Rachel McFarlane

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For the voice actor, see Rachael MacFarlane.
Rachel McFarlane
Born 1971 (age 42–43)
Origin Manchester, England
Genres House
Techno
Vocal trance
Pop
Years active 1994–present
Labels All Around the World
Associated acts LMC, Loveland, N-Trance
Website MySpace page

Rachel McFarlane is a British singer who was born in Manchester in 1971.[1] She began singing at the age of twelve years old as a gospel singer.

In 1994 her career began with the house music group Loveland (with Mark Hadfield, Paul Taylor and Paul Waterman). She featured on their track "Let The Music Lift You Up" which reached number 16[2] in the UK Singles Chart. The same year she recorded "Turn Up The Power" with N-Trance.

In 1998, she released her debut single "Lover" which made it to the UK Top 40. The background of the track was used by Paul Van Dyk for his track "For an Angel".[citation needed] "Lover" was also released in 2005 through the All Around the World label, once again making it to the Top 40.[3]

In 2004, she joined LMC to record the vocals for their track "Take Me To The Clouds Above" which peaked at number one in the UK chart.[4] Two years later she also recorded "You Get What You Give" with the group.

She appeared as Justice/Mother in the London production of Rock of Ages.[5]

Singles discography[edit]

Year Title Artist UK Chart Position[6]
1994 "(Keep On) Shining" / "Hope (Never Give Up)" Loveland #37
1994 "Let The Music Lift You Up" Loveland #16
1994 "Turn Up The Power" N-Trance #23
1995 "I Need Somebody" Loveland #21
1995 "Don't Make Me Wait" Loveland #22
1995 "The Wonder of Love" Loveland #53
1997 "Lift Me Up" Gems for Jem
1998 "Lover" Rachel McFarlane #38
2004 "Take Me To The Clouds Above" LMC #1
2005 "Lover" (re-recording) Rachel McFarlane #36
2006 "You Get What You Give" LMC
2009 "Don't Stop Me Now" Side Effect

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search birth records 1837-2006 | Fully searchable indexed birth records". Findmypast.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-01. 
  2. ^ "AOL.com Video - You've Got EJ Scott". Video.aol.com. 2011-12-15. Retrieved 2012-01-01. 
  3. ^ "Rachel Mcfarlane Lover (all Around The World) @ Top40-Charts.com - Songs & Videos from 49 Top 20 & Top 40 Music Charts from 30 Countries". Top40-charts.com. 2005-01-23. Retrieved 2012-01-01. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ UK. "Rachel McFarlane | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's". Myspace.com. Retrieved 2012-01-01. 
  6. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 332 & 339. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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