Fancy (singer)

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Fancy
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Fancy in Munich, Germany (2008)
Background information
Birth nameManfred Alois Segieth
Also known asTess Teiges
BornMunich, Germany
OriginGermany
Genresdisco
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, producer
Years active1962–present
LabelsMetronome Music, ZYX Music, Polydor, Koch International, G.I.B. Music & Distribution GmbH, What's Up ?!, 69 Records (Germany), BMG, Koch Music, Happy Vibes Records.
WebsiteOfficial Web page

Fancy (real name Manfred Alois Segieth) is a German disco singer who was popular in the mid to late 1980s.[1]

Career[edit]

The german producer, hit-songwriter and pop singer, started a successful international career in 1984 with the production sung by him, the worldwide disco classic hit "Slice Me Nice", makes it with his second hit "Chinese Eyes" onto 2nd place of the US Billboard Dance Charts and is in the Top 10 on the USA Billboard for 1985 with "Chinese Eyes" and "Come Inside". Fancy had a number 1 in Spain with "Bolero" and, for instance, from the mid 80s in Germany with 9 of his singles - in a row - he landed in the Top 10 or Top 20 in the Media Control Singles charts. His biggest hit "Flames Of Love" has been heard worldwide since 1988.

Fancy is the remix producer of: "Mind Is The Magic", "Michael Jackson", "West End Girls", "One More Chance" and "Pet Shop Boys".

At the age of 70, Fancy surpassed the Scorpions' Guinness record (2010: highest pop concert, La Paz, Bolivia) on July 16 2016 and on March 17 2017 in La Paz in the stadium and high above La Paz in El Alto at over 4000 m elevation with two open-air shows.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2008 – Forever Magic
  • 2008 – Forever Magic (pre-released in Russia, with different cover sleeve and bonus tracks)
  • 2004 – Voices from Heaven (album Christmas in Vegas re-release)
  • 2001 – Locomotion
  • 2000 – Strip Down
  • 1999 – D.I.S.C.O.
  • 1998 – Blue Planet (album Blue Planet Zikastar re-release with bonus)
  • 1996 – Christmas in Vegas
  • 1996 – Colours of Life
  • 1995 – Blue Planet Zikastar
  • 1991 – Six: Deep in My Heart
  • 1990 – Five
  • 1989 – All My Loving
  • 1988 – Flames of Love
  • 1986 – Contact [#43 Sweden]
  • 1985 – Get Your Kicks [#13 Switzerland, #13 Sweden]

Singles[edit]

Chart positions listed here are from the official German pop chart.

  • Slice Me Nice (1984) #11
  • Chinese Eyes (1984) #9
  • Get Lost Tonight (1985) #31
  • Lady Of Ice (1987) #13
  • Latin Fire (1987) #24
  • China Blue (1988) #50
  • Flames Of Love (1988) #14
  • Fools Cry (1988) #18
  • No Tears (1989) #44

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eurodancehits.com Fancy Biography". eurodancehits.com. Retrieved 2016-08-08.
  2. ^ "FANCY - Biography". www.eurodancehits.com.

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