Sybil (singer)

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Sybil Lynch (born June 2, 1965, New Jersey), known simply as Sybil,[1] is an American R&B and pop singer who had a successful career the 1980s and 1990s.

Career[edit]

Sybil began recording in 1986 and is best known for her cover versions of Dionne Warwick's hits "Don't Make Me Over" and "Walk On By", which were released in 1989 and 1990, respectively. They were both Top 20 successes on the UK Singles Chart, with the latter being the highest charting position for this Burt Bacharach/Hal David classic (#6), closely followed by Gabrielle (#7). Her other hits include the Stock/Waterman-written "When I'm Good and Ready" (UK #5) and her cover of "The Love I Lost" (UK #3).

Sybil appeared on the UK version of the TV series Hit Me, Baby, One More Time in 2005 performing her hit "When I'm Good and Ready".

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US
[2]
US R&B
[2]
CAN
[3]
NZ
[4]
UK
[5]
1987 Let Yourself Go 92
1989 Sybil [A]
  • Second studio album
  • Release date: September 20, 1989
  • Label: Next Plateau
75 12 61 3 21
1990 Sybilization
  • Third studio album
  • Release date: October 19, 1990
  • Label: Next Plateau
70
1993 Doin' It Now
  • Fourth studio album
  • Release date: March 3, 1993
  • Label: Next Plateau
Good 'N' Ready
  • Fifth studio album
  • Release date: May 14, 1993
  • Label: Next Plateau
13
1997 Still a Thrill
  • Sixth studio album
  • Release date: December 8, 1997
  • Label: Coalition
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
  • A Album was released as Sybil in North America and Australasia and as Walk On By in the United Kingdom.

Compilation albums[edit]

  • 1997: Greatest Hits

Remix album[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
US
Dan

[2]
CAN
[3]
GER
[6]
IRE
[7]
NLD
[8]
NZ
[4]
UK
[5]
1986 "Falling in Love" 29 29 68 Let Yourself Go
1987 "Let Yourself Go" 46 23 32
"My Love Is Guaranteed" 54 4 42
1988 "Can't Wait (On Tomorrow)" 90 49 Sybil
1989 "Don't Make Me Over" 20 2 4 58 40 48 1 19
"Walk On By" 74 3 7 21 15 2 6
"All Through the Night" 84 Let Yourself Go
1990 "Crazy 4 U" (featuring Salt-n-Pepa) 19 30 26 71 Sybil
"I Wanna Be Where You Are" 86
"Make It Easy on Me" 52 76 99 Sybilization
1991 "Open Up the Door"
"Go On" 78
"Let It Rain"
"Lovely Day"
1993 "You're the Love of My Life" 90 37 Doin' It Now!
"The Love I Lost" (with West End) 18 68 9 3
"When I'm Good and Ready" 46 6 5 Good 'N' Ready
"Beyond Your Wildest Dreams" 90 41
"Stronger Together" 41
"My Love Is Guaranteed" (Remix) 48 Non-album song
1996 "So Tired of Being Alone" 53
1997 "When I'm Good and Ready" (Remix) 66
"Still a Thrill" 55 Still a Thrill
"Why" 86
1998 "When I Fall in Love" (with The Klub Family) Non-album song
2002 "When I Fall in Love" (with Blaze)
"You Should've Told Me
2006 "Don't Give Up"
"It's Too Late"
2008 "Shining Star"
2009 "Stronger (Don't Look Back)"
2011 "Troubled Waters"
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Featured singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak position Album
US
R&B
1990 "Independent" Salt-n-Pepa 85 Blacks' Magic

Covers[edit]

Her song "Make It Easy On Me" was covered by Lisa Scott-Lee on the Steps album Steptacular.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (14 May 1992) CELEBRATING WITH SYBIL UP-AND-COMING POP SINGER'S A FAMILIAR FACE TO LOCAL FOLKS, News & Record (Greensboro), Retrieved October 28, 2010
  2. ^ a b c d e "US Charts > Sybil". Billboard. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "CAN Charts > Sybil". RPM. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "NZ Charts > Sybil". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "UK Charts > Sybil". Official Charts Company. Retrieved June 28, 2013. 
  6. ^ "GER Charts > Sybil". Media Control Charts. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  7. ^ "IRE Charts Search > Sybil". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  8. ^ "NLD Charts > Sybil". MegaCharts. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  9. ^ "US Certifications > Sybil". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 

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