer Joe Hamilton, she has scored several hits on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart. She is the youngest of eleven siblings.[2]

Prior to a dance music career, Hamilton was a member of several jazz and blues-influenced bands (As Is, Komba Kalla) and played at the House of Blues.[1][2] Her first solo single was a cover version of Gary Wright's 1975 hit "Dream Weaver", released in 1998. Her debut album, One World, was released the following year.[3] The album also included a cover of Cheap Trick's hit "The Flame". To promote the album she opened for artists such as Bette Midler and Whitney Houston.[4]

In 2008, her cover of "The Flame" was remixed and re-released (as "The Flame 08") and this version hit number one on the U.S. dance chart in April.

Personal life[edit]

Hamilton has been openly involved with both men and women.[2] In 2001, her girlfriend committed suicide, which led to a years-long recording hiatus.[2] Hamilton has two sons, Zach (born in 1997) and Dylan (born in 2006).

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1999 One World

Singles[5][edit]

  • 1998 "Dream Weaver" (#20 U.S. dance)
  • 1999 "The Flame" (#12 U.S. dance)
  • 1999 "Satisfied" (#47 U.S. dance)
  • 2000 "The Temple" (#42 U.S. dance)
  • 2002 "I Got the Music in Me" (#17 U.S. dance)
  • 2008 "The Flame 08" (#1 U.S. dance)
  • 2008 "Control Yourself" (#1 U.S. dance)

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