Sian Evans

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Sian Evans
Kosheen Sian Evans Wien2008.jpg
Sian Evans performing with Kosheen in 2008
Background information
Birth name Sian Evans
Born (1973-10-09) 9 October 1973 (age 40)
Origin Welsh
Genres Trip hop, drum and bass, rock, synthpop
Years active 1999–present
Associated acts Kosheen, DJ Fresh, Roger Shah

Sian Evans (born 9 October 1973) is a Welsh singer-songwriter from Caerphilly.[citation needed] She is a member of the band Kosheen, where she has found major success across Europe.

Career[edit]

Sian was invited to sing on songs written by Markee Substance and Darren Decoder in 1998[1] and Kosheen was formed. She has also done other work with Simon Kingman and played live at Glastonbury 2008.[2]

In 2011, she featured on DJ Fresh's song, "Louder", which was used as part of a Lucozade Lite advertising campaign in the UK and Ireland. The song was released on 3 July 2011. It debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart, Download Chart, UK Dance Chart, UK Indie Chart and the Scottish Charts with first week sales of 140,000 copies.[3] It also peaked number four on the Irish Singles Chart based on UK success.

Evans also appears on several tracks on Roger Shah's artist album Openminded!?. A new version of "Hide U" along with two other original tracks "In The Light" and "Shine" all appear on the album.

Discography[edit]

With Kosheen[edit]

Main article: Kosheen discography

As a featured artist[edit]

Year Song Chart positions Album
UK
[4]
UK
Dance

[5]
UK
Indie

[6]
BEL
(FL)

[7]
BEL
(WA)

[7]
IRE
[8]
SCO
[9]
2010 "Your Move"
(with Martin Eyerer)[10]
98 Non-album single
2011 "Louder"
(with DJ Fresh)
1 1 1 5 43 4 1 nextlevelism
2013 "We Are One"
(with Brains)[11]
Full Range

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kosheen biography". allmusic. 
  2. ^ "Glastonbury 2008: Friday's line-up". Guardian.com. 
  3. ^ "All hail Louder at number one". The Official Charts Company. 10 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  4. ^ DJ Fresh. chartstats.com. Retrieved on 2011-12-04.
  5. ^ 2011 Top 40 Dance Singles Archive. theofficialcharts.com (2011-07-16). Retrieved on 2011-12-04.
  6. ^ 2011 Top 40 Independent Singles Archive. theofficialcharts.com (2011-07-16). Retrieved on 2011-12-04.
  7. ^ a b DJ FRESH. ultratop.be. Retrieved on 2011-12-04.
  8. ^ TOP 50 SINGLES, WEEK ENDING 7 July 2011. chart-track.co.uk. Retrieved on 2011-12-04.
  9. ^ 2010 Top 40 Scottish Singles Archive. theofficialcharts.com (2010-08-14). Retrieved on 2011-12-04.
  10. ^ Martin Eyerer Feat. Sian Kosheen* – Your Move . discogs.com (2010-12-06). Retrieved on 2011-12-04.
  11. ^ Brains - Full Range. last.fm Retrieved on 2014-07-02.

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