Jeremy Healy

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Jeremy Healy
Birth name Jeremiah Healy
Born (1962-01-18) 18 January 1962 (age 52)
Woolwich, South London, England, UK
Genres Pop, electronic, new wave
Occupation(s) Record producer, songwriter, DJ, keyboardist
Years active 1981–present
Associated acts Haysi Fantayzee
E-Zee Possee

Jeremy Healy (born Jeremiah Healy, 18 January 1962) is an English DJ and singer. He is a former member of the 1980s pop group, Haysi Fantayzee.

Career[edit]

Healy was born in Woolwich, South London. In the 1980s, with Kate Garner, he formed the UK novelty pop group, Haysi Fantayzee.[1] He also acted as co-songwriter and co-producer for the E-Zee Possee and Bleachin'. In addition, he has worked with Gwen Stefani on the mashup for her "Wind It Up" single.

He was voted 'number one DJ' by The Face and Mixmag magazines.[2] Healy worked as producer and did sound effects for the video for Duran Duran's Arena (An Absurd Notion).[2] Healy has remixed work by both Boy George and George Michael. He had a cameo role playing himself in the 2004 film, Chasing Liberty.[3]

2004 saw the launch of Healy's latest recording project, Seraphim Suite, collaborating with a variety of featured vocalists including Mica Paris on the first single "Heart" (Inferno Records). His disc jockey duties between 2004 and 2006 included residencies with Miss Moneypenny's in Ibiza and Cyprus, plus regular UK dates with Empire, Love to Be, Time Flies, Syndicate, Kool Waters, Naughty But Nice, and overseas events in Dubai, Mediterranean, United States and Brazil. He continued his involvement with designers Dior, Galliano and the Victoria's Secrets fashion house (he has been musical director for every annual VS show from 2001 onwards), plus the Pret a Porter International Fashion Fair in Paris.[citation needed]

In 2007, Healy undertook the musical director's role for Gwen Stefani's Lamb fashion label, The Golden Age of Couture at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Naomi Campbell's Fashion For Relief, the Parisian jewellers Chaumet, plus the launch of J-Lo's fashion wear. 2007 saw production credits on a Gwen Stefani album and remix credits for "Wind It Up". He is currently working on a new studio project, and several remixes. Guest DJ residencies include Attica in Shanghai and Singapore, United Kingdom of Dance, The Empire, DY5, Club 2K, Nakatcha and Boujis in the UK, plus Belmont in Perth, Western Australia.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Healy was engaged to Patsy Kensit, with the announcement they were to marry made on 29 November 2007.[4] However, on 31 March 2008 it was reported that the pair had mutually split and called off their wedding.[5] The pair eventually wed on Saturday 18 April 2009,[6] but in February 2010 were reported to have separated.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jeremy Healy Biography", allmusic. URL last accessed 16 April 2008
  2. ^ a b "Jeremy Healy", kinemagigz. URL last accessed 16 April 2008
  3. ^ "Jeremy Healy Filmography",imdb. URL last accessed 16 April 2008
  4. ^ 29 Nov 2007, 14:43 GMT (29 November 2007). "Digital Spy, 29 September 2007". Digitalspy.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  5. ^ "Actress Kensit calls off wedding". BBC News. 31 March 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "19th April". BBC News. 19 April 2009. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  7. ^ Nicholl, Katie (28 February 2010). "Heartache for Patsy Kensit as fourth husband Jeremy Healy 'walks out'". Daily Mail (London). 

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