Connie (Burmese singer)

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Connie
ကော်နီ
Birth name Yadana Tun[1]
Born Mingaladon, Yangon, Myanmar
Genres Burmese pop, Burmese heavy metal
Occupation(s) singer, actress
Years active 1986–1990s
Associated acts New Wave band

Connie (Burmese: ကော်နီ, Burmese pronunciation: [kɔ̀nì]; born Yadana Tun (ရတနာထွန်း, [jədənà tʰʊ́ɴ])) is a Burmese singer, known for her Burmese language covers of American heavy metal and pop songs. She was most popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Connie got her start as a background vocalist for the New Wave band. In the mid-1980s, she was signed by successful cover songwriter Thukhamein Hlaing for three albums. She released her first album, Tarzan, in 1986, and achieved success with her follow-up album Ninja.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moe Moe Aung (December 2007). "A Sound of Heavy Metal Music". People Magazine Myanmar (in Burmese). 
  2. ^ "Musician Profile: Connie". Life Style Magazine (in Burmese). 3 (1): 30. January 2000.