Erica Packer

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Erica Packer
Also known asErica Baxter
OriginGunnedah, NSW, Australia
GenresPop
Occupation(s)Model
Singer
Songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2000 - present

Erica Louise Packer (née Baxter; born 10 November 1977) is an Australian singer and model. She was the second wife of Australia's eighth richest man, James Packer.

Music career[edit]

In 2006, Baxter signed a multiple-album recording contract with SonyBMG Music Australia.[1] Packer began working with ARIA Award-Winning Australian Music Producer Audius Mtawairia who produced most of the album in Sydney, New South Wales.[2] Packer wrote eight tracks for the record. Packer released the Natasha Bedingfield penned first single I Spy which peaked at #12 on the Australasian Singles Chart. The track was featured on the Compilation CD So Fresh: The Hits of Summer 2007.[3] The album Through My Eyes was released on 28 April 2007 in Australia and peaked on the Australian Hitseekers Chart at #18.[4] As of August 2012 Baxter has not made any mention on plans to record her second album.

Personal life[edit]

Erica Baxter was born in Gunnedah, northwest New South Wales, on 10 November 1977 and attended the private girls' school Abbotsleigh.

She married James Packer on 20 June 2007 after dating on and off for four years.[5] The wedding was at the Antibes town hall, or Hotel de Ville, on the French Riviera.[6] Baxter and Packer have three children: daughter Indigo Alice (born 27 July 2008), son Jackson Lloyd (born 2 February 2010) and daughter Emmanuelle Sheelah (born 22 September 2012). In September 2013, James and Erica Packer announced their separation.[7]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Dreams" (040 featuring Erica Baxter) (2001)
  • "I Spy" (2006) - #57 Australia
  • "I Don't Feel a Thing" (2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collar, Matt (30 April 2007). "Erica Baxter - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  2. ^ AU. "Audius | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's". Myspace.com. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Compilations2006". Aria.com.au. Archived from the original on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Pandora Archive" (PDF). Pandora.nla.gov.au. 23 August 2006. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  5. ^ "Billions worth of iron in them thar hills - Business - Business". smh.com.au. 15 November 2007. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  6. ^ "James and Erica's lavish wedding". Woman's Day. 22 June 2007. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  7. ^ "James Packer splits with wife Erica after six years of marriage". The Australian. 6 September 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2013.

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