Vivien Vee

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Viviana Andreattini (born May 2, 1960), known under the stage name of Vivien Vee, is a retired Italian singer.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Trieste, Vee debuted in 1979 as an electronic disco project produced by Claudio Simonetti and Giancarlo Meo.[1][2]

Her song "Give Me a Break" became a minor hit in the American dance charts.[3] The song "Higher" peaked at No. 36 in the Italian Chart.[4] Another song of hers, "Remember", was featured in the 2005 video game The Warriors.[5] She released her last single in 1989.

Between 1982 and 1984, she posed semi-nude in men's magazines such as Playmen, Blitz, and the Italian edition of Playboy.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1979: Vivien Vee
  • 1979: Give Me a Break
  • 1983: With Vivien Vee

Selected singles[edit]

  • 1979: "Give Me a Break"
  • 1979: "Remember"
  • 1981: "Pick Up"
  • 1983: "Just For Me"
  • 1983: "Higher"
  • 1984: "Americano"
  • 1987: "Heartbeat"
  • 1989: "Cross My Heart"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Shapiro. Turn the Beat Around: The Secret History of Disco. Macmillan, 2006. p. 278. ISBN 0-86547-952-6. 
  2. ^ Alan Jones, Jussi Kantonen. Saturday night forever: the story of disco. A Cappella Books, 2000. ISBN 1-55652-411-0. 
  3. ^ "Claudio Simonetti". LastFM. Retrieved 4 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: V". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "The Warriors". AllGame. Retrieved 4 December 2011. 

Further reading[edit]

  • "Vivien Vee, la triestina del rock", La Stampa, March 26, 1983, p.21

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